Vetaffairs — Vol 38 No.2 August 2022

Welcome to the August 2022 issue of Vetaffairs. You can enjoy it in various forms, as:

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PDF version

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You may find the PDF’s zoom functionality easier than that of the flipbook. Again, use your CTRL button and mouse.

Audio file (MP3)

Listen to the audio version of the August edition (MP3 88.0 MB), noting the large file size.

Web text (HTML)

The content below is largely identical to that in the versions above. However, some articles are longer.


Inside this edition


Health and Wellbeing

Widows' News

ESO News

Transitioning Well



Book Shelf


Australian War Memorial