Online Masters Degree Offered in Veterinary Public Health

The University of Missouri has announced that it will be the first U.S. institution to offer an online master of public health program with an emphasis in veterinary medicine.  Missouri already offers a successful residential version of the program, and is one of just four accredited schools offering the residential

Animal Disease Emergency Response Course Offered Online

Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is set to offer an online course titled Animal Disease Emergencies: Understanding the Response.  This program is specifically designed for law enforcement, first responders, emergency managers, veterinary professionals, livestock producers, and others who are directly involved with detecting, containing, and controlling animal disease

Animal Massage Therapist Career Overview

Animal massage therapists are skilled animal health professionals with experience in manipulating muscles and soft body tissues to alleviate pain and promote mobility. Duties Animal massage therapists utilize a variety of strokes and techniques to treat their patients, many of which are the common to both human and animal massage therapy. The therapist

Small Animal Veterinarian Career Overview

Small animal veterinarians specialize in providing veterinary care for companion animal species.  Their patients often include dogs, cats, small mammals, and exotics (such as parrots and reptiles). Duties Small animal veterinarians are licensed practitioners who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of the illnesses and injuries common to small animals often kept

AVMA Launches Free Animal Health Database

The American Veterinary Medical Association is now offering free access to the AVMA Animal Health Studies Database (AAHSD), a resource designed to connect veterinary patients to clinical research studies.  Veterinarians and pet owners are able to search the database to find research studies in which their patients might be eligible