This week on Royal Zoological Society of Scotland announces giant pandas will return to China, and other veterinary news


Here is a sneak peek of this week’s veterinary headlines



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Here is what you can find this week on

  • After spending over a decade at the Edinburgh Zoo, Yang Guang and Tian Tian, 2 giant pandas at the Zoo, will return to China at some point in early December as their agreement with China Wildlife Conservation Association comes to an end after being extended 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Vetpocket announced that it will be rolling out Vetpocket 2.1, a new app enhancement that will make high-quality and effective digital tools available to veterinary professionals.
  • On this week’s episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, host Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, sits down with Michael Natale, LVT, who shares tips on how veterinary professionals can inspire future generations of professionals, plus his own journey to becoming a veterinary technician.
  • Papaya Veterinary Care – a full-service companion animal veterinary hospital – announced that it will open its first location at The Village in Pacific Highlands Ranch where they will take general wellness visits, urgent care services, and walk-ins.
  • During an interview with dvm360, Katelyn Carney, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM) shares more about what the phrase “training your brain” means, plus how veterinary professionals can use well-being as a skill.
  • And more!

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