Kōrero: Veterinary services

Veterinary shoeing forge (3 o 3)

Veterinary shoeing forge

William Thomas Wood ran this ‘veterinary shoeing forge and general blacksmith’ on the corner of Cuba and Rangitikei Streets in Palmerston North, photographed about 1881. It is evident that the scope of the term ‘veterinary’ was limited to horses only, and perhaps just to the care of their hooves.

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Palmerston North City Library
Reference: 2007N-Bc16_EPN_0253

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, 'Veterinary services - Early vet services, 1850s to 1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/19872/veterinary-shoeing-forge (accessed 13 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Hamish Mavor and Bob Gumbrell, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008