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Our students are passionate about excellence in veterinary medicine but they are also looking for a broader education and the opportunity to learn from inspirational teachers, internationally recognised researchers, and the finest minds of previous generations.

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The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital

The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital is a teaching and a referral hospital whose aims are to provide a comprehensive and demonstrably excellent clinical service across a range of species and disciplines for clients, undergraduate and postgraduate students and the veterinary profession in general.

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Winner of The Bourgelat Award 2019 - Professor Mike Herrtage

This award is presented by the BSAVA as the primary recognition for really outstanding international contributions to the field of small animal practice. The award takes the form of BSAVA manuals and a cheque.

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Looking to dogs for the answers.

Dogs are 10 times more likely than people to develop osteosarcoma, so focusing on dogs with naturally occurring forms of the cancer could yield vital insight into our understanding of the disease and how it spreads in humans.

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The Cambridge BOAS Research Group have produced a video on the assessment given to dogs to determine breathing difficulties

Functional grading based on a 3-minute trotting exercise tolerance test and whole-body barometric plethysmography (WBBP) - a non-invasive respiratory function test that can provide objective information on the dog's airflow. Grade 0 and I are considered clinically unaffected; Grade II and III are considered clinically BOAS-affected and they require management and/or treatment.

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Research

The advancement of knowledge through research is the core ethos of the Department of Veterinary Medicine

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We are carrying out an important research project into the development of the nostrils in brachycephalic (short-faced) dog breeds. The breeds that we are looking at in this study are French Bulldogs, English Bulldogs and Pugs.
If you are a new owner of one of these breeds and would like to help us by taking part in this study, please take a look at the following page by clicking on the title link.

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