If Gov. Cuomo signs the bill passed by the state Assembly, New York will impose a civil penalty of $1,000 on people who perform onychectomies, partial or complete phalangectomies, or tendonectomies on cats without a therapeutic purpose.
Once thought to be the eccentric hobby of the crazy cat lady, animal hoarding is beginning to get the attention it deserves. Shelter medicine instructor and veterinarian Dr. Kirk Miller provides an overview of its effects on pets, people and shelters and explains why prosecution and prevention are so problematic.
Using her work as an associate and then locum tenens, this Hospital Design Competition Merit Award winner knew what she wanted: good-looking and clutter-free, with a much-needed break room for veterinary team members to decompress.
Corporate consolidators are snapping up veterinary hospitals. Associate veterinarians scramble to find good ones left. And practice owners who werent thinking about selling all of a sudden wonder if nows the time. Heres how the process works.
In addition to its business-related curriculum for veterinary students, Penn Vet is now offering an immersive program for postgraduates to build entrepreneurial skills and affect public health on a larger scale.