Louise qualified as a veterinary nurse in 2017 after completing the Veterinary Nursing BSc degree at Middlesex University. Louise previously volunteered in zoos and recently went on a working holiday to Arica to work with African wildlife.
Since qualifying she has worked in a variety of practices including first opinion, emergency and referral and in 2020 she completed the Vets Now certificate in emergency and critical care. Louise went on to teach veterinary nursing and animal management students before joining the team in May 2022. Louise is currently undertaking the City and Guilds advanced veterinary nursing zoo animal certificate.
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RZSS response to the UK Government’s intention to deprioritise species restoration
I was surprised and dismayed to read about the UK Government’s intention to deprioritise species restoration, which fails to recognise the importance of that vital pillar of biodiversity recovery, as well as flying in the face of recent guidance from the world authority for conservation, the IUCN.
Critically endangered wildcats now call the Cairngorms National Park home
The first round of wildcat releases in Scotland has been completed by Saving Wildcats, led by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) in partnership with NatureScot, Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS), The Cairngorms National Park Authority, Nordens Ark and Consejería de Sostenibilidad, Medio Ambiente y Economía Azul de la Junta de Andalucía.