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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 […]

Dr Geoff Golovsky—from stress to success

Geoff GolovskyDr Geoff Golovsky with staff walking the dogs. Photography: Nick Cubbin

Since his epiphany five years ago, Dr Geoff Golovsky has been able to engage better with his employees and so drive the growth of his two Sydney practices. Cameron Cooper reports As a highly trained veterinarian with experience in Thailand, […]

Help at hand with new vet graduate mentoring program

vet graduate mentoringVeterinary mentors and mentees are being signed up for AVA’s new vet graduate mentoring program.

The AVA vet graduate mentoring program sees experienced veterinarians connecting with new graduates to help them find their feet in the profession. By Frank Leggett Starting work as a new graduate can be a time of great excitement and a […]

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