Category: Features

Bearing witness: Adele Mapperson

The bond between human and animal is increasingly recognised in published literature as unique, important and typically mutually beneficial. More veterinary schools are explicitly training veterinarians to recognise and acknowledge that bond. But what happens when it breaks down? A US study involving 177 clients across 14 practices found that […]

The path of a polymath: Lloyd Reeve-Johnson

  Many Australians have read about veterinarian Lloyd Reeve-Johnson in his capacity as a live export investigator, particularly when his journey to Mauritius to examine flaws in regulation of the trade gained national media coverage. During the trip he noted pregnant cattle, misleading paperwork, unaccounted calf euthanasia and a general […]