Those Paw Feet
A guide to recognising what can be fixed at home, what can be done to help until veterinary attention is sought and when feet problems need more specialised help.
BScAgr (Hons), BVSc (Hons), MACVSc (Canine Medicine), FACVSc (Dermatology)
Dr Rebecca Bassett has completed two university degrees — the first at the University of Sydney in Agricultural Science in 1992 and the second in Veterinary Science at the University of Queensland in 1997. Dr Bassett worked in rural mixed practices in NSW before moving to Melbourne in late 2000 to do a residency in Dermatology at the Melbourne Veterinary Specialist Centre. She gained her Membership of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Canine Medicine in 2002 and Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Veterinary Dermatology in 2005. Dr Bassett has written several articles for peer-reviewed journals and has given several seminars for continuing education in Dermatology to veterinarians.
Dr Bassett works at the Melbourne Veterinary Specialist Centre, in the Dermatology department (Animal Skin and Ears Specialists). We are a large dermatology department with 4 specialist dermatologists (the only specialist veterinary dermatologists in Victoria), a dermatology intern and 8 fantastic highly trained veterinary dermatology nurses.