women in veterinary science

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, […]

WSAVA honours outreach program founder

Dr Michelle LemDr Michelle Lem, founder of Community Veterinary Outreach

A Canadian veterinarian and founder of an innovative community outreach charity in Canada, is to receive the World Small Animal Veterinary Association’s 2019 Global One Health Award. The prestigious global award is presented by the WSAVA’s One Health Committee (OHC) to an individual—or organisation—who has promoted an aspect of One Health relevant to […]

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 […]

SM TAFE lecturer wins international vet scholarship

Janet Murray pictured with her dog Rua at the SM TAFE Student Veterinary Clinic at Bentley.

South Metropolitan TAFE (SM TAFE) veterinary nurse lecturer Janet Murray has won an international scholarship to attend the world’s largest veterinary conference, which will be opened by Hollywood stars Rob Lowe and Brooke Shields. Murray is the only international recipient […]

Country veterinarian buys clinic after completing Massey University postgraduate degree

This article is sponsored content brought to you by Massey University. An opportunity to step into her boss’ shoes led Dr Nicola Pattison to Massey University’s Master of Veterinary Medicine (MVM) in New Zealand and she’s never looked back. The […]

Dr Stephanie Wright gets to the heart of the matter

Stephanie WrightPhotography: Glenn Hunt

After suffering through an immense tragedy and ill health, Dr Stephanie Wright reveals the various ways she found to navigate them. Her experience may inspire veterinarians who may be going through difficult times. By Kerryn Ramsey When Murwillumbah Vet Clinic won […]

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