Poll: Do You Use Laser Therapy in Your Practice?
While laser therapy has been used in veterinary medicine to improve or treat a number of conditions and injuries, including wounds, osteoarthritis discomfort and inflammation, fewer than 40% of our Facebook fans incorporate it in their practice.
Zoo’s Red Panda Cub Recovering After Leg Amputation
Veterinarians says that Oklahoma City Zoo’s 4-month-old female red panda cub Khyana is recovering after she underwent surgery to amputate her left hind leg.
Researchers: Respiratory Diseases Linked to High Blood Pressure in Lungs
When dogs are coughing, wheezing or have shortness of breath, the symptoms may be a sign of pulmonary hypertension, or high blood pressure in the lungs. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that identifying respiratory diseases causing pulmonary hypertension can lead to improved health outcomes.
What It’s Like to be a Veterinarian Examining the Fossil Records of Injured Dinosaurs
A New York Times writer asked a veterinarian how he’d treat the injuries evident on fossilized bones of dinosaurs. We talked to the veterinarian, Ben Golas, and asked him how the story came about.
Grants Available for International Collaboration in Veterinary Medical Education
The Council on International Veterinary Medical Education (CIVME) is accepting grant proposals for the fourth annual cycle of the CIVME Funding Program, which supports projects that promote international collaboration in veterinary medical education.
Poll: Are You Drowning in Veterinary Student Debt?
Earning a college degree, especially an advanced one, is a major accomplishment. Too often, though, that degree is accompanied by significant student debt. This is true across all fields of study, including veterinary education.
Veterinarians Help Horses Impacted by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas
The Animal Wellness Foundation, as part of its disaster response efforts, is providing hay to surviving horses on the island of Grand Bahama in the aftermath of the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian in August. AWF was a member of a coalition of humane organizations that facilitated the rescue of 72 homeless dogs from Nassau following the storm.
Poll: Should the U.S. Ban Cat Declawing?
After New York State banned declawing of cats, we asked our Facebook fans if they agreed or disagreed. Four hundred people voted, with 94% voting in favor of the legislation.
Veterinary Student Leaders Invited to Apply for 2020 Scholarships
Zoetis Inc. and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges are partnering to provide scholarships to second- and third-year veterinary students in the U.S. and Caribbean.