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Veterinary life down under
  1. Ian Neville

    Ian Neville qualified from Liverpool University in 1982, and spent four years working in the UK with animal welfare organisations, and in mixed and small animal practice. He became a travelling locum in 1987. Since then he has visited nearly 50 countries and worked as a locum in over 50 practices and as a freelance journalist for British, French and Australian veterinary journals.


THE British veterinary profession is perhaps more closely linked to that in Australia than to any other in the world. Cultural, political and family ties are perpetuated by mutual recognition of degrees, extensive cooperation and shared aspirations for the profession. Here, Ian Neville, who is currently working in Australia, compares veterinary life in Britain and Australia.

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