Archive for February, 2014

This week’s talk will be given by Fieke Molenaar from Whipsnade Zoo.

Fieke graduated from the University of Ghent, Belgium, in 2001 and has subsequently worked in a primate centre, in small and large animal practice, as a wildlife veterinarian at the Institute of Zoology (ZSL), and as a freelance vet with zoo, wildlife and unusual pets.  Fieke returned to ZSL in April 2013 as the main vet at Whipsnade Zoo, the perfect place for combining mainly large animal veterinary medicine with post-graduate student teaching.

6:30pm – 7:30pm in Lecture Theatre 2 at the Vet School.

Cakes and drinks from 6:15pm.

Talks are free for members and £1 for non members.

For one week only:

*** FREE PIZZA***

and drinks from 6:15pm.

Zoo Animal Anaesthesia

6:30pm – 7:30pm in Lecture Theatre 2 at the Vet School.

Talks are free for members, £1 for non-members.

10am at the Vet School Post Mortem Room

Come and get some practical Comparative Veterinary Anatomy experience in the capable hands of our post mortem expert Fernando Constantino-Casas and Senior Clinical Training Scholar Angie Rupp.

This practical day offers a chance to get to grips with the wierd and wonderful anatomy of birds, reptiles as well as a brush up on mammals. Useful preparation for 1st and 2nd Year anatomy practical exams and good dissection practice for all.

Species available for dissection include a variety of birds, ferrets, meerkats and even a bosc monitor.

Places cost £2 for members and £3 for non members.

Email Sarah Crowther (CUVZS Publicity Officer) sac79@cam.ac.uk to book your place, deadline for booking is Tuesday 11th Feb.

Don’t miss out!

Second years are very welcome to come after their Saturday 9-10am lecture.

This week’s talk is by recently graduated past CUVZS President Steph Jayson, who has
managed in a short time to make her mark on the world of Exotics veterinary medicine.  She is also a key member of the BVZS organisation.

Come and find out how to follow your dreams and become an Exotics vet!

The talk will start at 6:30pm in LT2 come at 6:15pm for cakes, crisps and
drinks beforehand.

Talks are free for members and £1 for non members.

This week’s talk will be given by RSPCA Wildlife Veterinary Officer Mhairi Fleming from East Winch Wildlife Hospital.  She will be speaking about the work done at the centre as well as what to do when a wildlife casualty is brought to your practice.  Whether you want to work with wildlife specifically or if you just want to know what to do with the wildlife brought to your practice by concerned citizens, come to the talk to find out more.

6:30pm – 7:30pm in Lecture Theatre 2 at the Vet School.

Cake and drinks from 6:15pm.

Talks are free for members and £1 for non members.