New FDA guidance issued for compounding certain animal drugs from bulk drug substances
FDA draft guidance allows for an animal drug to be compounded from bulk drug substances in limited circumstances for which there is no FDA-approved treatment.
Abusive boss, professional appearance and NAVLE: Podcasts for veterinary professionals
Hungry for podcasts for veterinarians, team members and the pet owners they serve? Then this list is for you. Subscribe now (theyre all free).
The top 5 stories on dvm360.com last week
You're busy, so here's a quick update on the hottest stories of the past week.
Getting your retirement ducks in a row
Were living longer. That means well need more money for longer retirements as veterinary professionals. As I navigate these waters myself, here are some sobering numbers to get you thinking that maybe its time to take this planning seriously.
FDA approves longer-lasting feline preventive
Merck Animal Health hopes the flea, tick, heartworm and intestinal parasite preventive Bravecto Plus now approved for cats for two months protection will improve client compliance.
dvm360 product report: Tooth wipes, plus nutritional support for cats, dogs and horses
Heres our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.
American Heart Association news: Dogs boost cardiovascular and overall health
Tell your veterinary clients their favorite four-legged friend might help them live longer, especially if they suffer a heart attack or stroke.
AAVMC to accept 2020 vet school applications months earlier
Veterinary school applicants will get a four-month head start on the process next year when the cycle opens in January instead of May. And hopefully that will lead to less of a frantic rush come the September deadline.
How the stethoscope stepped into history
When you think of a doctor, odds are you picture someone with a stethoscope draped around their neck. A mere 200 years old, this tool is ubiquitous in both human and veterinary medicine today. Heres the 411 on how it came to be.
Inspiring stories of military dogs on Veterans Day
This Veterans Day, wed like to share a few touching tales that affirm the strong bond between military personnel and their canine partners.
Congress passes PACT Act making severe animal cruelty a federal offense
Crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impaling, sexual exploitation now named specifically as felonies.
Letter to dvm360: Clashing concerns about CBD and veterinary medicine
An attorney who consults in the animal health industry says that, contrary to a recent dvm360 article, cannabidiol is not illegal. The author, veterinary pharmacologist Dr. Dawn Boothe, responds.
WSAVA to offer pain management scholarship
If youre devoted to pain management, the World Small Animal Veterinary Association wants you to try out for this scholarship to study and start your path to becoming a pain management thought leader in your country.
dvm360 product report: Extended-release incontinence drug, communication tool, feline genetic report and more
If I knew then what I know now
Retirement is not the end. Here are a few tips to help you live your best life right now, free of regrets.
Wandering cat finds her way back to ownerand a Nationwide Hambone Award
A tearful plea to a deceased loved one is followed quickly by missing pets return. Is a guardian angel responsible?
Bad MDs, work-life sway, scheduling: Podcasts for veterinary professionals
The latest roundup from dvm360.com for a few of the latest veterinary podcasts available the past few weeks.
The trauma phenomenon in veterinary medicine: A dvm360 leadership challenge
Do the professions biggest problems stem from stress?
Do you have a case of retirement blues?
Retired vet shares his thoughts on transitioning out of veterinary medicine and explains why reinventing your identity is so important.
Just approved: Generic clomipramine for canine separation anxiety
Make way for a potentially less expensive option to add to your behavior management arsenal.
Talk about birthing pains!
Why my daughters day giving birth found this veterinarian, with sweat dripping off my plastic chair, curled into a comma shape, as standing or sitting up straight was like jabbing a dagger in my kidney.
Economic trends in veterinary medicine
Analysts present a years worth of research findings during annual event in Chicago.
How cannabidiol is changing the pet treat industry
Cannabidiol has recently crossed over to the pet market, and revenue is expected to grow to $6.7 billion by the end of the year. Are you watching this, veterinarians?
AAFP releases new feline zoonosis guidelines
The feline-focused veterinary association has released its new feline zoonosis guidelines as well as a client brochure titled What can I catch from my cat?
IDEXX CEO Jon Ayers stepping down after 17 years with company
The move comes four months after Jonathan Ayers suffered a catastrophic cycling injury.
What it would take to change the whitest profession in America
When privilege is revealed and corrected, it feels like marginalization. Guess what: Its not. Heres what diversity and inclusion actually looks like in veterinary medicine in 2019.
Grain-free pet food sales declining after FDA alerts
Ongoing concerns in the veterinary industry about dilated cardiomyopathy related to grain-free pet food have resulted in steadily declining sales for grain-free pet food manufacturers.
Support your local veterinary girl gang
Consultant Danielle Lambert has a mission for you, bold women of veterinary medicine.
Cute or creepy? Study looks at the fright factor for a cavalcade of common critters
Researchers in the UK probed peoples feelings about a cavalcade of cute and creepy animals, bugs and more. Here are the most and least frightening and disgusting.
Letter to dvm360: Getting into veterinary school early not that uncommon
This reader points out that a heavy course load and strong GPA allow early admission at many colleges of veterinary medicine.
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