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Dr Kate Toyer’s transition to happiness

Kate ToyerDrs Kate Toyer and Tara Cashman, with vet student, Erin , intubating a dog in preparation for surgery.

Dr Kate Toyer passionately believes that embracing diversity and inclusion is of immense value to society, business and the veterinary profession. By Kerryn Ramsey Dr Kate Toyer is a veterinarian, wife and father of three children. For the past three years, […]

Professor Vanessa Barrs is going viral

Professor Vanessa BarrsProfessor Vanessa Barrs aspired to be a vet from the time she was small. Photography: Arunas Klupsa

In a career dedicated to the research and improvement of feline health, Professor Vanessa Barrs has researched, identified and treated a number of deadly viruses. By Frank Leggett Feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) is the oldest known cat virus, having been […]

The new innovators

innovators in the veterinary fieldProfessor Martin Sillence and his team from QUT are trialling a new medication to treat laminitis in ponies.

Meet the visionary Australians in the veterinary field whose breakthrough innovations have made a positive impact this year. By Kerryn Ramsey Innovator: Dr Nick BeijerinkInnovation: Open-heart surgery for dogs One of the most common cardio-respiratory diseases in canines, mitral valve […]

Dr Yolanda Surjan riding the waves of change

Yolanda SurjanDr Yolanda Surjan is hopeful her team's pioneering radiation treatment will soon be available to clincs Australia wide.

New radiation technology developed by a team of experts, among them 2017 CSIRO Breakout Female Scientist Dr Yolanda Surjan, looks set to change the face of cancer treatment across veterinary clinics. By Chloe Warren In animals—as in humans—for every cancer […]

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