Story: Veterinary services

Veterinary clubs

Veterinary clubs

Cheviot vet David Wood and his wife Judith attend to a piglet. Wood, the first resident vet in Cheviot, took over the North Canterbury Vet Club in 1964. Veterinary clubs, set up with direct or indirect funding from farmers, played a major role in providing services to the rural community.

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Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, 'Veterinary services - Post-war developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 January 2022)

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