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.
The U.S. veterinary market can expect a push from an emerging veterinary labor union, according to a recent article published by VIN News. The grassroots organization, known as the National Veterinary Professionals Union, was started earlier this year. While dues have not yet been determined for members, the group is
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
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has announced the addition of an intermediate level CE program to its educational offerings. The Veterinary Management Series: Culture, HR, and Marketing program will offer 30 hours of CE credit over 3.5 days. The program will run from October 4-7, 2017 in Lakewood, Colorado. This
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has announced that the average annual salary for veterinarians was $100,560 in 2016—the first time that the average for this profession has crossed the six figure mark. That translates to approximately $48.34 per hour. While this is certainly good news for veterinarians, they do still
The proposed 31st veterinary program in the U.S. was denied accreditation for a second time this week by the American Veterinary Medical Association. The University of Arizona had originally hoped to enroll a class of vet students last year, but the continued denial of accreditation will push the start date