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Tips for the travelling vet
  1. Ian Neville

    Ian Neville has spent the past 10 years as a travelling locum. In this time he has visited nearly 50 countries, worked in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Gibraltar and locumed in well over 50 practices. He is a freelance journalist for British, French and Australian veterinary journals.


ENGLISH is the international language of science which, combined with an inherited legacy of friendly nations (in the form of the Commonwealth), makes working abroad a viable possibility for many in the British veterinary profession. Working abroad can offer a change of environment and a chance to learn new skills, to experience other cultures, to travel, to enhance income, to help people and their animals, to deal with new species and diseases and to conduct scientific research.

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