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

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.

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VIN Foundation Launches Student Debt Center

VIN Foundation Launches Student Debt Center

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

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"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.

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Banfield Pet Hospital Names New President

Banfield Pet Hospital Names New President

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

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

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.

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University of Minnesota Develops Cancer Drug That Helps Dogs With Hemangiosarcoma

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.

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10 Deadly Sins of Untreated ACLs

10 Deadly Sins of Untreated ACLs

Possible consequences of an ACL rupture that is treated conservatively.

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How to Spot Signs of Oral Pain in Your Pet Patients

How to Spot Signs of Oral Pain in Your Pet Patients

Since pets can't talk about their toothaches, it's up to us veterinarians to know what to look for.

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How to Talk About End-of-Life Care for Pets

How to Talk About End-of-Life Care for Pets

When talking to pet owners about end-of-life care, look beyond the patient’s medical condition.

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The Future of Pet Cloning

The Future of Pet Cloning

Pet cloning gives clients an opportunity to recapture the past, though ethical concerns linger.

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Why Do Vet Schools Shy Away From Holistic Medicine?

Why Do Vet Schools Shy Away From Holistic Medicine?

With a growing interest in holistic medicine, vet students aren't being offered classes in the subject at school.

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

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."

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

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.

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What You May Not Know About Holistic Medicine

What You May Not Know About Holistic Medicine

Frequently asked questions about this treatment method.

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Why Equine Acupuncture is Gaining Ground

Why Equine Acupuncture is Gaining Ground

A look at the research.

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10 Promises and Predictions for 2017 for Veterinarians

10 Promises and Predictions for 2017 for Veterinarians

What's on your list this year?

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How to Diagnose and Treat Colic in Horses

How to Diagnose and Treat Colic in Horses

Learn more about the various treatments used to manage colic.

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The Latest in Digital X-Ray Technology

The Latest in Digital X-Ray Technology

Next-generation X-ray systems offer useful features and friendly prices for all types of veterinary practices.

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

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.

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Can You Solve This Puzzle?

Can You Solve This Puzzle?

Test your knowledge in the February 2017 Brain Teaser.

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7 Low- or No-Cost Marketing Strategies for Your Vet Practice

7 Low- or No-Cost Marketing Strategies for Your Vet Practice

You don't have to break the bank to get the word out about how amazing your practice is.

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How to Operate a First-Class Veterinary Practice

How to Operate a First-Class Veterinary Practice

8 tips to follow.

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Why a Lack of Focus Can Ruin Communication in the Vet Practice

Why a Lack of Focus Can Ruin Communication in the Vet Practice

And 9 ways to improve communication with your vet clients.

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 Ellyce Rothrock

Ellyce Rothrock

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Why You Should Join a Veterinary Organization

Why You Should Join a Veterinary Organization

Veterinary organizations advocate for the profession and provide an array of services and benefits to members.

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British Columbia Forbids Cosmetic Tail Procedures

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.

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Texas Tech, UA Plans Uncertain

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.

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Vet School Applications on Rise in 2016

Vet School Applications on Rise in 2016

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

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10 Secrets to Keep Your Veterinary Nurses Happy

10 Secrets to Keep Your Veterinary Nurses Happy

Techs give their feedback.

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NAVTA Approves Lab Animal Specialty for Vet Techs

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.

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Wellness Summit Covers Mental Health in Veterinary Profession

Wellness Summit Covers Mental Health in Veterinary Profession

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

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

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.

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Soring Regulations On Hold

Soring Regulations On Hold

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

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UF Vets Save Dobie Who Nearly Drowned

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.

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Have You Experienced 'Vet Shopping'?

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.

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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.

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VIN Foundation Launches Student Debt Center

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

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"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.

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Banfield Pet Hospital Names New President

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

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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.

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