5 facts you did not know about Dame Jane Goodall

5 facts you did not know about Dame Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Goodall is a British ethologist, best known for her revolutionizing work and long-term research on the chimpanzees of the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. Although, as I’ll discuss later, her methods have been considered unorthodox…

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What I'm doing to use less plastic

What I'm doing to use less plastic

Since I’m still not over my cold, today’s blog post is going to be a shorter one. Lately, these incredibly tragic videos on plastic pollution have been popping up in my social feeds. I’m very aware of the of how plastic affects our marine wildlife, yet I haven’t really altered much about my lifestyle to lower my own plastic usage.

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International Veterinary Seminar in the Czech Republic

International Veterinary Seminar in the Czech Republic

I’m sitting here in my PJ’s, sick as a dog, trying to publish this blog post that should have gone up yesterday. If I’m being completely honest, I’m still a bit tired from last weekend. However, the entire journey was well worth it!

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5 things you did not know about Sir David Attenborough

5 things you did not know about Sir David Attenborough

Today I’m starting a new blog series under the Animal Welfare category, where I present 5 facts about some of the greatest contributors to animal conservation, welfare, and rights. And what better way to start off the series than with...

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How I'm preparing for 2018

How I'm preparing for 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR! When I started this blog back in 2016, I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to keep this up throughout my entire time as a veterinary student. However, here we are, in 2018, and I still find that posting on this website is one of the most rewarding aspects of life as a vet student.

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Good times at the practice clinic

Good times at the practice clinic

I should go to the practice clinic far more often. Not only was today’s session very informative, but also very enjoyable! When we managed to find a blood vessel, and place the peripheral venous line properly, we literally cheered for each other...

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Brainstorming by the kitchen table

Brainstorming by the kitchen table

I’m currently sat by my kitchen table thinking, that instead of planning the upcoming week, I should just go ahead and plan the entire semester. Some would say I’m getting ahead of myself, but truth be told, I’m having a bit of a content drought, and I thought this might be interesting to some of you.

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The Metrics of Anatomy and Physiology

The Metrics of Anatomy and Physiology

I thought I’d do a revised edition of one of my most popular blog posts of last year, namely “The Metrics of Vet School”. Almost a year later, I felt there was a need for an updated, more accurate version. So today, I’m going to take you through an average day of studying Anatomy and Physiology in vet school, and how many hours I spend on an ideal day. It’s worth noting that not all days are like this, and today the stars aligned just perfectly for me to have a bit of extra time to read.

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All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great and Small

In the 1972 semi-autobiographical novelization of 1930s rural Yorkshire, “All Creatures Great and Small”, we meet a young James Herriot at the very start of his career. In the book...

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