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In this section you will find articles with personal journeys, opinions and advice on a wide range of subjects related to living in the United Kingdom and also the work of a veterinary surgeon. If you don’t see something you’re interested in, feel free to contact me and let me know!

 

UK Veterinary Blogs

Common diseases you will deal with in older cats

This week we are focusing more on the clinical side of being a vet and since I’m a crazy cat lady, I thought I would write about some of the most common problems you will pick up when you are examining cats in the UK. I’m curious to hear if this is also what you find...

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Struggles of working in clinical practice in the UK

It’s not all roses and rainbows… and each profession has their own problems, which are different in different countries. This is particularly noticeable if you have worked in your own country and then moved to the UK. Many things will be different, and you will enjoy...

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5 cultural aspects of British people

So this is not going to be the same everywhere, but there are certain aspects of British culture we may not be familiar with which will make us “look bad” without us realising it. Cultural differences account for one of the biggest challenges overseas vets have being...

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How to join a supporting peer network

So the title of this blog may be a bit confusing for you - what the heck am I talking about using all these “fancy” words???   Here’s the thing - when we come from a different country to live and work in the UK, we are going to face challenges, a lot of...

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5 myths about clinical practice in the UK

Many overseas vets have a bit of an idea about UK practice and that’s why so many of them want to practise veterinary medicine in the UK, even if temporarily. However, not all we think is true actually is true. There are some myths about UK practice that I would like...

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Understanding Pet Health Schemes and Plans

This week we’re focusing on something you may never have come across back in your own country - health plans and schemes. Note we are not talking about pet insurance. Both pet insurance and pet plans often get owners confused and may also confuse you, which is why we...

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