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An ode to AHEMS – by Harriet Long

By Harriet Long   To those uninitiated into the complex and wonderful world of vet school acronyms, AHEMS (or, Animal Husbandry Extra Mural Studies) are a series of husbandry placements which have to be undertaken during the preclinical years of vet school to get students used to the husbandry of different species. While they offer the opportunity to learn tonnes …

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My Veterinary Story – by Dr. Brooke Schampers

For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to be a vet, and somewhere along the lines I just never changed my mind. I was the crazy kid that would beg to pat the neighbor’s dog and chase after every stray animal and return them home. It was the dream that drove me, I started working in …

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Vet Student Story by Harriet Long

Tell us something about yourself? My name is Harriet and I’m a vet student at the Royal Veterinary College taking a year out to do a BSc in neuroscience at King’s College London. Instagram: @harriet_the_vet_student #tb to the beginning of placement when my overalls weren’t covered in muck 💩 #iwascleanonce #pooped #yesitsgotmynameonit #justanothervetstudent A post shared by Harriet Long ✞ …

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