Surrey Vet

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First time lambing by Harry Smith

I’ve done a lot of work with farm animals in the past, but never lambing. After phoning around a list of contacts, I finally secured a placement near Brighton. I was expecting to be put up in a barn but my accommodation was a pleasant surprise and my hosts incredibly welcoming. After a long first […]


Dogs as Therapy

Students had a welcome break from revision during end-of-year exams, taking the initiative and inviting the charity ‘Pets as Therapy’ (PAT) into the vet school.  Several PAT dogs were invited in to be patted and stroked, in a bid to relieve exam stress.  Patricia Bland, area co-ordinator for the charity, led the group of volunteers […]


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