Veterinarians: Become a pocket mentor
If you havent helped mentor a younger vet because you feel like you dont have time, heres an idea you might try.
Veterinary symposium reveals latest heartworm research
American Heartworm Society promises to soon share educational highlights from its 16th Triennial Heartworm Symposium.
Zoetis hints at new monoclonal antibody for osteoarthritis pain
Activities at the WSAVA Conference in Toronto focused on the role of nerve growth factor in pain pathway for dogs and cats.
Top 25 cities for feline veterinary care and more
Cat-friendly housing options, availability of feline-specific veterinary hospitals and shelters, and the prevalence of environmental hazards helped Redfin and Trupanion pick the nations most meowjestic locales for feline living.
Human surgeons operating on dogs: When good intentions aren't enough
His heart may have been in the right place, but an Atlanta orthopedic surgeon has voluntarily shut down his nonprofit organization after backlash from area veterinarians.
Veterinary gender discrimination: A real and serious problem
A UK study found that in the veterinary profession, women are overlooked for promotions and often seen as incompetent by overtly sexist clients.
dvm360 product report: Equine education tools, high-protein diet, app journaling and more
Heres our regular rundown of new and noteworthy veterinary products.
Elanco: Animals are at the X factor at the center of world issues
Newly focused on animal health alone, Elanco management team shares hopes for more relevance in peoples lives and deepending commitment to make real change.
Study: Is there a veterinarian shortage? Yes. Could we fix it immediately? Yes.
Veterinary economist crunches the numbers to quantify the difference between open veterinary positions and DVMs seeking employment.
San Francisco veterinary staff protest unfair labor practices
Protesters (not including veterinarians) at VCA San Francisco Veterinary Specialists say theyre fighting for better pay, health benefits and improved work conditions.
Can dogs smell canine cancer?
Dogs are detecting human cancer today, so a team of North Carolina veterinary school researchers is exploring whether that same ability could be turned to help dogkind.
To prevent suicides, Banfield wants veterinary professionals to ASK
New campaign to help colleagues assess, support, know is designed specifically for veterinarians and team members; company will offer training to entire profession by January 2020.
Future-proofing your veterinary practice revenue
Two smart data wonks in the animal health industry recently shared market information at an exclusive event in Kansas City. Heres the skinny on what they see coming down the pike for veterinary practices like yours.
Cancer-sniffing dogs: How canine scent detection could transform human medicine
With dogs amazing olfactory capabilities, researchers are optimistic that they will one day play a regular in early disease detection.
Are rescues wrong to transport these pets?
The veterinary community should look closer at the legal, financial, and human and animal health effects of interstate and international animal transportation.
Letters to dvm360: Sounding off on DCM dilemma
Our columnist argued that pet insurance should have paid for an ultrasound diagnostic for an asymptomatic dog on a grain-free diet at risk for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Readers disagree about whats called for when.
Whos going to buy our equine practices?
Im worried that todays corporate consolidators arent an answer for solo practices who cant find associates to buy them.
Eleanor Green joins Animal Policy Group, will leave Texas A&M
Prominent veterinary school dean joins attorney Mark Cushing at industry consulting and lobbying firm.
New screening method may help detect heart disease in cats
Veterinarians were 100% successful at diagnosing severe heart disease in asymptomatic cats with a focused cardiac ultrasound, according to a recent Morris Animal Foundation-funded study.
Veterinary products now and for future wow
Autoinjectors, injectables and iodine-laced water are just a few products veterinarians might be interested in, courtesy of the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum.
Mental health: a global concern for veterinary professionals
Initial findings from a survey reveal that mental wellbeing may affect veterinary professionals on a global level, according to the World Small Animal Veterinary Associations new Professional Wellbeing Group.
A horse vet goes to the airport ...
When a veterinarian leaves the confines of the clinic (or the field, as it happens) and exists in the real world, you never know what might unfold. Dr. Brock shares his intimate experience at an airport.
dvm360 product report: Low-temp sterilization, joint chews, luer lock connectors and more
When a friend is hurting, surely there's more than the suicide hotline
It serves an important purpose, but there are other things you can do to help your veterinary colleague who's considering suicide. Here are some ways to help.
FDA cautions consumers about Texas Tripe raw pet food recall
The FDA is advising pet owners not to feed their dogs and cats certain lots of the companys raw pet food after samples from some of the lots tested positive for Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes.
Government tries to clarify rules for emotional support animals on flights
Department of Transportation offers guidance on what it will and wont enforce when it comes to dogs (or cats, or horses, or snakes) traveling with emotionally fragile airline passengers.
Texas veterinarian, technician infected with murine typhus
A San Antonio veterinarian warns others after she and one of her technicians contracted the rare flea-spread disease.
VCA Animal Hospitals launches CancerCare Centers
The 35 veterinary oncology centers are located in 13 states across the U.S. with an aim to open more in Canada.
Owners of brachycephalic dogs are in denial, study suggests
New research explores the paradoxes pet owners face when choosing dogs with conformational medical problems.
Machine learning enables prediction of early renal disease
Antech unveils RenalTech, a predictive tool for diagnosing kidney disease in cats, giving veterinarians unprecedented power to provide personalized care for their feline patients.
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