What’s it like to be a farm vet?
1st June 2020
Interested in animals or science? Farm vet Theeb recommends exploring veterinary as a career option.
In this video, he explains how he decided to be a farm vet, what his job involves from day to day, and some highlights, including an escapee bull and helping a goat give birth to sextuplets.
Theeb also shares some advice on how to get in to vet school, from getting volunteer experience to seeking mentorship.
Theeb is a dairy vet who is based in the South West. Working as a consultant with farmers all over the country, he has also conducted research in a number of different countries including the US and China.
Other activities include being an agricultural advisor in Vet Sustain, a veterinary sustainability group, and veterinary trustee of an urban farm, St Werburghs City Farm.
About the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society (BVEDS)
Theeb co-founded the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society (BVEDS) which aims to promote, support, and celebrate equality, inclusivity and diversity in agriculture, farming and veterinary. The society supports those working in the veterinary profession with issues of race, ethnicity, diversity, and discrimination.
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