What are the Changes to Farm Vet Jobs Globally due to Covid?

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by Hollie Anne Hills The Covid-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on recruitment in the veterinary sector around the globe, and the profession continues to face various challenges and changes in working practices as a direct consequence. The farm veterinary sector faces its own unique set of changes and challenges, as it works to keep putting high-welfare food on … Read More

How Has Covid-19 Affected the Global Veterinary Industry?

By Dr Becky Nicholson MRCVS  Introduction The global pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, and the veterinary industry is no exception. The changes have been felt across all types of the industry but how have veterinary workers had to adapt?  Has there been any disruption for animal or staff welfare? And how does the future look? The Start … Read More

Working Abroad as a Vet Internationally – The Pros and Cons

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By Dr Holly Anne Hills MRCVS As veterinarians, we have a unique opportunity to work in almost every corner of the globe. With this comes the excitement of exploring new places and meeting new people, as well as professional growth and development. But before you take the leap and jet off on your big adventure, it’s important to weigh up … Read More

What Education Do I need to Become a Vet?

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by Dr. Hannah Godfrey BVetMed MRCVS If in your future, you see yourself performing surgery on dogs, treating horses with colic, or even helping a cow to birth a calf, you might be keen to find out what education you need to become a vet. The high demand for the limited student places at vet school has led to an … Read More

What Volunteer Options do I have as a Vet Student?

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by Holly Anne Hills As a vet student, you want to get the most out of your placements and learn as much as possible, but you also want to feel useful and valuable to your hosts. Volunteering is incredibly popular amongst vet students, as it usually provides you with more practical learning opportunities than your usual placements, as well as … Read More

June 2021 – Vet Visa Update for New Zealand

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In June 2021, it was announced by Immigration New Zealand that border exceptions for a further 50 general practice veterinarians will be granted. There are still some specific criteria around this, which we have outlined in a bit more detail for you. Criteria;   You must earn at least $85,000 per year You must have a minimum of 3 years … Read More

Do you want to be a Small or Large Animal Vet?

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Dr. Hannah Godfrey BVetMed MRCVS When studying at vet school there seems to be, broadly speaking, two types of vet student. One type has known long before their first day in the lecture theatre whether their future career is out in the country air or inside a small animal practice or hospital. The other type open-mindedly enjoys many aspects of … Read More

5 Exotic Destinations Where Vets Can Find Jobs

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Ever dreamt about travelling the world whilst earning a living? Having a veterinary qualification can give you the opportunity to live and work anywhere you like. There are lots of great opportunities for vets in the UK, Ireland, the USA and Canada but if you’re after something a little more exotic, there are a host of off-the-beaten-track opportunities out there … Read More

Why Choose to Work as a Vet in the UK?

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If you’ve got a veterinary degree and you’re looking to travel, you might be wondering about becoming a vet in the UK. Working as a vet in the UK can be incredibly rewarding. There’s a lot to see and do, and lots of different areas to explore. So, what does working as a vet in the UK involve? Daily life … Read More

What Does a Vet Job Involve?

Being a vet can be an extremely rewarding career. It takes years of hard work and commitment to achieve a degree in veterinary medicine. You will qualify being able to treat farm, equine and companion animals. Once you have the degree, it opens the door to a great variety of possible careers. So, whether you are at secondary school considering … Read More