Smith, D. & Copper, B. (2015). Regulations relating to Registered Veterinary Nurses in the United Kingdom. Manuscript submitted for publication
Veterinary nursing is now a well recognise professional route in the UK. There is considerable capacity within the industry to increase the number of veterinary nurses employ...
Smith, D., Dougherty, K. & Yates, K. (2015). Ensuring standards of clinical care provided by veterinary nurses through regulation, registration and accredited training.
The gestation of veterinary nursing as a recognised and self-regulated profession in the United Kingdom can be best described as long and difficult. Caught between the twin e...
Cooper, B. & Smith, D. (2015). Veterinary Nurse training in the UK
Veterinary Nursing in the UK is still a relatively young profession. Whilst it is known that there were
animal nurses in existence in the late 1800’s the role and title ‘Veter...
Smith, D. & Webster, B. Addressing professional competency barriers that restrict bilateral international mobility of undergraduate veterinary nursing students. Manuscript submitted for publication
This paper is primarily aimed at addressing some of the issues that relate to student mobility in the area of veterinary nurse education across the world. Mobility of veterin...
Smith, D. & Hussian, M. Putting employer engagement at the heart of Higher Education degree programmes. Sharing Edinburgh Napier University’s experiences. Manuscript submitted for publication
Edinburgh Napier University has 50 year history of working with regional employers to develop programmes of study which produce appropriately skilled and qualified graduates. ...
Smith, D. (2014). Value and training of veterinary nurses: Curriculum and qualification.
Waugh, A., Smith, D. & Horsburgh, D. (2013). Desirable values-based attributes and key skills of candidates: Perceptions of registered and unregistered nurses and midwives.
Waugh, A., Smith, D. & Horsburgh, D. (2012). Values-based attributes and key skills for nursing and midwifery candidates: the perceptions of registered and unregistered nurses and midwives.
Smith, D. & Hollands, T. (2008). A preliminary study to investigate the physical activity, sedentary behaviour and energy balance in the grazing horse; potential opportunities to manage weight.
Smith, D. (2008). The Mathematical Dog.
Extraordinary Animals Season 2 Episode 1 S2E1
Maggie is a seven-year-old Jack Russell that can do simple mathematical calculations by tapping correct answers using her paw. ...
Wood, S. J., Smith, D., Muir, C. J., Oliver, J. & Cuddeford, D. (2006). The effect of pasture restriction on dry matter intake by foraging donkeys in the UK. In Pearson, R. A., Muir, C. J. & Farrow, M. (Eds.)
Measuring daily food intake of foraging animals is essential if accurate feeding rations are to be implemented. The alkane technique, which has recently been validated in equi...
Wood, S. J., Smith, D., Muir, C. J. & Cuddeford, D. (2006). Seasonal variation of digestible energy requirements of mature donkeys in the UK. In Pearson, R. A., Muir, C. J. & Farrow, M. (Eds.)
At present there are no published feeding guidelines specific to donkeys. Current recommendations are to feed 0.75 of horse energy needs on a body weight basis. However, it ha...
Smith, D., Cuddeford, D., Mayes, R. & Hollands, T. (2006). The dry matter intake of grazing horses.
Smith, D. (2004). Key ingredients in the integration of crop and livestock systems of Africa.
Smith, D. & Pearson, R. A. (2002). Factors affecting the survival of donkeys in semi-arid regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. ISBN 0-907146-17-1
Paper published in PEARSON, R.A., FIELDING, D. and TABBAA, D. Eds. (2003). Fourth International Colloquium on Working Equines. Proceedings of an International Colloquium held ...