VCA Animal Hospitals joins AAHA’s Veterinary Visionaries

VCA Animal Hospitals joins AAHA's Veterinary Visionaries

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, debut Veterinary Visionaries event aims to support veterinary mental well-being VCA Animal Hospitals has joined Veterinary Visionaries—a collaboration launched by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)—as a founding member, supporting the partnership between veterinary organizations, academics, companies, and veterinary hospital networks to address systemic challenges in the industry. … Read more

dvm360® Launches dvm360 Live!™— an all-new talk show for veterinary professionals

dvm360® Launches dvm360 Live!™— an all-new talk show for veterinary professionals

dvm360 Live!™, hosted by Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, features in-depth clinical discussions with leading experts in veterinary medicine, inspiring stories from the front lines of the profession, and covers the latest in trending veterinary news. dvm360®, an MJH Life Sciences™ company, and the industry-leading multimedia platform for animal health professionals, is proud to announce the … Read more

Lights, camera, action! Welcome to dvm360 LIVE!™

Lights, camera, action!  Welcome to dvm360 LIVE!™

The first episode of dvm360 LIVE!™ will air Thursday, April 7th, 2022 at 12 pm EST. My parents told me that I was born with a microphone and always had a fondness for animals. That sounds about right. As I have traveled through my career as a small animal private practitioner, I realized that every … Read more

Survey finds striking misconceptions surrounding veterinary technicians

Survey finds striking misconceptions surrounding veterinary technicians

Many respondents reported misbeliefs regarding technicians’ roles, responsibilities, education, and skills. A survey conducted by The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) asked pet owners nationwide if they knew who cared for their pets at the veterinary clinic. The results revealed that pet owners trust and have positive feelings towards credentialed veterinary nurses/technicians. However, significant misconceptions … Read more

Data analysis links purebred dogs to higher rate of cancer

Data analysis links purebred dogs to higher rate of cancer

Investigators with pet health insurer Nationwide examined claims for 1.6 million dogs Claims data analyzed by Nationwide’s pet insurance team indicated that purebred dogs are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than non-purebred dogs. As a group, purebred dogs have a relative risk that is 1.9 times higher than crossbred and mixed-breed dogs. Results … Read more