Category: Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Increasing graduate production in the UK (AND Australia)

The topic of veterinary numbers has created much discussion recently in Australia along with the United Kingdom and United States. The standard gauge of supply and demand is price or wages. Increasing numbers of veterinarians also lead to increasing numbers of veterinary clinics and house call businesses which causes declines […]

Letter to the editor

Editor’s note: We normally wouldn’t run correspondence that refers to other publications, but this topic is one that several readers have raised. The perception of veterinary pricing in the wider community obviously requires action! Dear Luke A recent article was published in the July issue of Choice magazine with the […]

Re: Dr Coghlan’s article on considering the exposure of cruelty (The Veterinarian, June 2011)

Dear Editor, Export of live animals for slaughter is a result of one motive – there is money to be made. In the article, the first response that “Australia has an obligation to animals to continue the trade to countries with mediocre welfare records” beggars belief. It is painfully obvious […]