Jennifer Gaumnitz, Senior Content Specialist

Jennifer Gaumnitz is a senior content specialist with She has worked for the organization in its various incarnations for more than 34 years (thus, the "senior"), for several years serving as managing editor of Veterinary Medicine magazine. She has a bachelors degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with an emphasis in Science Writing and a minor in Zoology from Iowa State University.


Born to ride: Veterinary behaviorist John Ciribassi launches a motorcycle tour company

You meet the nicest people on a motorcycle. So, let the good times roll because its not the destination, its the journey.

Deciphering pet food labels: What you canand cannotlearn from them

The nutritional information you can assimilate from the label on a pet food is not exactly complete and balanced. Being aware of the shortcomings of package labels will help you recognize what you can't know and figure out where else to look for facts in your quest to help owners choose the best food for their pets.

Weve got to stop meeting like this! Tech alternatives to face-to-face meetings

Discover digital tools that allow you to communicate and collaborate with your veterinary team, when a meeting really isnt necessary.

The first 3 minutes: Recognizing a horse in shock

With a stepwise triage exam, you can quickly recognize an equine patient in shock. Your clinical impressions and understanding of the cardiovascular circuit can help identify the type of shock, which will guide your treatment plan.