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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 […]

Choosing the right business model

choosing the right business modelChoosing the right business model is easy if you know how.

Private practice, corporate group, partnership—choosing the right business model requires careful consideration. By Cameron Cooper After almost 20 years in practice, Dr Deborah Webb admits she had been feeling somewhat “isolated” as a veterinarian in her four Redland Bay part-time […]

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 […]

Howard’s ark

Dr Ralph's wife, Glenda, with a joey lucky enough to survive an encounter with a car.

He’s known far and wide as the “man with the magic hands”. Meet the wildlife veterinary surgeon who is passionate about treating—and promoting the welfare of—Australia’s native animals. By Kathy Graham It’s a hot day and the 20kg wombat, despite […]

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