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% — 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.
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.
BIAH’s Commitment to Eliminate Rabies in the U.S.
A look at Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health’s contribution to distribute rabies vaccines to raccoons and other wildlife from the sky
Worldwide, nearly 60,000 people die each year dying of rabies. While canine rabies has been largely eliminated in the U.S., rabies disease is still a problem in wildlife populations. A federal initiative, the National Rabies Management Program, was started with the ambitious goal of stopping raccoon-spread rabies among wild animals in the eastern United States.
AVMA May Require Dentistry Training in U.S. Veterinary Schools
Currently, dentistry courses are electives in most veterinary programs in the country.
Dentistry training may be required in U.S. veterinary schools if the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) adopts a proposal to add dentistry to its accreditation standard on curriculum. Currently, dentistry courses are electives in most veterinary programs in the country.
Cornell Veterinary Euthanasia Course Wins Grand Prize in International Contest
Veterinary students at Cornell University can take an end-of-life class that helps them communicate with grief-stricken pet owners with compassion.
When performing euthanasia, veterinarians and staff have to manage both the end of an animal’s life and the pet owner’s grief, as well as their own distress. Students at Cornell University can take an end-of-life class that helps them navigate all these emotions and communicate with clients with compassion.
FDA Announces Recall of MHR Brands Products for High Lead Content
The company's CBD oil products have been recalled due to the presence of heavy metals.
MHR Brands CBD oil products for pets have been recalled due to the presence of lead.
Veterinary Virtual Care Summit Offers Free CE and Telemedicine Training
VVCA executive director Alison McIntyre discusses the importance of telemedicine in serving modern clients and how the Aug. 18 event will elevate best practices.
The Veterinary Virtual Care Summit offers free CE for veterinary professionals and resources for improving telemedicine care.
Alison McIntyre Named Executive Director of Veterinary Virtual Care Association
As executive director, McIntyre aims to help the newly formed association develop best practices and elevate virtual veterinary care.
As executive director, Allison McIntyre aims to help the newly formed Veterinary Virtual Care Association develop best practices and elevate virtual veterinary care.