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The Vet Space Journal

You don’t have to fill anyone’s boots!

I’ve worked as a mixed practice vet for 8 years now and my life as a vet started on the beautiful peninsula that is Inishowen, Co. Donegal. Home to Ireland’s most northerly point, I accepted a job in one of the most picturesque spots in the country, living in a thatched cottage jutting into the Atlantic Ocean - sounds ideal, right?

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New Grad Tips from Darragh The Topical Vet

Con-grad-ulations to the Class of 2020! You all have taken different paths to get here, and you’ve overcome various obstacles to finally be able to join the veterinary profession. This is an exciting time, and it may be that some of the following is of interest as you begin to enjoy success in your career.

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Tackling Small Animal Cardiology Cases

It is estimated that approximately 10% of dogs and 15% of cats presenting to first opinion practice will have cardiac disease of some form. You therefore have a great opportunity to have a positive clinical impact on many of your patients by picking up on these potential cardiology cases and taking some initial steps toward diagnosis and treatment with the aim of improving their long term survival and quality of life.

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Hazell’s May Update

It’s hard to believe its mid-May but does anyone know what day of the week it is. Lockdown was a novelty for me at the beginning not having to be anywhere and finally taking some time for me, but the novelty has most definitely waned. It’s the lacking feeling of not having anything to look forward which is what makes the end of a busy spring seem worth it.

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When the Darkness becomes Light

Even in my saddest days, I have always been able to have a laugh and humour gets me through a lot, I think it’s inherent in Irish people. Find what will help you through your dark days too, laughter is a cure-all! Even if just for a moment.

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