This week's headlines, plus a diversity panel discussion
October 3, 2020
Check out this week's top veterinary headlines.
Need to get caught up with the latest veterinary news? We got you covered. Here's a look at this week's new highlights:
- A new study from the Banfield Pet Hospital reveals that a shortage in veterinarians may cause an estimated 75 million pets in the United States to lose access to veterinary care by 2030.
- An uncontrolled study recently published in Animals found that while CBD-rich, hemp-based nutraceuticals appear generally safe in a small group of dogs, adverse effects like slower absorption and rapid elimination were observed in cats.
- On Episode 17 of The Vet Blast Podcast, Emily Stein, PhD, CEO of Primal Health Inc. and creator of the canine dental prebiotic Teef!, shares her extensive knowledge about the microbiome, breaks down key terms, and offers useful strategies for eliminating harmful oral bacteria in pets.
- The Fetch dvm360 virtual conference in late August included a panel discussion among 4 veterinary students who shared their thoughts on diversity, equity, and inclusion and offered some strategies to make the profession more accessible to all people despite their socioeconomic status, race, ethnic or cultural background, gender, or sexual orientation.