Segments in this Video

Exposure to Wildlife (04:17)


Chris and Berit travel to Tasmania to assist with health check on four baby Tasmanian devils. Berit struggles with injecting a tracking micro-chip in a devil.

Tranquilizing an Addax (03:06)

Megan and Rick travel to Adelaide's Monarto Zoo, where they will treat an African antelope, an addax. They run the risk of overdosing the wild animal.

Treating an Addax (01:53)

With a second tranquilizer shot, the addax goes down. Megan and Rick assist as a wildlife veterinarian treats the addax's injury.

Shay's Seizures (01:33)

Back at the veterinarian hospital, Erin and Susie try to solve the challenging case of Shay the retriever. After several neurological and physical checks, it is still a mystery why Shay is having seizures.

Conservation Veterinarian (02:07)

Chris and Berit's next assignment is to assist Dr. James Macgregor perform a regular health check on a duck-billed platypus in the wild. They must first catch one. Erin and Susie take Shay to an MRI center.

Shay's Battle (02:31)

Shay's MRI reveals that his cancer has spread to his brain. A sample of spinal fluid will confirm the diagnosis. On her last assignment, Steff experiences the positive side of being a veterinarian.

Surgery in the Field (02:51)

After many hours of struggling, Chris and Berit catch a duck-billed platypus. They carefully monitor the temperature and respiratory rate of the anesthetized animal.

Relaying the Diagnosis (01:40)

At Murdoch, Shay is reunited with his owner. Susie and Erin must participate in explaining the spread of Shay's cancer.

Final Exam (02:30)

The fifth-year students prepare for their final exams. Even if these students pass, it is a stressful transition from university to the first year of their professional life.

Registration Day (03:13)

The fifth-year students receive the results of their final exam. Passing students attend the annual registration ceremony for the Murdoch University School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences.

Credits: Vet School: Part 6 (00:38)

Credits: Vet School: Part 6

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Vet School: Part 6

Part of the Series : Vet School
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Veterinarian students at Murdoch University face the toughest year of their academic course. After four intense years of books, lectures, and theory, they will turn theory into practice. For the first time, students will be involved in all aspects of pet care; from critical operations to frontline emergency care, treating everything from farm births to severe animal trauma. In part six of this six-part series, Chris and Berit treat wildlife animals, Susie and Erin take on a mysterious case of a seizing golden retriever, and the fifth-year students take their final exams. 

Length: 28 minutes

Item#: BVL114438

ISBN: 978-1-68272-804-8

Copyright date: ©2011

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