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    A quick update for everyone on the Best UK Vets 2017 Award - earlier this week, we held the Awards Ceremony for Penmellyn Vets’ St Columb Major clinic. The practice had gathered nearly 900 excellent reviews in the previous 12 months, and easily came out on top to win the overall Award! To recognise excellence in veterinary customer service, Susie Samuel (founder of VetHelpDirect, who sponsor the Awards) made the long journey down to Penmellyn in Cornwall. Despite the weather, she and some of our team were able to be there to present Penmellyn with a trophy, certificate and a specially commissioned cake.
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    (English) 5 things to think about when training rhinos (if you don’t have a rhino a dog will do just fine…)

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    Okay, so training a rhino is something that only a few people get to do. However, working close quarters with any animal can be enormously rewarding, especially when you achieve something together. Positive reinforcement training is the primary method used by professional animal trainers to work with their charges and it is a fantastic way to enrich an animal’s life and reduce potential stress.
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    General anaesthesia: an essential part of a vet’s tool kit

    A general anaesthetic is one of the key tools of a veterinary surgeon. So many anaesthetics are carried out in a typical vet clinic that it is easy to take the procedure for granted.
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    Best UK Vet Awards 2017 – the Results are In!

    You may have seen quite a bit about the Best UK Vets Awards recently (especially if you follow our Facebook page!). What are the Best UK Vet Awards? It is vital for people to know which businesses offer the best customer service - and when we’re entrusting the health of our pets to them, it’s doubly important. So, we sponsor these Awards, which are now in their fifth year. The way it works is very simple:
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    What the new Public Space Protection Orders mean for dog owners.

    Public Space Protection Orders were first introduced by the UK government in the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. They were intended to prevent anti-social behaviour in public places (a bit like the old fashioned “ASBOs”, Anti-Social Behaviour Orders, but for a place not a person).
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    I want to be a vet or a vet nurse… what should I do?

    vet nurseWorking as part of the veterinary team - whether as a vet or a vet nurse - is a very demanding, stressful, and incredibly rewarding job. However, as a result, both jobs are pretty competitive to get into! So, here are our Top Tips if you want to train as a vet or a vet nurse…
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