“Pain jeopardizes the human-animal bond,” says Ralph Harvey, DVM, MS, DACVA. “[It] jeopardizes everything [veterinarians] seek to achieve.” September is Animal Pain Awareness Month, and Harvey talked to NEWStat about the importance of pain management in strengthening the human-animal bond, and offered a great tip on how front office staff can help.
Forget popular media tropes like avocado toast, apps, and rosé. What really sets millennials apart from other generations is their obsession with their pets.
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), released their 2019 AVMA Report on Economic State of the Veterinary Profession last month. And the economic state of the veterinary profession is strong, thanks to the expanding economy. But. . .
Despite the CDC’s recommendations, the majority of Americans plan to take at least one road trip this summer. Many clients plan to bring their pups with them—but there are risks they need to know about.
Will Draper started veterinary school at historically Black Tuskegee University in 1987. It didn’t occur to him at the time that he, as a Black man, was entering a profession that was, and remains, overwhelmingly white.
A career in veterinary medicine is possible for anyone. That’s the message Pawsibilities Vet Med cofounder Valerie Marcano intends to spread to young people from underrepresented backgrounds.
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.
This week: A new veterinary school will break ground in Texas despite controversy, a mysterious Leptospirosis outbreak in Utah, and 23 funny tweets about the differences between cat owners and dog owners.
During the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency, veterinary practices may be forced to close for two reasons:
Each month in NEWStat , we highlight an article from the upcoming issue of Trends magazine. Although telehealth and virtual care are now on clients’ radar, and in the veterinarian’s toolbox, the key is to get clients to actually take advantage of these services and allow practices to care for their pets in this “new normal.”