K-State veterinary students to receive loan forgiveness for rural service
Program lends recipients $20,000 per year for tuition; amount is forgiven once grads practice in rural Kansas.
When an associate is in a dark place
How much is too much when asking about a troubled doctors personal problems? And what can a practice owner do to help? This what if? scenario uncovers big questions for veterinary professionals.
New veterinary schools move forward in Arizona, New York
The AVMA has sent letters of reasonable assurance to the public University of Arizona and the private Long Island University giving provisional accreditation for veterinary school students to start in fall 2020. Plus, did you miss Texas Tech University officials breaking ground on another vet school?
Cats bond just as strongly to their owners as dogs do, study indicates
New research on feline attachment behavior shows that cats bond with their caregiversyour veterinary clientsjust as much as babies and dogs do.
ACVC 2019: What veterinary professionals should include in an end-of-life pet plan
Oncology technician Jenny Fisher shares how she helps pet parents prepare for those last moments.
How to get more pets to the vet
Our AVMA data shows us that preventive care improves when the veterinary-client-patient relationship (VCPR) is stronger. Are you doing what you can to make sure the next time that patient comes in, wellness care is on the table?
Banfield to launch veterinary technician appointments
The nations largest hospital chain expects to complete 30,000 tech-only appointments in nearly 300 hospitals by year end.
Studies initial results point to potential new atopic dermatitis therapies
VetCell Therapeutics researching stem cell treatment, while KindredBio studies efficacy of new monoclonal antibody for veterinary patients.
ACVC 2019: Watch out dogs and cats, chickens might be a new pet favorite
Dr. Matthew Edson discusses the growing popularity of backyard chickens.
A new way veterinarians can help conservation
How are veterinarians supposed to make a change for wildlife conservation if theyre not taught? This is the question, Fabiola Quesada, DVM, MsD, is hoping to answer.
ACVC 2019: Easy fixes for the veterinary diversity crisis
Stephen Cital discusses diversity issues within veterinary medicine and shares a few strategies to help break these barriers.
Allergic to cats?: A special diet for kitties could help relieve symptoms
Purina researcher discusses potential nutritional intervention to manage the human allergic response to cats.
Will the real assistance dog please stand up?
When a veterinary client asks a doctor to sign off on a therapy dog certificate, should he push back if he thinks its fraud?
Slow down, Billy!
Large- or mixed-animal veterinary practices located in towns expect some great escapes here and there. But why do these escape artists always seem to head for either the biggest highway in the county or a residential district?
dvm360 product report: Patient-side UTI test, franchise opportunity, sterilizer improvements
Heres our regular rundown of new and noteworthy veterinary products.
Predictive diagnostic RenalTech now available
Developed using artificial intelligence, this tool enables veterinarians to tailor healthcare plans for feline patients based on future health concerns.
Journal Scan: Community engagement encourages effective management of unowned cats
Trap-Neuter-Return programs for unowned cats may fail because local community members arent involved. Social efforts need to join medical efforts, say these UK researchers.
A dog was euthanized so it could be buried with its owner. You responded en masse.
Back in May 2019, CNN ran an article that quickly went viral. When we shared it on the dvm360 Facebook page, readers had a lot to say.
Top 10 most (and least) pet-friendly cities
According to one consumer credit website, these are the large U.S. cities that make great places to live with petsas well as the locations your veterinary patients may want to avoid.
Now hear this! 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).
Still waters: How traumatic stress is poisoning the veterinary profession
For veterinary professionals, compassion fatigue, burnout and depression often flow from a problem far upstreampsychological trauma. And most of us dont even realize were suffering.
Zoetis to veterinary students: We want to give you $2,000
Second-, third-year veterinary students to apply for $2,000 scholarships, courtesy of Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.
Study applies human autoimmune encephalitis research to canine condition
Veterinary researchers from North Carolina State University investigate whether antibodies play a role in etiology of poorly understood disease.
How I got into vet school without an undergraduate degree
Yes, you read that right. This future exotic animal veterinarian was accepted into veterinary school after her junior year in undergrad. She details how it happened and offers tips to anyone brave enough to go for it in the future.
Hills goes small: nutrition center expansion to focus on petite pups
The addition will focus on nutrition for small and miniature dogs as well as veterinary community and caregiver engagement.
dvm360 product report: Equine blood test, alternative medicine book, LED light and more
What is and is not trauma and compassion fatigue
Heres an overview of what psychology experts say constitutes trauma, plus some examples that place these definitions firmly in the world of veterinary professionals.
NAVC CEO Tom Bohn stepping down; deputy CEO to take over
The long-time head of the business behind the annual VMX show to be CEO of organization devoted to corporate professionals.
Morris Animal Foundation introduces Data Commons
What do you get when you offer veterinary researchers free access to data from a longitudinal study of 3,000 golden retrievers? A serious opportunity to learn!
Working DVM mom? Youve got this
When were caught between the family we love and the veterinary career we cherish, our fears and guilt can overwhelm us. Stop beating up on yourself, veterinarian moms.
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