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

Celebrate National Pet Week

The American Veterinary Medical Association is celebrating National Pet Week from May 6-12, 2019.  The theme for 2019 is “A Lifetime of Love.”  The event was established in 1981 to encourage responsible pet ownership, promote the human-animal bond, and increase awareness of veterinary medicine.  Veterinarians, veterinary technicians, school groups, and

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

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

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

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

Recent Colorado Veterinary Grads Eligible for $70K Awards

To address a shortage of rural veterinarians, the state of Colorado has implemented its Veterinary Education Loan Repayment Program (VELRP) that awards up to $70,000 to each recipient over a four year period.  Up to four recipients will be selected each year, and applications for the initial round of awards

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