Welcome to Vetworld!

Welcome to Vetworld!

As you may have noticed, I've only been blogging about once a week as of late.The reason why, in addition to there being a ton of things we need to get done before the end of the semester, is a project we’ve been working on. I can’t get into too much detail, as this is a school tradition, and needs to be kept a secret...

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Drawing blood and discussing work habits

Drawing blood and discussing work habits

You’ll have to excuse the irregular blogging schedule lately. Wednesday I decided not to blog since I was in such a good flow working on my dissection preparations, and yesterday, I accidentally fell asleep before I had time to blog. And although having a 10 hour...

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The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

Today was a day filled with baby animals, of all species and sizes. Every year, the Norwegian Kings farm, Kongsgården, releases all the cows into the open fields for the summer pastures. It’s an event marked by showing off all the lovely animals at the farm, farmers markets...

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My current anatomy and physiology study routine

My current anatomy and physiology study routine

Since being advised to draw more as a study method over on Instagram, I’ve been drawing up a storm. In addition to giving me a bit more perspective on where the different structures are in relation to each other, I’ve found that drawing...

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World Veterinary Day

World Veterinary Day

Saturday marked the seventeenth annual World Veterinary Day, with this year’s theme being “ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE - FROM AWARENESS TO ACTION”. As I’ve written about before in my “One Health Initiative”-blog post, lowering...

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Holiday daze

Holiday daze

Since I’ve been in a sort of holiday daze since Easter vacation, I haven’t been able to do as much studying as I’ve wanted to recently. Lately, work has been kind of piling up on me, with daily labs, dissections, lectures, and I’m sitting there like...

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Dissections and New Tech

Dissections and New Tech

I’m in the middle of preparing for tomorrow's dissection, where we’ll be looking at a dogs elbow, carpus, and phalanges, and I thought I’d update you on how all the dissections are going. As I mentioned in the last blog post, we’re well into...

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Could doing the same exam again and again be the best way to study?

Could doing the same exam again and again be the best way to study?

There’s a study technique I’ve been wanting to try out for a while, and I’m thinking that now is a good a time as ever to test it out. In episode 8 of the Relay FM podcast, Cortex, CGP Grey mentioned that when he was a physics teacher, the way he would...

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Dissecting my first brain – Anatomy and Physiology update

Dissecting my first brain – Anatomy and Physiology update

There’s something kind of surreal about holding a brain. When we were cutting, we were jokingly asking each other “where do you think the ‘good boy’-center is,” and wondering what dog breed the brain had belonged to. Then it really hit us...

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How I prepare for dissections

How I prepare for dissections

Since we’re dissecting dog brains tomorrow morning, I’ve decided to do a blog post on how I prepare for dissections. So without further ado, here are the three things I try to do to prepare for dissections...

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The 10-minute rule

The 10-minute rule

This is going up a bit late since we’re cat-sitting, and she’s a bit of a rascal. We’ve turned off the lights in the cat room (aka the kitchen), and right now we’re just waiting for her to fall asleep and stop what sounds like a demolition of our kitchen counters...

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The pros and cons of animal breeding

The pros and cons of animal breeding

This week we’ve had visitors from all the largest husbandry breeding companies in Norway, as well as the national breeding associations for dogs and horses. The concept of breeding is such a delicate subject to discuss, because there are a lot of differing opinions...

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The importance of self-care in the veterinary profession

The importance of self-care in the veterinary profession

Yesterday I attended a seminar put on by the university student council, and the veterinary association student group. The theme of the seminar was mental health and self-care as a vet student. Although I was only...

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