Recent surveys have shown a greater divide in vetmed take up between the sexes
The veterinary profession was dominated by men until fairly recently when the trend completely u-turned. Now men are definitely in the minority, with targets at some colleges and universities designed to boost male placements.
But why? What changed, why did it persist and is it an issue you think matters?
Veterinary Practice News presents some theories, suggesting that one of the reasons might be women are willing to accept lower pay. Do you agree?