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MY perspective on the question of whether veterinary surgeons should be allowed to use the courtesy title doctor is as an American, having earned a BSc university degree before a DVM postgraduate degree. I have been concerned for many years that the UK system of veterinary education is failing to adequately prepare its graduates for life in the profession.
The problem begins with a system that pressurises 13- to 14-year-old students to chose a profession (who are often too immature to make such decisions) and then begins to restrict their education at GCSEs and then severely …
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