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Veterinary

Case Studies in EcoHealth – Wellness of animals and ecosystems

Apr 11, 2024 by Freelance

EcoHealth is here intended as a field of research and practice that uses sustainable interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to promote the health and wellness of animals (including humans) and ecosystems. In this book, a broad range of EcoHealth practitioners present a number of case studies from around the world describing practical approaches to addressing current […]

Veterinary Necropsy of Dogs and Cats – Practical, Case-based Guide to Lesion Interpretation

Mar 25, 2024 by Freelance

A necropsy can be described as autopsy specified for animals, allowing the veterinarian to examine the various systems in their bodies. Veterinary Necropsy of Dogs and Cats is a practical, case-based guide to lesion interpretation which includes guidance for performing a necropsy and tissue sampling. It takes a body systems approach to cover the cardiovascular […]

The Dog Care Handbook – Self-help Book for Thoughtful Dog Owners

Mar 25, 2024 by Freelance

Many dog owners find that visiting the vet is stressful and costly. The outcomes can sometimes be unsatisfactory. Every dog owner should be able to find a vet they can trust who will respect their perspective and work within their budget. The Dog Care Handbook focuses on helping dog owners with questions regarding their pet […]

Gruel feeding as a management tool (Piglet Nutrition Notes Vol 2 – Chapter 1)

Feb 28, 2023 by Freelance

Gruel feeding as a management tool   Gruel feeding is a feeding management tool recommended for underprivileged piglets, mostly right after early weaning. This feeding method requires great attention to detail but pays dividends in speeding up the growth of small-for-age piglets. With gruel feeding we target the bottom 10–20% small-forage piglets in any weaning […]

Canine Behaviour in Mind – interview with the editor Suzanne Rogers

Oct 3, 2022 by Freelance

To celebrate the launch of Canine Behaviour in Mind, we asked the editor Suzanne Rogers a few questions about the book. In the interview below, Suzanne discusses how the book is different from other dog behaviour books, the target audience, the benefits of the book and the current challenges in dog and animal welfare.   […]

Veterinary ethical dilemmas

Apr 20, 2022 by Alessandro

As part of our recent ethical challenge run in April, we are now publishing the ethical dilemma faced by one of the participants plus a few extracts taken from Veterinary Ethics.   What is an ethical dilemma? Technically an ethical or moral dilemma occurs when there is a conflict between responsibilities or obligations of equal […]

To Vet School and Beyond

Dec 10, 2021 by Alessandro

Extract taken from To Vet School and Beyond by Lorna Clark, available through the links at the end of the post   To be a vet you need a specific qualification – a university degree in veterinary medicine which usually requires five years of study. That sounds like a long time, but there is a […]