Ross University Upgrades Veterinary Facilities

The recent trend of veterinary schools revamping their facilities has continued with Ross University (in the Caribbean) announcing the completion of a major addition.  The Research and Pathology Building is a 19,000 square foot research facility with a $10.5 million price tag. The new facility will allow students and faculty to

Long Island University Adds Veterinary Technology Program

Long Island University has announced that in addition to its plans to open a new college of veterinary medicine in 2019, the institution is adding a new four-year veterinary technology program for the Fall 2018 semester.  The veterinary technology program is the first four-year program to be offered on Long

New “My Veterinary Life” Website from AVMA

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has created a new website that will serve as a career planning resource for veterinary students and new veterinarians during the critical transition from vet school to professional life. The My Veterinary Life website provides content focused on three areas: career development, financial management, and

Petco Launches PetCoach Retail Store

Petco’s online veterinary platform, PetCoach, has broadened its horizons to include a pilot retail location.  The brick and mortar store is located in San Marcos, California and aspires to reinvent the pet store experience by being a “one stop shop” for all aspects of care. Services offered at the new PetCoach

Texas A&M Offers Beef Cattle Short Course

The 64th Annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course will run from August 6-8, 2018.  The course is one of the largest cattle-related educational events in the country, drawing over 1,700 participants for its 20 educational sessions and various live demonstrations. Topics for the Beef Cattle Short Course include nutrition, reproduction,

AVMA Offers Free Well-being Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn series is offering a new webinar on July 2nd.  Mission Possible: Creating a Culture of Well-being will be presented by Dr. Jen Brandt, Director of Member Wellness and Diversity Initiatives at the AVMA, at 6pm Central.  Dr. Brandt will discuss the difference

New Wildlife Enterprise Management Degree Offered at Auburn

Auburn University has announced plans to offer a new degree in Wildlife Enterprise Management for the Fall 2019 semester.  The program is designed to prepare students for careers in hunting, fishing, and related outdoor industries.  Only one other university (Kansas State) offers a degree of this type. The Wildlife Enterprise Management

New Vet School Coming to Metropolitan New York Area

The state of New York has announced that it will partially fund the establishment of a school of veterinary medicine at Long Island University.  There has never been a veterinary program in the New York metropolitan area, though the highly regarded program at Cornell University (about a four hour drive

New Vet School at Texas Tech Moves Forward

Texas Tech’s plan to build the nation’s 31st veterinary school made a critical step forward last week, as the Amarillo City Council approved a measure to fund up to $69 million for its construction—a significant portion of the $90 million required.  Once construction is complete, Texas Tech will have the