Episode 1 – Being A Vet

In our inaugural episode, we chat to Stephen Robertson BVSc MRCVS about life as a vet. Stephen works primarily at our Morley surgery, though he can also be found at our Thornbury hospital from time to time.

Being a Vet – Details

This podcast discusses a number of topics related to the veterinary career. Stephen first discusses what lead him to a career as a vet, and the process of qualifying. He then goes on to discuss transitioning from being a vet student to a qualified veterinary surgeon. Finally, he talks about the highlights and lowlights of working in the veterinary industry. This includes dealing with clients, finances, the high suicide rate among vets, and plenty more.

Podcast Episode 001: Being a Vet with Stephen Robertson

Becoming a Vet

If you are interested in finding out more about becoming a vet, please check out our article that discusses this in more depth. This deals primarily with the requirements of UK vet schools, though does touch on the options for studying abroad as a UK resident. You can find the article at the following link: What Does It Take to Become a Vet?
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