Posts Tagged ‘veterinary profession’

Vaccination Controversy, in man and animal

Sunday, May 16th, 2010

The recent bout of fitting toddlers in Perth, and death of a Brisbane infant within 12 hours of a routine, seasonal flu jab, is a tragic yet timely prompt for a conversation surrounding vaccination… Read more

Google-mapping infectious diseases

Monday, March 1st, 2010

When making educated decisions on the need for vaccination, pet owners are often keen to hear of disease occurrence. Traditionally, without centralised monitoring of diseases, like those recorded… Read more

Behind a consultation, bigger pictures loom

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Even though the vet consult can be reduced to a customer service interaction, in complex cases, the process of negotiating the best path forward is not always obvious or easy. Both vet and owner… Read more

Internal conflicts – How we discriminate

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Humankind manages to sustain some very contradictory attitudes and beliefs surrounding our relationship with animals. They are our friends, our aides, our test subjects and our sources of food and… Read more


Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Working as a casual in the veterinary world has its pros and cons, and offers an unique vantage point for surveying the industry. Often viewed with suspicion or skepticism by pet owners, sometimes an… Read more