Wrap up: researchers begin testing a new approach for early canine cancer detection, and other veterinary news


Check out this week’s headlines

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Here is what was published this week on dvm360.com:

  • The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), Chewy Health, and MentorVet announced a partnership that created MentorVet Lead, a program for newly board-certified ACVIM diplomate to provide them with scholarships, peer support, coaching and mentorship.
  • In his latest installment of the Veterinary Scene Down Under, Phil Tucak, BSc, BVMS, gives updates on what is going on in the veterinary scene in Australia, including an Australian animal biotechnology company winning the 2024 Pet Care Innovation Prize and how one veterinarian is raising awareness of the illegal wildlife trade.
  • On this week’s episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, host Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, and Céline Leheurteux, DVM, CEO and founder of EUTHABAG, sit down to discuss the importance of educating clients on where and how to bury their pets that won’t hurt the environment or other animals.
  • A group of researchers from the University of Minnesota began testing a new approach for early cancer detection for dogs at risk of developing diffuse large B-cell that is funded by Morris Animal Foundation and the Golden Retriever Foundation.
  • dvm360 student ambassadors Katrina Billote and Mariana Martinez explained more about what a Problem Based Learning Curriculum is and what students at Western University of Health Sciences like about this kind of learning.
  • Two recent studies performed at the University of Guelph that were published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association investigated what important factors clients consider when a veterinarian is recommending weight lose management for their pet.
  • And more!
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