This week we are joined by Fabian Rivers AKA Dready Vet!

Fabian is the lead exotics vet at an independent practice in Birmingham and has written, featured and given talks to a variety of veterinary and non-veterinary publications, universities and initiatives. He is also one of the vets on the Pets Factor, a children’s TV show on the CBBC, and was more recently the presenter on BBC One for Britain’s Puppy Boom: Counting the Cost

He is the British Veterinary Association recent graduate representative and is a keen contributor on topics surrounding mental health, racism, new graduate and student welfare, as well as the wider complexities of the veterinary community. In 2020, he was awarded BVA Young Vet of the Year.

Fabian explains how his family and upbringing influenced his decision to enter veterinary medicine, his interesting journey which lead him to study at the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Brno, Czech Republic, and how his social media and television persona, DreadyVet, came to be.

We also discuss his mums fabulous cooking and how his keen interest in philosophy has helped him. Finally, Fabian shares a few words of wisdom in his 60-second CPD, helping us all to appreciate the small wins in life and reflect on our past.

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