Dr. Hannah Hunt has been awarded Young Vet of the Year 2022 by the British Veterinary Association.

Hannah, who graduated from the RVC in 2015, was nominated for her dedication to excelling in first-opinion practice through her farm, small animal and equine work as a mixed animal vet in Aberystwyth.

She was selected from a field of more than 100 entrants by the award judges BVA President Malcolm Morley, President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Melissa Donald, Professor the Lord Trees, Zoetis National Veterinary Manager Jonny Lambert and last year’s winner of the award, Alex Davies. 

Hannah said: “This is fantastic! I’m so pleased to accept this award.

"I want to say a huge thanks to my practice for giving me the freedom to explore my passions and enabling me to work with a wide of range of species.

"I want to particularly mention my mentors Dafydd, Phil and Kate, who inspired me to focus on what I love.”

 BVA President Malcolm Morley said: “Hannah’s incredible enthusiasm and passion for her work as a mixed-practice vet really made her stand-out to us.

"She is excelling in her work across species, which is challenging enough, but she’s also doing it at a high level.

"It is great to recognise the contribution that Hannah and other first-opinion vets make to our profession."

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