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Cert VN ECC surpasses 100 graduates milestone

We are thrilled to announce that the Cert VN ECC has reached the amazing milestone of over 100 successful Certificate holders. It is a fantastic achievement for the students, but at the same time cements the reputation of the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency & Critical Care across the nursing profession. We are extremely proud to confirm that there are now a fantastic 141 successful CertVNECC Certificate holders across the UK and Ireland. Read on for more information and hear from current students and successful certificate holders on their experiences of the Cert VN and what they gained from it. read more

Learning Opportunities in Emergency & Critical Care

With the creation of the new European College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care, the field of ECC has now “achieved recognition for ECC as a defined speciality in Europe” confirms Amanda Boag, Clinical Director at Vets Now Head of Clinical Development at Vets Now Wendy Busby added, Those clinicians with an interest in ECC will continue to have high expectations for their CPD, therefore it’s imperative that any ECC training event should not only fulfil but exceed those expectations. As the largest Emergency & Critical Care Congress in the UK, the 11th ECC UK Congress offers all veterinary practitioners a unique opportunity to enjoy cutting edge, challenging, accessible and affordable CPD right here in the UK." read more

Did you know dogs can donate blood too? Read Dolly's story

Over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, two and a half year old French bulldog, Dolly, was admitted to Vets Now Sheffield, with problems giving birth. Dolly ended up requiring a Caesarean section, and whilst under anaesthetic her uterus ruptured and she haemorrhaged. After one phone call to Pet Blood Bank UK, a bag of blood was on its way to our emergency clinic. read more

Barbecue Dangers for Dogs Infographic

As the weather heats up and everyone heads outside, we want to remind pet parents that keeping animals safe from accidental poisonings and potential hazards should not end once you've stepped outside. At Vets Now, we tend to see a rise in injuries and poisonings over holiday weekends, particularly if we get a spate of hot weather. We've created some helpful guidelines and presented them in the infographic. read more

Successful Crieff 2 Day Small Animal CPD Meeting welcomes record delegates

Our Crieff two-day small animal CPD meeting continues to go from strength to strength as a record number of delegates headed to the event in Perthshire this year. Held at the Crieff Hydro Hotel in Perthshire on May 15th and 16th, the event welcomed a variety of renowned veterinary speakers and delivered more than 30 hours of CPD for the attending veterinary professionals. read more