Photos: What was this cow diagnosed with?

The cow was unable to open her mouth, due to spasticity of her jaw muscles.

WATCH: Life as a vet

Rosalind Woodside qualified as a vet in 1986

Life as a vet in Uganda

‘We bring animals to the local human hospital at night to use their X-ray machine’ – Jane, Belfast

Student Focus: Siobhán Regan

Siobhán (28) - who studies Vet Med in Budapest - took the scenic route to her desired career path

Student Focus: Rebecca O’ Brien

'I actually am vegan' - Rebecca (24) - a Veterinary Medicine student at UCD.

Student Focus: Siobhán Condron

Siobhán Condron (26) – a keen horse enthusiast - grew up on a farm in Offaly. She graduated with a degree in Animal Science – Equine and is now studying Veterinary Medicine in Budapest.

Student Focus: Alexandra King

Assisting with lambing on her aunt's and uncle’s farm influenced Alexandra King’s (19) career path. The Armagh native is studying Veterinary Medicine at Royal Veterinary College, London.

Student Focus: Pádraig Keating

Pádraig Keating (26) is an Animal Science graduate studying at University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest, Hungary. The Kilkenny native is the proud owner of the YellowRoad Charolais Herd.