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Evolving the Relationship Between Primary Care Veterinarians and Specialists

The Collaborative Care Coalition explores the relationship between primary care veterinarians and specialists, along with ways this collaboration could improve.

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from a white paper written by the Collaborative Care Coalition, a volunteer group dedicated to improving and expanding collaborative care. To learn more, visit the organization’s website. The development of clinical specialties in veterinary medicine began with the recognition of the American College of Veterinary Radiology by the AVMA …

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Dr. Siraya Chunekamrai, Thai Veterinarian, Elected WSAVA President

The pioneering Thai veterinarian is the first female president of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association

Dr. Siraya Chunekamrai is the first female president of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. She is a pioneer of veterinary practice in Thailand where she opened the country’s first equine surgery practice in 1996.

Data-driven Pet Solutions: Addressing the Pet Obesity Epidemic

Banfield Pet Hospital's latest report shows pet obesity became a weightier issue over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the American Pet Products Association (APPA) estimating more than 11 million households welcomed a new pet last year, the veterinary profession faced complex challenges in 2020: adjusting to new pandemic processes and guidelines while simultaneously meeting the surging demand for pet care services. With families spending more quality time at home with their cats …

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Veterinary Cannabis Society Aims to Empower Through Education

The newly formed Veterinary Cannabis Society (VCS) hopes to educate veterinary professionals on issues related to cannabis in veterinary medicine and promote transparency in the marketing of products.

Veterinary Cannabis Society hopes to arm veterinarians with information and resources on the use of cannabis in veterinary medicine.

Lessons Learned From a Trying Year

NAVC Chief Veterinary Officer Dana Varble looks back at 2020 to take the good with the bad and prepare for a better year.

The year 2020 brought various trials for veterinary professionals. NAVC Chief Veterinary Officer Dana Varble takes a look back at lessons learned as we prepare for a positive 2021.

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The 2021 Case Report Challenge!

The NAVC is partnering with Dechra Veterinary Products to publish peer-reviewed case reports in Today’s Veterinary Practice.

Today’s Veterinary Practice is thrilled to partner with Dechra Veterinary Products to bring you the 2021 Case Report Challenge! Participants will have the opportunity to win in-person or virtual registration to VMX 2022! One Grand Prize winner will be selected from eligible participants who submit interesting case reports they personally worked on to [email protected] including author …

Veterinary School Applications Are Up 19%

Veterinary School Applications Are Up 19% — What Does that Mean for the Profession?

Data showing the application spike comes from the AAVMC’s Veterinary Medical Colleges Application Service. Whether the increase is artificial remains to be seen, says Lisa Greenhill, AAVMC senior director for institutional research and diversity.

Lisa Greenhill, AAVMC senior director for institutional research and diversity, says that not only is the spike most likely temporary but of greater concern is the lack of diversity in the current veterinary college applicant pool.

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A Suicide Support Resource for Veterinary Workplaces

A guide released by suicide prevention and veterinary medical organizations is designed to help professionals affected by a colleague's death by suicide.

Every September, during there is a grim reminder about the suicide rate in the veterinary profession: Nearly 400 veterinarians died by suicide between 1979 and 2015, according to the CDC. A new free guide is designed to help support veterinary professionals in the aftermath of a colleague’s death by suicide.