Coping with the emotional workload that comes with being a veterinarian
August 28, 2019Not the drug and supply manufacturers, distributors, or their reps. Not our landlords, government agencies, or lenders. Not the laboratory workers, consultants, or other service providers. Not the pathologists, radiologists, or even most specialists. And definitely not the schools.
Purina offers supplements for dogs experiencing anxious behaviors
May 24, 2019Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Supplements has introduced a new management option for canines that experience anxious behaviors. Calming Care is a probiotic supplement that helps dogs cope with external stressors like separation, unfamiliar visitors or sounds, and changes in routine and location. The supplement also aids in maintaining positive cardiac activity during stressful events, promoting a positive emotional state. According to Jason Gagné, DVM, DACVN, director of veterinary technical communication for Pro Plan Veterinary …
AVMA and industry groups work to fight suicide among veterinarians
December 27, 2018Animal health organizations are partnering to combat suicide among veterinarians in the U.S. According to a study by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), female veterinarians were 3.5 times as likely to die from suicide as the general population from 1979 through 2015. For male veterinarians, that number was 2.1 times. “Too many of our colleagues have either contemplated, attempted, or died by …