Helping a Veterinary Colleague at Risk for Suicide
CDC researchers say that the increased risk of veterinarians in the U.S. to commit suicide is a trend that has spanned more than three decades. How can we help those who are struggling?
Purdue Mobile Veterinary Clinic Credited with 14,000 Shelter Animal Surgeries
Purdue University’s mobile veterinary service has performed more than 14,000 spays or neuters of Indiana shelter animals.
Fear Free Research Projects Aim to Alleviate Stress in Pets
Fear Free, which offers certification courses to veterinary and pet professionals, issued several grants or cash awards to veterinary researchers in 2018.
Survey: What U.S. Veterinarians Know About Medical Marijuana
Most surveyed veterinarians think medical marijuana can help dogs, despite not being able to prescribe it. And a majority are not even willing to discuss it with clients.
Veterinary Schools Receive Grants to Treat Cancer in Dogs
Five veterinary schools are receiving research grants from the V Foundation for Cancer Research in an innovative grant-making program that aims to accelerate research in the field of canine comparative oncology.
Can a Labrador Retriever’s Coat Color Impact Lifespan and Increase Health Issues?
Researchers found that the life expectancy of chocolate Labrador retrievers is significantly lower than their black and yellow counterparts.
CDC: Veterinarians at Higher Risk for Suicide
Veterinarians are at higher risk for suicide, according to a new study by the CDC. Female veterinarians are at particularly high risk.
Researchers Pioneer Use of New Technique to Treat Life-Threatening Heart Arrhythmias in Dogs
Researchers have developed a new treatment for dogs with a rare, but life-threatening, arrhythmia. The technique uses radio frequencies, and is modified from a human cardiology procedure.
Opening of the 1st Entirely Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter in the U.S.
The first pet-friendly domestic violence shelter is opened in Brooklyn, N.Y. PALS Place has 30 one- and two-bedroom apartments where up to 100 survivors, individuals or families, can heal together in safety with their pets.