Texas Tech Breaks Ground on New Vet School

Texas Tech University is celebrating the official groundbreaking for its new vet school in Amarillo.  The 180,000 square foot academic building, to be named the School of Veterinary Medicine Amarillo Campus, will house classrooms, offices, laboratories, surgery suites, and research areas.  An additional facility for large animals, to be

Ohio State Vet School Announces Major Upgrade

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has announced plans to build a new 35,000 square foot veterinary clinic on campus.  The $17 million facility will be located next to the recently remodeled laboratory, which was renovated at a cost of $9.3 million.  The new facility, to be called

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

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

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