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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Pets in Need Project Reaches Homeless Pet Owners During Trying Times

ElleVet Sciences staff members embarked on a 2-month journey through California to provide free veterinary services and supplies for pet owners experiencing homelessness.

ElleVet Sciences staff members embarked on a 2-month journey through California to provide free veterinary services and supplies for pet owners experiencing homelessness.

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Study Shows Shifting Views on Pet Healthcare, Human-Animal Bond During Pandemic

A Banfield Pet Hospital study found that 84% of pet owners surveyed feel more attuned to their pet's health during quarantine and 67% plan to make changes to how they care for their pet.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on how pet owners view pet healthcare and the human-animal bond, according to findings from a recent Banfield Pet Hospital survey. The online survey included 1,000 dog and cat owners in the United States, and was conducted by Wakefield Research from May 11-15. The range of questions …

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