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.
For most of your AAHA colleagues, the answer is “No.” But for some, it’s “Yes.” The rollout’s still a mess, but there are bright spots.
This week: Some medical students get out of school early to join the fray, human medical workers told to keep mum on COVID-19, and good news on the testing-pets-for-coronavirus front.
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.”