24-Hour Chat Service to Connect Pet Owners, Veterinarians
Telehealth is becoming more common in the veterinary field. Read how Banfield is promoting on-demand access to veterinarians and triage support services through Vet Chat, a one-on-one video chat service.
Banfield Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Molly McAllister, Banfield Hospital’s vice president of veterinary science, is promoted to chief medical officer, replacing Dr. Daniel Aja, who has been named to another role with the company.
How Honey Bees Are Changing Veterinary Medicine (and Why Pollinators Matter)
Veterinary Feed Directives were created by the FDA in an attempt to have veterinarians oversee antibiotics given to animals in feed as part of the FDA’s overall drive to combat antibiotic resistance.
Dream It, Be It: Dr. Mary Beth Davis’ Story
Most veterinary students struggle with classes and clinicals, but what if you had recently suffered a paralyzing spinal injury that left you wheelchair-bound? Read the story of Dr. Mary Beth Davis, DVM, who graduated from Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Health Sciences, class of 2019, and how she persevered to achieve her dream of becoming a veterinarian.
Can Online Therapy Help Prevent Veterinarian Suicides?
Veterinarians are experiencing troubling, increasing rates of psychological distress, burnout, and suicide. Read how the University of Minnesota is combating the problem by introducing an online therapy program, Learn to Live, to their students.
The Healing Power of Fish Skin for a Dog Named Stella
Stella, a 1-year-old Rottweiler, sustained multiple injuries from a house fire. However, thanks to the help from a myriad of veterinary team members at Michigan State University, Stella recovered from most of her burns due to the treatment of fish skins.
Poll: Have You Suspected Clients of Obtaining Opioids for Personal Use?
We asked our Facebook users, ”Have you ever suspected a pet parent of obtaining opioids for his or her pet so he or she can use the painkillers themselves?“ 62% answered ”yes“ and 38% said ”no.“
VEA Converts Ideas Into Reality, Accelerating Innovation in Animal Health
Want to showcase your innovative ideas for the veterinary field? Register for Season 4 of The IDEA Competition hosted by the Veterinary Entrepreneurship Academy (VEA) and potentially win prize money to introduce your idea into the world. Registration ends July 15, 2019!
Can We Find a Cure for Canine Hemangiosarcoma?
The results from a University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine research project and clinical trial not only benefits dogs with canine hemangiosarcoma, but may be applicable to humans too.