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Study: Number of Dogs in Shelters at All-Time Low?

Results from a study from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine gives a better estimate about how many dogs are being taken in by shelters, adopted out, transferred and euthanized.

VIN Foundation Launches Student Debt Center

This interactive resource provides information and tools to help students navigate their vet school debt.

"One Lucky Dog:" Vet Treats Dog Who Was Shot in Head

A 9-month-old Great Pyrenees named Nylah went missing and then was later found with a bullet wound in her head.

Banfield Pet Hospital Names New President

Brian Garish will be succeeding the former-CEO and President Vincent Bradley.

UC Davis Vets Save Anemic Dog With Use of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

Bella, a 5-year-old pit bull terrier was diagnosed with immune-meditated hemolytic anemia (IMHA), which causes a dog’s immune system to destroy its own red blood cells.

University of Minnesota Develops Cancer Drug That Helps Dogs With Hemangiosarcoma

The results from the trial not only benefits dogs with this particular form of cancer, but may be applicable to humans too.

Scholarship With Preference for Male Vet Students Gets Australian Vet School in Hot Water

"The barriers that prevent men from entering vet science are not the same barriers that prevent women from entering every single other academic area."

Pennsylvania Pet Hospital Named U.S. “Practice of the Year”

Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC) was one of several winners of Petplan's 2017 Veterinary Awards.

Know a Hero Vet or Vet Tech? Nominate Them for a Hero Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 4th annual American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Technician Awards.

British Columbia Forbids Cosmetic Tail Procedures

The College of Veterinarians of British Columbia has voted to ban cosmetic tail docking of dogs, horses and cattle.

Texas Tech, UA Plans Uncertain

What would be the U.S.'s two newest veterinary schools are facing setbacks from both state and veterinary organizations.

Vet School Applications on Rise in 2016

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges reports a 6 percent increase.

NAVTA Approves Lab Animal Specialty for Vet Techs

With the establishment of the Academy of Laboratory Animal Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, the specialty is the 14th approved Veterinary Technician Specialty.

Wellness Summit Covers Mental Health in Veterinary Profession

The Veterinary Health and Wellness Summit was organized by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.

Veterinary Advisory Board to Work With Blue Buffalo on Advancing Therapeutic Nutrition

The veterinary advisory board will partner with Blue Buffalo to enhance its line of veterinary-exclusive diets.

Soring Regulations On Hold

When Trump administration came into the White House, they put all unpublished regulations on hold, including the new soring regulations.

UF Vets Save Dobie Who Nearly Drowned

Bo, a Doberman pinscher puppy, not only nearly drowned in his family pool, but his heart stopped too.

Have You Experienced 'Vet Shopping'?

The Washington Post reports on a case of a pet owner purposefully injuring her dog to gain access to its prescription medication.

How Do You Feel About Telemedicine? The AVMA Wants to Know

Veterinarians are asked to read the AVMA's report on Remote Consulting, and to send in their input.

Study: Cats Eating Dry Food Have Increased Risk for Developing Type 2 Diabetes

The study was conducted by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

Hurt While Saving Owner, Dog Wins Hambone Award

Kismet, a 4-year-old Jack Russell terrier is Salt Lake City, saved his owner during a home-invasion robbery.
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