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CBD treats dogs

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.

veterinary case report challenge

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.

suicide resource for veterinary professionals

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.

world rabies day

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.

veterinary dentistry training

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.

entire veterinary hospital in the video game The Sims

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.

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