Good company: corporate veterinary groups

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Although corporate veterinary groups are sometimes seen as 'big business', what advantages do they offer? As Dr Magdoline Awad steps in as the new...

Meet integrative veterinarian Dr Matthew Muir

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Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Integrative veterinarian Dr Matthew Muir is in big demand with the increasing number of clients who want practitioners who...

Compassion fatigue

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When having high empathy and a passion for your work becomes a drawback. By Megan Crawford Despite what Gerald Durrell would have us believe, veterinary...
Dr Bob Doneley

Dr Bob Doneley: why he’s the bird man

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A presentation to the Budgerigar Society of Bundaberg in 1982 had a far-reaching impact on the career of new veterinary graduate, Dr Bob Doneley. By Frank Leggett Dr Bob Doneley is...

The cipher room

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Spies, detectives and serial killers were the inspiration for Dr David Vella of Sydney Exotics + Rabbit Vets in Crows Nest, NSW, when building...

The outsider

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From late 2001 until mid 2011, Dr Lynn Simpson worked on live-export ships, tending to livestock literally covered in their own excrement. When she...
Dr Olivia James

Dr Olivia James—from the horse’s mouth

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Not only is Dr Olivia James an equine veterinary dentist specialist-in-training but she has also created a unique online equine dental portal that delivers...

Brush up

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The artwork of Dr Jillian Kelly of Local Land Services in Coonamble, NSW, is fun, colourful and very popular. “In 2014, the area around Coonamble...
anaesthesia-free dentistry for pets

Ending anaesthesia-free dentistry for pets

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An increasing number of lay practitioners are offering anaesthesia-free dentistry services across Australia. Now the AVA is taking a stand against it, reports Katie...

Alternative careers for veterinarians

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes For veterinarians wanting to expand their horizons beyond clinical work, there are plenty of other challenging and exciting avenues...