Free CE Course Offered on Veterinary Practice Management

VetMedTeam and Trupanion have partnered to offer a free online course on veterinary practice management.  The course, “The Ace in the Hole for the Jack of All Trades,” focuses on how a practice manager can help the practice owner by overseeing operations, accounting, client management, HR functions, and more—allowing the

Colorado State University to Expand Veterinary Campus

The Colorado State University Board of Governors approved the addition of a 12,150 square foot facility to the veterinary campus this week, as reported by The Coloradoan.  The South Campus Animal Research Facility project will house animals under the care of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Pre-Surgical Research Laboratory, the

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

Vet School Cost Comparison Tool Updated for 2018

If you’re serious about going to vet school (and being able to afford it), you should definitely take advantage of the Cost Comparison Tool provided by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.  Now in its third year and refreshed with 2018 data, the CCT is a web-based application with

Vet Camp Contest Now Accepting Entries

If you’re a middle school student who wants to be a vet, we have a great summer opportunity for you!  Royal Canin and Vet Set Go have once again partnered to offer the 2018 Become a Veterinarian Camp Contest.  The contest, designed for rising sixth to eighth graders, offers the

Human Animal Bond Certification Announced

The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) has partnered with the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) to offer a new online certification option for veterinary professionals. The Human Animal Bond Certification program is sponsored by industry leaders such as PetSmart Charities, Petco, Zoetis, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Veterinarians, veterinary

Veterinary Essay Contest to Award Cash Prizes

The VIN Foundation has announced its second annual essay competition for veterinary students, which will award cash scholarships for the top three finishers.  Each submission must be 1,000 words or less and address the 2018 topic: “Now that you are in veterinary school, what do you wish you had known

LSU Vet School to Host January Open House

While many vet schools schedule their open houses in April, you have a chance to visit one this weekend if you live in Louisiana or an adjoining state.  The Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine has announced that it will host an open house on Saturday, January 20, 2018. 

Fear Free Veterinary Practice Certification Available in 2018

It was recently announced that the Fear Free certification program, which has already certified more than 20,000 veterinary professionals as individuals, will expand to offer a veterinary practice certification in April 2018. The Fear Free program is designed to eliminate the anxiety and stress associated with veterinary visits, creating a better

USDA Offers Free Access to Online Veterinary Training

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP) has announced that its training modules are now available to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and even the general public.  The courses are offered at no cost, and can be counted as continuing education credit hours for veterinary professionals. When you visit the