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

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

Free Veterinary Mental Health Webinar Offered

The next entry in the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Lead & Learn webinar series will focus on mental health in the profession.  Do We Have a Mental Health Crisis? Results of the Merck Animal Health Wellbeing Study will be offered on November 13 at 1pm Eastern.  The presenters will be

Veterinary Scholarship Program Accepting Applications for 2019

The 2019 Zoetis/AAVMC Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, sponsored by Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, is now accepting applications.  Second and third year veterinary students in the U.S. (and certain schools in the Caribbean) are eligible to apply for one of the $2,000 awards.  Approximately 300 scholarships

Celebrate National Vet Tech Week 2018

It’s time to celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week! The 25th annual event, promoted by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), runs from October 14-20, 2018. It’s a great opportunity to focus on the important veterinary nursing role that techs play as part of the veterinary team. Vet techs

Purdue University Establishes Vet Up! National Academy

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that it has been awarded a $3.18 million federal grant to increase diversity in the veterinary field and address the shortage of veterinarians in public health and food animal medicine.  The program will be known as Vet Up! The National Health Careers

Ross University Upgrades Veterinary Facilities

The recent trend of veterinary schools revamping their facilities has continued with Ross University (in the Caribbean) announcing the completion of a major addition.  The Research and Pathology Building is a 19,000 square foot research facility with a $10.5 million price tag. The new facility will allow students and faculty to