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RCVS disciplinary committee
Disciplinary case dismissed as witness fails to appear

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THE RCVS Disciplinary Committee has dismissed a case against a veterinary surgeon after a corroborating witness did not attend the disciplinary hearing to give evidence.

The case against Emma Frances Faulkner alleged that she had acted inappropriately by striking a shih tzu/toy poodle cross puppy called Arnie on its head. At the hearing on January 3, the Disciplinary Committee heard evidence from the puppy's owner, but the corroborating witness, who was also the complainant in the …

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