Kirsty qualified as an RVN in 1991, after studying for her nursing exams at the University of Bristol School of Veterinary Sciences. She has worked in small, mixed and zoo-based roles, and also regularly lectures.
Kirsty worked for PDSA in Plymouth for more than 10 years, and has always had a particular interest in the nursing of senior patients and rehabilitation. In 2017, she graduated from The Open University with a degree in natural sciences and this year completed a diploma in Galen canine myotherapy.
Kirsty is a charge nurse at Vets Direct and network coordinator (volunteer) for Canine Arthritis Management.
Breakthrough pain linked to OA in dogs
Kirsty Cavill explains how to identify and manage this type of abrupt affliction, which breaks through associated medications.