Dr David Foote

Director Intern Mentoring Program

B14 - Mcmaster Building
The University of Sydney


Biographical details

David Foote is a veterinarian and counsellor with interests in stress management, student and practitioner wellbeing, mentoring and pet bereavement. After graduating from the University of Queensland in 1980 he spent 20 years in small animal private practice in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Since 2001, David has run his own consultancy based in Sydney supporting the veterinary profession through educational seminars, workshops and programs on stress management and wellbeing and individual mentoring and counselling. He also offers a bereavement counselling service for pet owners and educational workshops on the human-animal bond and grief. David has been keenly involved in mentoring at all levels for 25 years both within and external to the veterinary profession. In 2009 he was appointed as the Director of our Intern Mentoring Program.

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