In the second part of Sheila's blog, she talks about her fascinating work as CVO Scotland.
Life as a government vet
Francesca Martelli, an APHA vet, talks about her career so far and involvement on the Future Leaders Scheme.
Emma, a student from the University of Cambridge Veterinary School talks about her time with Christine Middlemiss, the UK Chief Veterinary Officer, and the wonderful skills she has collected.
Francisco, a higher scientific officer for the Food Standard Agency (FSA) reflects on his career from university to the FSA.
Deborah, a vet advisor for APHA, discusses her non-traditional veterinary work as a veterinary advisor for APHA.
Antonio discusses his veterinary career and some of the reasons why he enjoys his work.
In this blog, Caroline explains why she switched from zoology to veterinary medicine and started her current job as a government vet.
In his final blog before his retirement, Nigel Gibbens talks about the value of government veterinary work and reflects on the interesting path that led him to become the UK Chief Veterinary Officer.
Linda Smith started out with a passion for becoming a horse vet. After a career taking in the FMD outbreak in 2001 to working in policy in core Defra, she still hasn't seen many horses but she's got more stories to tell than she thought possible.
It's not just government departments that have veterinary needs, our military forces also have dogs and horses that need looking after. Lieutenant Adam Young of the 1st Military Working Dog Regiment talks about his roles and responsibilities in his day job as a military vet and soldier.