EBVS Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Remo Lobetti graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria in 1987. Remo completed a BVSc (Hons) in 1990, a MMedVet (Med) degree in 1995, and a PhD in 2005. In 1997, he achieved board certification by the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Remo worked in general practice before joining the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria in 1992, initially as senior lecturer, then associate professor and then as Section Head of Small Animal Medicine. In 2001, he joined Bryanston Veterinary Hospital in Johannesburg. We were delighted to welcome Remo to the Veterinary Specialists Ireland family in March 2022 as a Specialist in Internal Medicine.

He is actively involved in teaching and has presented numerous papers both locally and internationally and has written and co-authored numerous scientific papers, review articles and book chapters in various aspects of small animal medicine. Although Remo has a research interest in infectious diseases, his clinical interest is in all aspects of small animal internal medicine. Remo is the current President of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

What is a Veterinary specialist?

Most conditions that develop in our pets are first evaluated by a primary care veterinarian

If an animal develops a disease or illness requiring advanced care and procedures, they may be referred to a Veterinary Specialist

Veterinary Specialists are veterinarians who have advanced training in various veterinary medical and surgical disciplines and are board certified

Veterinary Specialists work closely with pet owners and the primary care veterinarian to coordinate the best quality of care

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