What’s Next for Veterinarians?
Cutting-edge diagnostic tools, exciting technological developments, and promising advances in animal-health research have provided veterinarians with the ability to ensure that their patients stay healthy and live longer.
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.
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.
World Animal Day — 12 Ways to Get Involved
World Animal Day unites the animal welfare movement, mobilizing it into a global force to make the world a better place for all animals. More than 1,000 events are held every year in more than 70 countries, from Andorra to Zimbabwe.
Cornell Veterinarians Help Horse, Rider Return to Ring
Wrangler, an 11-year-old quarter horse gelding, began to exhibit signs of pain and unusual behavior. His owner took him to the veterinarian and found out he was suffering from “kissing spine.” Read how Cornell veterinarians fixed his spine and led him and owner to ride and compete again.
Dogs With Lung Cancer Might Benefit From Treatment With Human Breast Cancer Drug
Like many women who develop a particular type of breast cancer, the same gene — HER2 — also appears to be the cause of lung cancer in many dogs. Researchers found that neratinib — a drug that has successfully been used to battle human breast cancer — might also work for many of the nearly 40,000 dogs in the US that annually develop the most common type of canine lung cancer, known as CPAC.