Most people know that the Veterinarian’s Oath focuses on caring for animals and protecting animal welfare. But there is also a very important line in the Oath: a newly minted veterinarian must also swear to benefit society through “the promotion of public health.”
As states begin to authorize veterinarians to administer COVID vaccinations (should the need arise), some might ask, “What’s in it for me?” Potentially, a vaccination.
As more Americans are getting their COVID vaccinations, many veterinary practices are working to figure out their vaccination policy.
Only a handful of states have authorized veterinarians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. This Colorado veterinarian was one of the lucky few.
A controversial proposed amendment to Oregon’s Veterinary Practice Act may have ripple effects that could change the way veterinarians nationwide practice telemedicine (also known as connected care ) in years to come.
More than one million dogs are imported into the United States each year. Most are healthy, but some are not. And the number of unhealthy ones is increasing.
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Although some states are preparing to relax social distancing guidelines, curbside check-ins are likely to continue for most hospitals for some time. So we for the best curbside tips, genius hacks, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that workarounds.
Lots of hospitals are eager to open their doors and let clients come in from the curb, but it’s also clear that nobody’s quite sure how to do it.
Low-income Americans are having a hard enough time feeding themselves. Feeding their pets is an even bigger challenge. Some 42 million Americans received benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) last year.