Ten million pets go missing each year, but only one in ten is found. Checking the chip can improve the odds.
“When I first entered the profession, I didn’t actually think about how homogeneous it was,” says Tierra Price, DVM, MPH. Once she did, she decided to do something about it.
Despite being busy than ever, AAHA-member practices managed to take time out on July 22, AAHA-Accredited Practice Day, to celebrate their AAHA-accreditation in person and on social media.
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.”
Would you know how to treat a highly trained bomb-sniffing dog who’s having a bout of explosive diarrhea? Here’s a tip—resist the impulse to reach for the metronidazole.