Kansas State University expands joint DVM training program with ChinaBy: Veterinary Practice News
In May, the program graduated four students who are the first government-sponsored Chinese DVM recipients since 1949
Animal cruelty charges against St. Catharines vet dropped
By: Veterinary Practice News
Animal cruelty charges have been dropped against Dr. Mahavir Rekhi, the veterinarian of Skyway Animal Hospital in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, who made national headlines for animal abuse and was charged with 16 counts of animal cruelty.
The cost of a seat: State funding, vet school tuition and easy assumptions
By: Michael Dicks, PhD
It’s easy to presume that veterinary colleges receiving lots of public support can charge lower tuition – but is it true? The AVMA Econ team decided to find out.
Purdue CVM receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
By: Veterinary Practice News
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine recently was awarded the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
Client handout: A pre-flight checklist for air travel with petsBy: Sarah Mouton Dowdy, Associate Content Specialist The holidays are coming, which means questions and concerns about traveling with pets will be coming too.
Treatment for dogs alleviates fear of noisy fireworksBy: BMJ
Many dogs suffer anxiety and fear from the loud bangs and explosions of firework displays. A new study shows how a medicinal treatment can help alleviate common fear behaviors, such as trembling and whining.
Dogs may protect against childhood eczema and asthma
By: American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
Two new studies show there may be even more reason to love your dog as they may provide a protective effect against eczema and asthma.
The dogs of Otavalo
By: Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (anesthesia)
Veterinary professionals band together to help hundreds of street dogs in Ecuador in need of care.
Denver eyeing municipal declaw ban
By: dvm360.com staff
Denver, Colorado, has joined the ranks of cities trying to pass bans on elective declawing after the city council advanced the proposed ban forward in October.
Missing for a year, this Maine cat that once visited the Bushes was found 120 miles awayBy: Lauren Abbate, BDN Staff For the past year, Kennebunkport resident George Lichte thought his beloved cat, Romeo, was dead. That was, until 2 weeks ago.
Five Tips for Feeding Mature, Healthy Hard KeepersBy: Kristen M. Janicki, MS, PAS Does your otherwise healthy horse have trouble keeping pounds on? Here are some tips to consider when feeding the mature, healthy hard keeper.
Regenerative Therapies for Laminitic HorsesBy: Kentucky Equine Research Staff
Given the impact of laminitis on the equine industry, owners and veterinarians are often willing to try novel treatments, including administration of stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP).
Selenium Supplementation in Exercising Horses
By: Kentucky Equine Research Staff
Trainers attempt to ward off free radicals by supplementing diets with selenium. Unfortunately, this strategy may have negative impacts.
Gene Mutation: No Performance Effect in Coldblooded Trotters
By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA
The “Gaitkeeper” gene mutation might make a Standardbred more likely to win a trot race. But new study results have revealed that it doesn’t have the same effect on coldblooded trotters.
Old School New School: Who’s driving this practice?!By: Jeremy Campfield, DVM The associate veterinarian is newly confident. The practice owner is suddenly insecure. An outburst is about to turn everybody’s day upside-down.
Pro-Pay: Unintended ConsequencesBy: Thomas E. Catanzaro, DVM, MHA
One of the challenges of all incentive programs is creating rules that can accidentally create the wrong results.
Beloved Best Friends – Our Favorite Dogs in LiteratureBy: Diagnostic Imaging Systems
Kids and adults alike love a good story that has a great dog in the plot. From the classics to the modern, here are a few of our preferred dog stories.
Pet and Disaster Preparedness
By: Diagnostic Imaging Systems
Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Earthquakes. You’ve made it through safely, but what about your pets? Follow these tips to make an emergency plan for your pets.