Fish Jokes for Monday-itis: magician

Q: What did the fish veterinarian, who also happens to be a magician, say to the crowd?

A: Pick a cod, any cod!

This one inspired by Dr Nick Saint-Erne, the extraordinaire!

Have a FINtastic week! R <+>{

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KoiPrax2 – July 15, 2019 – Toronto, Canada

The Koi Practitioners Working Group is pleased to announce the second annual session (KoiPrax2) will take place July 15, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. This full day meeting will feature speakers that are at the forefront of research on viral diseases of koi.

Our honored keynote speaker will be Dr. Thomas B. Waltzek, Assoc. Professor, Research Coordinator, Aquatic Animal Health Program, Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology at the Univ. of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine. In addition to Dr. Waltzek, our second invited speaker will be Dr. Pedro Viadanna , a professor at UNIPAC, Uberlândia veterinary school in Brazil. Dr. Viadanna is a world renowned expert on koi viral diseases.

This meeting will be open to all WAVMA members free of charge, but reservations are required as space will be limited. Non-members fee is $100.

Please contact: Dr J.M. Tepper, Meetings Chair for info and reservations at dvm2468@gmail.com

Fish vet training session in Hong Kong

To all vets and vet nurses/assistants,

There will be a fish health CE event on the evening of the 5th June by Dr. Richmond Loh, THE FISH VET, a certified aquatic veterinarian and qualified fish pathologist based in Perth.Dr. Loh will present basic concepts needed for vets and vet nurses who might wish to add aquatic patients to their practice and it will include practical exercises in taking samples from fish for laboratory analysis.

Dr. Loh will present basic concepts needed for vets and vet nurses who might wish to add aquatic patients to their practice and it will include practical exercises in taking samples from fish for laboratory analysis.
Dr. Loh will present basic concepts needed for vets and vet nurses who might wish to add aquatic patients to their practice and it will include practical exercises in taking samples from fish for laboratory analysis.

Register here

We hope to meet many of you, and encourage you to find out a little more about aquatic veterinary practice, and how you might be able to incorporate this into your business.

Please do not hesitate to contact :

The College of Veterinary Medicine & Life Sciences, City University of Hong Kong.

Enquiries: Tel : (852) 3442 6138.

Email: cvmls.cpe@cityu.edu.hk

Together with representatives in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Townsville in Australia, and in Hong Kong and London (UK); Dr Richmond Loh is based in Perth, is an aquatic veterinarian & fish pathologist, consulting as The Fish Vet, servicing all aspects of ornamental pet fish owners including hobbyists, public aquaria, retailers, wholesalers and fish farmers since 2002. He is famously known in veterinary circles for “Fish Vetting Essentials” book, and in fish hobbyists circles featuring in “The Fish Doctor” YouTube Channel. He served as the 2014 President of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association (WAVMA), and Secretary of the Aquatic Animal Health Chapter of the ANZCVS. Dr Loh graduated from Murdoch University and is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer, has a Masters in veterinary pathology, Memberships in both Aquatic Animal Health and in Pathobiology, and is one of only 11 Distinguished Fellows of the WAVMA.

How can you tell, if your fish is infected with Fish Tuberculosis.

It has implications not only for your fish, but, did you know, it’s something you could potentially catch?

Check out one our popular and comprehensive video on this topic, made with a compilation of cases of diseased fishes.

https://youtu.be/RW_U4tvtO5k


Yours sincerely,

Dr Richmond Loh
DipProjMgt, BSc, BVMS, MPhil (Pathology), MANZCVS (Aquatics& Pathobiology), CertAqV, Fellow WAVMA.

Aquatic Veterinarian & Veterinary Pathologist.
Locations: Perth | Melbourne | Sydney | Canberra | Townsville | Hong Kong | London (UK)
THE FISH VET – AUSTRALIA

Aquatic Veterinary Medical & Diagnostic Services.
Web: http://www.thefishvet.com.au
Ph: +61 421 822 383
Mail: PO Box 5164, East Victoria Park, WA 6981, Australia.

THE FISH VET has opened in London! http://thefishvet.co.uk

Dr Bryony Chetwynd-Glover BVSc MRCVS – LAVS director and lead vet joins The Fish Vet’s team, and is our representative in London, England.

Dr Bryony graduated from Bristol veterinary school and has experience as a general veterinary practitioner, but she realised that she wanted to specialise in fish medicine, and has now set herself up with a mobile fish veterinary practice.

Dr Bryony has always been captivated by the aquatic world and aside from owning pet fish for the majority of her life, Bryony has completed over 100 hours of aquatic based education. Some of her most notable experiences include a 6-week preceptorship programme at the National Aquarium of Baltimore, long-term volunteer work at Bristol Aquarium, and a 5-day intensive masterclass in fish health held in Perth, Australia (with Dr Richmond Loh).

Dr Bryony is the secretary for the Fish Veterinary Society (FVS) and is an active member of the World Aquatic Veterinary Medical Association (WAVMA). She is currently completing her requirements to become a Certified Aquatic Veterinarian.

Visit our website (http://thefishvet.co.uk) which will direct you to Dr Bryony’s site.

Alternatively, contact her via email: bryony.lavs@gmail.com