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IN a further tribute to Alexander Mackenzie Johnston (VR, March 14, 2015, vol 176, p 289, April 25, 2015, vol 176, p 442) colleagues from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) write: It was with great sadness that the veterinary profession learned of the death of Mac Johnston on February 27, 2015, in Inverness. For those who knew Mac, his many colleagues at the RVC, his former students and those farm animal and equine clients who he had worked with over many years, it was hard to believe that Mac was no longer with us. He had always been a character of great physical and mental strength, resourcefulness, good sense and good humour. To many he had seemed to be almost invincible. Mac was a man of many talents: he was first and foremost a clinician, as well as an expert in veterinary public health, a teacher, a student mentor and a great communicator.

Mac was a first-class and popular equine and farm animal clinician. Former clients in Hertfordshire still enjoy …

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