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Each week I publish the Freewheelin' video Q&A show and each month an episode of Blunt Dissection Podcast. I also publish articles randomly from time to time. 

In order to submit a question to freewheelin' please record a video and following the format closely:

1. State who you are and where you are from.
2. Ask your question as concisely as possible, it must be under 30 seconds long.

3. Upload your video using this form.


We do not guarantee to answer all questions, especially ones that have been answered previously. 

October 29, 2020

Are you applying for a job in the veterinary profession but don't know where to start when it comes to writing a CV and cover letter? Don't stare at your blank screen any longer! In this episode of the Veterinary Career Success Show, Dr Dave explains how you can write...

October 22, 2020

On today’s show, I’m joined by double European record holder, gold medalist, and Olympic athlete, Laura Muir.

Laura made her debut in senior athletics representing Great Britain at the 2013 World Championships and is the current British record holder over 1500m. In 20...

October 8, 2020

2020: what a year (so far). Many of you have graduated from vet school during the Covid-19 pandemic, which means you are entering your first jobs without the extensive practical experiences that often come in the final year. In these unprecedented circumstances, how ca...

September 30, 2020

 Thank you for tuning in to my webinar on veterinary leadership titled: 'How to Run a Successful Veterinary Practice Without all the Drama'. Above you can find the replay which will only be available for the next 72 hours.

For more information about VetX:Leaders, plea...

September 24, 2020

On today’s show, I’m joined by Dr BJ Miller. BJ is a practising hospice and palliative medicine physician in San Francisco, an author and speaker, best known for his TED Talk, "What Really Matters at the End of Life”. He has been on the teaching faculty at UCSF School...

September 17, 2020

In the latest episode of Freewheelin', Dr Dave gives you 4 tips to communicate with clients effectively. 

No one tells you this at vet school, but being a successful veterinarian largely rests on how you communicate with clients. If you can't communicate your ideas and...

September 10, 2020

How can I negotiate successfully and get myself a good deal? Great question! From negotiating a pay raise, to navigating contract terms during a job interview, negotiating with your boss can feel intimidating. 

But, it shouldn't be! Really, negotiation should be a disc...

September 4, 2020

Feeling the pressure yet? As a new vet, you might feel like you have to know EVERYTHING right from the start in order to be a success. You are worried about diagnosing correctly and communicating with the client. On top of this, consultations don't seem long enough. Ho...

August 28, 2020

On today’s show I’m joined by not one, but two awesome guests as we take on the towering elephant in the room of veterinary medicine - MONEY! More specifically, DEBT!

To dissect this huge issue we have a two for one deal where I’m joined by vets and financial experts...

August 13, 2020

Eek! The three mistakes new veterinary leaders make! Leaders often get promoted because of their technical prowess, but lack the essential leadership skills they need to be successful in their new role. Transitioning from vet to leader is especially hard; you can get s...

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