In 2014 Majorie Ting won the VetPrac IM3 Prize. We decided to get back in touch with new grad Majorie to see what she has been up to since graduating.
Are you working in practice?
I’m working at Greencross Coogee-Maroubra, a small animal clinic just south of
the Sydney CBD.
What’s it like?
It’s been so much fun to finally take the skills and knowledge from uni out into the real world and start treatingRead more
*Originally featured in the the black magazine
Good quality sleep is probably one of the most essential requirements to achieving good health along with regular exercise and healthy nutritious diet. Our sleep wake cycle, circadian rhythm, is ingrained in our human function and is driven by hormones namely cortisol and melatonin that cycle at different levels throughout the day and night.
It can often be difficult to fit in everyday activitiesRead more
Sometimes the world just seems to churn along… nothing interesting happening, nothing being created or destroyed. Life at work just seems to be. And we feel like we’re in a bit of a rut.If you find yourself feeling this way, I would strongly recommend learning something new. The best cure for apathy and boredom is curiosity.
And the best thing to be curious about is what ever you want.
Don’t you wish you could help them breath better?
How many consults involve an ear issue”?
Don’t you wish you could alleviate the severely chronic diseased patients from their pain and pruritis?
How many times do you think a feeding tube would be beneficial?
Don’t you wish you felt really confident applying one in any situation?
Wouldn’t it be amazing if you could improve the breathing capacity of your patients by 30% with aRead more
Charles graduated from the University of Florida in 1990. He did an internship at the AMC in New York City and completed a residency and Master’s degree in surgery at Virginia Tech in 1994, achieving specialty board certification in surgery in 1996. Charles did a one year fellowship in cardiovascular research and surgery and then a fellowship in surgical oncology at Colorado State University. Dr Kunz was then professorRead more
Signalment influences differential diagnosis in equine lameness. For example a common clinical presentation is proximal metacarpal pain but the causes often differ if the patient is a sports horse or racehorse. In a racehorse the primary suspicion may be primary suspensory desmitis, while in a racehorse and avulsion fracture is higher up the differential list.
The calcaneal bursa ACTUALLY has two components!
1: A bursa underneath the gastroc tendonRead more
We are very excited to include Animal Behaviour Specialist and World Leader in Veterinary Behaviour Dr Kersti Seksel as a supporting tutor to Dr Tracey Henderson and Tracy Bache in the November Safe Animal Behaviour and Handling Workshop in Adelaide, South Australia.
Being held on Friday November 6th and Saturday Novermber 7th, there will be an opportunity to spend Sunday exploring the McLaren Vale Wineries for anyone who wishes toRead more
I wanted to take you behind the scenes of a VetPrac workshop, so I can give you an idea of what it’s really like!
VetPrac workshops are known for being boutique, hands on and social. Delicious dinners – plus our awesome cupcakes AND the occasional massage, make them really special!
Take a look at some of the images below:-
Hands on experience!
Surgical Wound Management class of 2014 – learning from the best!
It’s times like this that I reminisce fondly of the days where the warmest place can be at the back of a cattle stall assisting with a calving…
People often ask us why our workshops are far away, in strange lands like Wagga or Gatton or Melbourne… I get it, I grew up in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney (before I continue – please lower your eyebrows) and I oftenRead more
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Merry Christmas from Ilana and the VetPrac team! December 23,2017