By Georgina Mills
Exotics vet and star of CBBC’s ‘The Pets Factor’ Fabian Rivers has scooped BVA's Young Vet of the Year award for 2020.
The award, which is sponsored by Zoetis, was launched in 2019 and recognises an exceptional young vet who leads, inspires, impacts and goes above and beyond what is expected of them early on in their career.
Rivers, who works with both exotics and small animals, impressed the judges with his contributions to the veterinary profession and his passion for raising awareness around exotic animal care.
‘The award signifies the cherry on the top of a very tasty looking cake!’ Rivers told Vet Record.
‘A lot of my time since I started clinical practice felt akin to becoming "good enough", feeling "competent", being "capable". I always wanted to get to the point where most cases that came through the door, I could handle with a...