Category: Features


With the festive season fast approaching, The Veterinarian has found someone to introduce you to via our regular Day in the Life feature whose services might just end up on your Christmas List. Veterinarian Keefe Tay was kind enough to take us through how a typical day unfolds for him […]

Six tips for tricky financial conversations

Conversations with clients about finances are some of the most difficult discussions veterinarians must deal with in daily practice. In most parts of our lives, talking about money can be viewed as indecorous or even downright rude, but in veterinary practice navigating financial discussions with pet owners can be critical […]

Taronga Wildlife Hospital’s window on wild healing

Guests at Taronga Western Plains Zoo can now see firsthand how Taronga cares for an array of animals with previously behind-the-scenes hospital activities now on display to the public at a brand-new Wildlife Hospital.   The new $14.6million hospital opened in early December. It was funded by the NSW Government […]

Shining a light on laser technology

Lisa Miller recently spent time in Australia speaking with veterinarians about the benefits of Photobiomodulation (PBMT), or Laser Therapy. Miller, who is the Vice President of Clinical Veterinary Medicine of Companion Animal Health, a division of Enovis (formerly DJO Global), has been working with laser therapy since 2006 and is […]

Vets respond to environment report

Veterinarians around the country are responding to the latest State of the Environment report, which paints a grim picture of our nation’s environment under extreme pressure. The report, released in July 2022, found that “[o]verall, the state and trend of the environment of Australia are poor and deteriorating as a […]