Celebrate National Pet Week

The American Veterinary Medical Association is celebrating National Pet Week from May 6-12, 2019.  The theme for 2019 is “A Lifetime of Love.”  The event was established in 1981 to encourage responsible pet ownership, promote the human-animal bond, and increase awareness of veterinary medicine.  Veterinarians, veterinary technicians, school groups, and

Third Annual Vet Camp Contest Accepting Entries

Do you know a student (rising 6th to 8th grade) that dreams of becoming a vet?  Royal Canin and Vet Set Go are offering the third annual “Become a Veterinarian Camp Contest.”  Three middle school students will win a spot in Auburn University’s 2019 Junior VET Camp which runs from

UC Davis Falls in World Veterinary Rankings

The University of California – Davis, the top veterinary school worldwide in the QS World Veterinary Rankings in 2017 and 2018, was surpassed by the Royal Veterinary College for 2019.  The Royal Veterinary College had been ranked at #3 the past two years.  UC Davis was still the top North American vet school with its

AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Applications Open

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has announced that applications for several veterinary scholarships will be accepted beginning March 1, 2019.  The awards include: AVMA/AVMF Scholarship for Veterans:Four $1,000 scholarships are available to veterans of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy currently in their first three years of veterinary school.Mildred Sylvester

AVMA Offers Free Vet Tech Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn series is offering a new webinar on February 13th at noon Central.  Utilizing Veterinary Technicians: How Does Your Practice Measure Up? will be presented by Kenichiro Yagi, a veterinary technician specialist in emergency and critical care.  Yagi will discuss how to

LSU Vet School to Host January Open House

Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine will host their annual open house on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9am to 3pm.  The event is free and open to the public—a great opportunity for aspiring veterinary students and their families to take a look behind the scenes! Visitors will be able

Jockey Club Offers $15K Scholarship in 2019

The Jockey Club has announced that it will again award a generous $15,000 scholarship ($7,500 per semester) to an outstanding student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in an equine or potentially equine-related field. The scholarship, first awarded in 2017, will go to a current or prospective college student with an interest in

Veterinary Essay Contest to Award Scholarships

Entries are currently being accepted for the third annual Solutions for the Profession Competition sponsored by the VIN Foundation.  Any student currently enrolled in vet school is eligible to enter for a chance to win one of three scholarships: $3,000 for the winner, $1,500 for the runner up, and $1,000

Free Veterinary Student Debt Webinar

The VIN Foundation is offering a free webinar this week that should be very useful for current (and future) veterinary students.  The webinar, Veterinary Student Debt Questions and Answers, will address topics such as student loan repayment options, loan consolidation, private refinancing, and managing stress related to student debt.  They