Story: Veterinary services

First veterinary surgeon (1st of 3)

First veterinary surgeon

Mr J. Thompson of Epsom advertised in the New Zealander newspaper in August 1850 that he intended to practise as a veterinary surgeon in Epsom.

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Reference: New Zealander, 24 August 1850, p. 1

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Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, 'Veterinary services - Early vet services, 1850s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/19869/first-veterinary-surgeon (accessed 20 November 2019)

Story by Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, published 24 Nov 2008