Should I Work as a Corporate or Independent Vet?

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By Dr Sarah-Jane Molier MRCVS Whether you are a new graduate just embarking on your career, or a seasoned vet looking for a change, you may well be wondering whether to choose an independent or a corporate practice. Corporate practices were born in 1999, when the legislation restricting practice ownership was relaxed. Non-vets could become practice owners for the first … Read More

Vet Practice Career not for you? Here are your Options…

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A surprising number of vets work hard through school and veterinary school, only to pop out at the other side and find themselves no longer wanting to be a vet. Many will start their career in practice and get to a couple of years in before realising veterinary medicine isn’t what they thought it would be. Sound familiar? So, what … Read More

How to Improve your Employability as a Vet

How to improve your Employability as a Vet

Whether it’s your first vet job after graduating or a more experienced position, you want it to be the perfect role for you at that stage of your career. Find out how you can improve your employability with our top tips to landing your dream job in the veterinary industry… Think about what employers are looking for… So, you can … Read More

Locum Vets – The Benefits?

JUNE NEWS   Vets To Be Added To Shortage List in the UK? The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended that veterinary surgeons be added to the shortage occupation list. The RVC and BVA in the UK made a submission for the MAC to review in autumn 2018 which has been received with positivity. This would prioritise professionals on the … Read More

Case Study: Working as a Vet in New Zealand

Vet Jobs in New Zealand and Worldwide, Locum & Permanent Vet Jobs, Vet jobs New Zealand for Vets and Vet Nurses

Vet Jobs in New Zealand Taking a vet job in New Zealand, or indeed anywhere abroad is a once in a lifetime experience, and for Ally, it was no different.  Ally has a busy lifestyle, being a vet, however, by using the digital service here at the vet service and connecting with Jen, one of our recruitment consultants the algorithms … Read More

Where Can Vets Work?

Where can you work in 2019 in the veterinary industry? So 2019 is off with a blast but what are your options in 2019 as someone working in the veterinary industry. There is certainly a changing climate within the industry at the moment. Over the past few years, we have seen a huge drive amongst vets to find more flexible … Read More

Mdzananda Animal Clinic

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Mdzananda Animal Clinic South African Animal clinic needs your help after losing their major funder On the 27thof March, the Mdzananda Animal Clinic in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa, launched its largest campaign yet. The ‘Become a #PawMember’ campaign aims to sign up 3000 Paw Members, each donating £6 per month to keep their doors open. This came about after … Read More

One Health Week

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One Health Week 29th Oct-2nd Nov 2018 Blog By Elliot Jessamine – Vet Futures One Health Action Group Member and Vet Student @ Glasgow Vet School. Video By: Ginnie Baker Vet Futures One Health Action Group Member and Vet Student @ Edinburgh Vet School. The One Health initiative was devised to encourage sharing of expertise and information between various professional … Read More

The Vet Service CPD

The Vet Service CPD

Veterinary CPD The Vet Service CPD Wed 19th Sept Hilton Hotel Templepatrick Midday until 7pm. In conjunction with Boehringer. TheVetService.com are excited and privileged to be able offer an exciting line up of speakers for its inaugural CPD Day. Karl Bovenizer MVB, CertVC, MRCVS is headlining a line up of top quality speakers with a range of skills and qualities. … Read More

The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead Dealing with Life Choices and Veterinary Jobs Author: Lynn McKeown  Strategic Business consultant – Zoetis On a cold, damp, early Saturday spring morning, dressed in warm clothes, gloves, hat and raincoat, I found myself standing at the side of a large rugby pitch at our local club. I could have been in so many other warmer, more comfortable … Read More