Nov
29
2013
The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine is offering emotional support to people who have lost a pet with a new program called Together In Grief, Easing Recovery (TIGER). ...more
Nov
8
2013
A newly announced partnership between NAVC and NAVTA will focus on supporting the professional growth and success of veterinary technicians and entire veterinary teams. ...more
Oct
17
2013
The University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is doing its part to ensure that its students' business savvy is up to par with their medical skills when they graduate. The college has developed an externship program where veterinary students spend time in animal hospitals and learn the finer points of practice management. ...more
Aug
28
2013
Beginning Nov. 1, 2013, AAHA-accredited veterinary hospitals or those hospitals aspiring to gain accreditation will be required to anesthetize and intubate all dental patients in order to pass the AAHA accreditation evaluation. The standard applies to all dental procedures, including dental cleanings. ...more
Jul
24
2013
Results from the third phase of the Bayer Veterinary Care Usage Study were revealed at the 2013 AVMA convention in Chicago. The presenters highlighted data explaining why cat owners tend to avoid bringing their pets in for annual checkups, as well as offered action steps to help veterinarians boost their cat appointments. ...more
Jul
18
2013
During the 2013 AVMA Annual Convention in Chicago, Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) revealed its ambitious public information campaign to help veterinarians communicate the value of preventive care to pet owners, which will result in increased annual checkups and overall healthier pets. ...more
Apr
26
2013
The veterinary profession is experiencing a problem with excess capacity, and the AVMA expects that problem to persist at least through the next decade if the industry doesn't take action. According to the 2013 U.S. Veterinary Workforce Study released by the AVMA, the U.S. currently has excess capacity of 12.5 percent for the veterinary profession as a whole, and 18 percent for the small animal sector alone. ...more
Apr
10
2013
If California veterinarian Dr. Doug Kramer has his way, cats and dogs will someday become legal recipients of medical marijuana prescriptions. The headline-making veterinarian who is devoted to holistic health care for pets has been actively campaigning for the legalization of medical marijuana for pets. ...more
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