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Veterinary Specialist Career Options

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While many veterinary graduates follow a career working in a practice, some decide to become specialists, working in more specific areas than general practice. This can be a really rewarding career choice, particularly if you have a passion for a certain area of veterinary science. Below, we have outlined just some of the specialist veterinary… Read more »

What are the Current Issues in Veterinary Medicine?

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What’s the Future for the Veterinary Industry? You might believe that the veterinary industry is an area that will stay relatively stable over time. People continue to love their pets and, consequently, animal care is necessary. However, although vets will continue to play an essential role in our lives, the industry itself is facing some… Read more »

The Changing Attitudes Towards the Welfare of Animals

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How Has Animal Care Changed Over the Years? Animal care is a profession that is often associated with compassion and kindness, but there are many factors which have been responsible for its evolution. The British Veterinary Association recently published an Animal Welfare Strategy, demonstrating their commitment to welfare-driven animal care. In this blog post, we… Read more »

The life of a Student Vet Nurse

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Here at Synergy Vets, we like to talk all things veterinary.  We have been fortunate enough to chat to Laura, a Student veterinary nurse at Hartpury…     Check out a sample of her blog below, which can be found at https://thelifeofansvn.wordpress.com/     Back to school…. or Uni!   Hey guys! Today I’m going to talk… Read more »

Are You Suited to a Role in Animal Care?

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Working with animals is incredibly rewarding and might sound like a dream job but can you be sure that you are suited to the role? There are all sorts of careers in animal care but they often have certain things in common. We’ve put together a list of what you can expect from a job… Read more »

Working with Animals without a degree

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Have you always wanted to work with animals but think you don’t have the qualifications? If you’re looking for jobs which involve working with animals without a degree, read our blog post and discover your dream career!   No Degree? You Can Still Work With Animals   Although you need a degree to become a… Read more »

The Importance of Large Animal Veterinarians

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What are large animal vets?   A large animal vet is a licensed practitioner who is trained to attend to the medical needs of bigger animals such as cattle, sheep and horses. There are three specialisms within the field of large animal veterinarians: livestock, equine and zoo animals. The role of a large animal vet… Read more »

The Legalities of Animal Care

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The majority of us love our pets and want to ensure that we take the best possible care of them. However, it can sometimes be difficult to know your exact legal obligations as an animal owner. Animal welfare legislation states that you must take the appropriate steps to ensure that your pet is happy, healthy… Read more »