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This week’s talk will be given by representatives from Vets and Wildlife.

Vets and Wildlife are a company which organises EMS opportunities with wildlife vets around the world. They’ll be talking about the exciting projects they’ll be running in places such as South Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Egypt.

As per usual there’ll be cake and drinks at 6:15 and the talk will begin at 6:30.

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

Thanks to all those who turned up to monday’s talk on cetacean strandings- we had a really good turnout.

The next talk will be given by our very own David Williams!

David will be talking about invertebrate medicine and the interesting invertebrates you might have to deal with in exotics practice.

It will be at the normal time of 6:30 in LT2 up at the vet school.

Arrive early for cake and drinks at 6:15!

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

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See them HERE!

Advanced booking for the Garden party is now closed.

If you’ve booked but haven’t yet paid, please do so as soon as possible.

Tickets will be available on the door.

The garden party has expanded!

This means that:
A. The garden party will now take up more of Murray Edwards College.
B. There are a load more tickets!!

Online booking is back up and tickets will (probably) be available on the door.

This week’s talk (the last of term) will be given by our very own anaesthetist, Sean Langton.

Sean will go through an introduction to pinniped biology and what it means for us as vets.  So if you have ever fancied yourself as a marine vet or are just fascinated by these interesting creatures come along and find out more!

Sean is a veterinary consultant to the wildlife charity British Divers Marine Life Rescue.

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.

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.

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