Opinion

Ensuring there is not a dry eye in the house

Powered by the VetCompass Programme at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), Dr Dan O'Neill and colleagues analysed clinical data on 363 898 dogs to identify predictors for dry eye (keratoconjunctivitis sicca). Dan explores how veterinary nurses can use this information to help improve the welfare of dogs.

Summer parasite update 2021

Following a tumultuous 2020 which could not have been predicted, it was expected that 2021 would have returned to ‘normal’ by now. However, 2021 is...

Summer poisons

Spending time in the garden, in the countryside or by the sea can be present hazards to pets. Nicola Bates highlights some of the poisons that can...

Obesity in dogs: a growing issue

Using the VetCompass ‘big data’ approach Camilla Pegram et al were able to analyse data from 22 333 dogs, 1580 of which were recorded as overweight to...

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