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  1. G. E. Sumner-Smith

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ON October 18, 2016, Geoffrey Sumner-Smith, MSc, BVSc, DVSc, FRCVS, of Everton Cottage, Rockwood, Ontario, Canada. Professor Sumner-Smith qualified from Liverpool in 1950.

Gary Clayton Jones writes: Geoffrey Sumner-Smith will be remembered as one who contributed greatly to the international development of small animal orthopaedics. He was born in Lancashire and trained at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 1950. He initially had a practice in Bristol and was involved with the early days of BSAVA and its orthopaedic study group – now the British Veterinary Orthopaedic Association. He gained an FRCVS and later emigrated to Canada as assistant professor at the veterinary school in Guelph, Ontario, where he became chief of small animal surgery and finally Professor Emeritus.

Hamish Denny recalls visiting Guelph in 1972, where he saw Geoff …

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