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Geronimo the alpaca is on death row in Britain. Even Boris Johnson’s dad wants him saved
Dexter Kruger, Australia’s oldest man, dies aged 111
Brendan reviews a battery powered foetal monitor. It’s a simple 3MHz ultrasound machine designed for parents to monitor humann foetuses at home. Not only does it provide a quick and easy way to monitor hearts (especially good for reptiles) in consultations, it’s cheap as chips! He give it an 8.6.
Fish hooks and animals – not a great combination. We discuss the challenges of dealing with fish caught in wildlife (and pets).
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Our podcast is for veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary nurses/technicians. If you are at pet owner please search elsewhere – there are lots of great podcasts aimed specifically at pet owners.
The veterinary podcast about veterinary medicine and surgery, current news items of interest, case reports and anecdotes. Wait: It’s not all about veterinary matters! We also discuss other areas we are passionate about, including photography and wildlife. Thanks for joining us – Brendan and Mark.
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