A brighter future: Celebrity veterinarian aims to broaden and diversify the profession

Veterinarian and co-star of a favored National Geographic show imparts invaluable advice to help expand, inspire, and cultivate a more inclusive future for veterinary medicine.

dvm360® recently interviewed Vernard L. Hodges, DVM, co-star of the popular National Geographic television show Critter Fixers: Country Vets, about how he's using his unique platform to inspire the next generation of veterinarians.

"Veterinary medicine is really growing and expanding, and they are predicting a shortage of veterinarians," Hodges told dvm360. "So, I want to do my part to raise awareness and help create more veterinarians. That's my plan."

Watch the full interview below.