This Vet Nurse Awareness Month, VVS have enjoyed recognising and celebrating some of the amazing veterinary nurses that work within our partner practices with the launch of VVS Vet Nurse Awards, 2022! We invited all of our partner practices to nominate the outstanding individuals in their team … [Read more...] about Vet Nurse Awareness Month- May 2022
The Asymptomatic MVD Patient Dr Nuala Summerfield and Dr Brigite Pedro VVS Cardiology Specialists Mitral valve disease (MVD) is the most common acquired cardiac disease in dogs. There have been some fairly recent innovations in staging and treatment of MVD. Read on to find out … [Read more...] about Mitral Valve Disease
Medical Management of the BOAS Patient for Sleep and Gastrointestinal Disorders Dr Stefanie Mitze RCVS Internal Medicine Specialist Brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome (BOAS) is a chronic conformation-related respiratory disorder. Affected dogs show mainly noisy and … [Read more...] about The BOAS Patient
DCM- To treat or not to treat? Dr Nuala Summerfield and Dr Brigite Pedro VVS Cardiologists and RCVS and European Specialists in Veterinary Cardiology Case Study A 7 year old male Dobermann, Odin, presents for an annual vaccination and health check. He’s up to date on … [Read more...] about Asymptomatic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Dr Stefanie Mitze DVM MRCVS DipECVIM-CA Internal MedicineEBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine We would like to introduce “Paddy” an 11y old male neutered Border Collie who presented as an emergency with severe sudden onset lethargy, weakness and … [Read more...] about The Hypoglycaemic Border Collie
Dr Nicki Grint BVSc PhD DVA DipECVAA MRCVSRCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia Background Max was an 8-week-old cross bred puppy, weighing in at only 2.68kg when he was referred to the specialist centre where our anaesthesia consultant, Dr Nicki Grint was … [Read more...] about Anaesthetising an 8-week old puppy… making an anaesthetic plan.
You have heard about Virtual Veterinary Specialists (VVS) and their live-guided veterinary work-ups. But what does this virtual referral look like? How would it work in my practice? Read on to find out more… It is another busy morning of consults. You are fully booked and the last vomiting and … [Read more...] about Working with a veterinary specialist virtually – the dawn of ‘virtual referral’
Dr Pedro Oliveira DVM, MRCVS, Diplomate ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)VVS Cardiology Specialist Syncope or seizure? The distinction between a seizure, a syncopal episode or simply falling over may be quite challenging. The distress of witnessing such an episode may also influence the ability of … [Read more...] about Fit, faint or falling over?