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Chris Lewis (left) collects Karl Linklater's lifetime achievement award from Gareth Bath, president of the International Sheep Veterinary Association

UK to host international congress

The Sheep Veterinary Society has announced that the UK has been selected to host the 9th International Sheep Veterinary Association conference, which will take place in Harrogate in May 2017.

The conferences are held every four years and the last time the event was held in the UK was in Edinburgh in 1993.

Neil Sargison, of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and the current president of the Sheep Veterinary Society, said that it was ‘a huge honour and privilege’ for the UK to host the international conference in 2017 and that it showed how well respected sheep veterinarians in the UK were, both at home and abroad. 2017 will also mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Sheep Veterinary Society.

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