13 Oct 2020

Shortage of vets could cause animal welfare crisis

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:18 pm on 13 October 2020

Concerns have been raised that a lack of qualified veterinarians around the country will cause an animal welfare crisis and big stress for vets who're already working hard.

Julie South is with Vetstaff, a recruitment agency, and says there needs to be more exemptions made to allow overseas vets to fill the vacancies. She talks to Jesse about her concerns over the skill shortage.

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