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Study Looks at Veterinarian Attitudes Toward Euthanasia of Pets

Sometimes, pet owners elect to have their animals euthanized because they can’t or won’t pay for treatment. The other side of the coin is when the animal is suffering and treatment is futile but the owners refuse to consider euthanasia. A recent study showed that these issues cause moral distress for veterinarians.

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AVMA Applauds Reintroduction of Bill to Address Rural Veterinary Shortages

Idaho and Michigan senators have reintroduced the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act (S. 1163), which would provide educational loan assistance to food animal and public health veterinarians. There is a widespread shortage of these essential veterinarians, mainly due to regional and income disparity when compared to small animal vets.

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