My editorial ‘What vets really think about canine ‘Prozac’ ‘ has just been published in The Guardian online
:"The chihuahua's teeth snapped shut on empty air that had been occupied by my hand an instant before. Not for the first time that day did I thank my lucky stars for the speed of my reflexes. In my line of work I'm menaced by the very large to the very small on a near daily basis. I've even managed to be bitten twice by the unconscious, which I think deserves some kind of special award. I am, of course, a veterinarian…"
Some of the comments are particularly interesting!
Late last year I attended the brilliant AWSELVA
animal welfare and ethics conference hosted by the Jeanne Marchig Centre for Animal Welfare Education
, at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh. The vet school is situated deep in the Scottish wilderness (if the amazing bus ride is anything to go by). Naturally I couldn’t pass up this opportunity to go questing for the fabled Wild Haggis, Haggis scoticus
. Read my adventures in Vet Practice!
The pictures from this adventure are here