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Meryl Elton

Meryl Elton

Academic Staff Member (Animal Technology)

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I have ten years of experience as a mixed animal veterinary clinician, including onboarding new staff, treatment planning and client relations. As a naturally enthusiastic person, I get a genuine kick out of connecting with people to collaborate on course details or teach new skills. Having worked in rural and urban areas, as well as internationally, I’ve developed a deep understanding of how animals positively affect human wellbeing and how we can positively influence their lives and create harmonious lifestyles for all. 



  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, 2012

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What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?

I love creating environments where people have space to think critically and solve problems. I find education is the foundation of building competence within an industry, which then allows students to enter their chosen career with confidence.

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I have a special interest in veterinary dermatology, which has helped me relieve many itchy pets, as well as write my thesis on Managing the Atopic Dog with Essential Fatty Acids and Probiotics.

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