The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

2008 Archive

News items from 2008.

Clinics help tortoises get ready for winter

Tortoises are being offered free health checks by the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Hospital for Small Animals to make sure that they are healthy enough to hibernate during winter.

Princess Royal marks building of £42 million vet school

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal marked the start of work on the multi-million pound development at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

Vet students on course to meet demand for poultry expertise

Students at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies will be the first undergraduates in the UK to have the option of specialising in poultry disease and welfare.

Online learning programme launched in equine science

The first postgraduate course of its kind in equine science is being launched at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

Checking up on tortoises waking from hibernation

Free check ups are being offered for tortoises that have woken up from a long winter’s sleep.