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The mean debt load of veterinary graduates in 2018 was more than $170,000. That's why Zoetis wants to help ease that load for future graduates.
Because $5,000 in scholarships is up for grabs.
The Rowan University School of Veterinary Medicine will open in New Jersey in the fall of 2025 with a freshman class of 60 students, bringing the total number of veterinary schools in the US to 34, and the first in New Jersey.
Thirty years ago, there was no such thing as routine parasite control. Today, there are multiple options for easy testing and prevention to keep pets protected year-round, a seismic shift is due in part to the founding of the CAPC in 2002.
Instances of heartworm disease will be higher than average through 2022, particularly along the Atlantic coast and Mississippi River.
Will Draper, DVM, who was appointed to the AAHA Board of Directors last September, said a more diverse staff will benefit AAHA, and benefit the profession.
ccording to its statement last fall, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) supports the judicious use of vaccines in pets in order to protect both animals and humans from disease and death. The positive position from PIJAC can help retail animal health pros deal with pet owner concerns about over-vaccinating or side effects.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the number-one cause of death in cats older than five, and it’s estimated that it affects around 30% of cats over 12. Now imagine being able to predict feline CKD in a client’s cat two years before it happens. And doing it by doing what you’re already doing.
The battle is on for control of the pet medications market—which recorded $9 billion in sales last year—but for the moment, it’s pretty one-sided in favor of veterinarians.