February 26, 2020The coordinated humanitarian work of two veterinarians living in different continents is helping treat the burn wounds of countless animals affected by Australia’s recent wildfires.
December 3, 2019As part of the annual They Ate What?! X-ray Contest, VPN invites its reader community to vote on what they think is the best rad among the finalists.
November 20, 2019Ten veterinarians from across the U.S. have joined forces as the leaders of national advocacy campaigns for animal health, safety, and wellness.
January 3, 2018While prosthetics have been used in veterinary medicine for more than a decade, the application of these devices in this sector is still relatively new compared to human medicine.
December 29, 2016Haynes Werner is a master class falconer and third-year veterinary student at Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU). So when a professor encouraged him to apply for an internship in avian medicine and surgery at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital (ADFH) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), he did so.
September 8, 2016Sometimes, you have to get creative when treating a teeny-tiny patient. That’s what the veterinary staff of the California Wildlife Center in Malibu, Calif., did when they found a Northern Mockingbird whose feet were “knuckling.” This meant the bird couldn’t open her feet to perch or even stand.
September 8, 2016In May 2016, a wounded male bald eagle was found on the side of a highway in Northern California. The bird was taken to a local California Department of Fish and Wildlife game warden, who delivered him to Shasta Wildlife Rescue (SWR) in Anderson, Calif.
July 27, 2016Texas A&M University veterinarians are striving to become national experts on penguin cataract surgery. Their potential patients aren’t thousands of miles away in Antarctica but at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas.
June 17, 2016After a young jackdaw swallowed a pair of tweezers, he was taken to the RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in Nantwich, Cheshire, UK. The tweezers were so large, they almost took up the length of his body, as seen in a radiograph.
June 9, 2016One vat of curry plus one seagull equals an orange seagull. That's what happened to a gull, nicknamed "Gullfrazie" on Facebook, according to The Guardian.