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

Third Annual Vet Camp Contest Accepting Entries

Do you know a student (rising 6th to 8th grade) that dreams of becoming a vet?  Royal Canin and Vet Set Go are offering the third annual “Become a Veterinarian Camp Contest.”  Three middle school students will win a spot in Auburn University’s 2019 Junior VET Camp which runs from

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

AVMF Veterinary Scholarship Applications Open

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has announced that applications for several veterinary scholarships will be accepted beginning March 1, 2019.  The awards include: AVMA/AVMF Scholarship for Veterans:Four $1,000 scholarships are available to veterans of the U.S. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy currently in their first three years of veterinary school.Mildred Sylvester

AVMA Offers Free Vet Tech Webinar

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn series is offering a new webinar on February 13th at noon Central.  Utilizing Veterinary Technicians: How Does Your Practice Measure Up? will be presented by Kenichiro Yagi, a veterinary technician specialist in emergency and critical care.  Yagi will discuss how to

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

Veterinary Essay Contest to Award Scholarships

Entries are currently being accepted for the third annual Solutions for the Profession Competition sponsored by the VIN Foundation.  Any student currently enrolled in vet school is eligible to enter for a chance to win one of three scholarships: $3,000 for the winner, $1,500 for the runner up, and $1,000

Free Veterinary Student Debt Webinar

The VIN Foundation is offering a free webinar this week that should be very useful for current (and future) veterinary students.  The webinar, Veterinary Student Debt Questions and Answers, will address topics such as student loan repayment options, loan consolidation, private refinancing, and managing stress related to student debt.  They

Hills Pet Nutrition to Fund Vet School Renovation

It was announced this week that Hill’s Pet Nutrition has donated a significant amount to Kansas State University’s vet school to fund a major renovation.  The value of the donation has not been disclosed, but various outlets have reported that it is the largest corporate gift in the college’s history. Kansas