DVM360 MAGAZINE-11-01-2016

DVM360 MAGAZINE-11-01-2016

Cover Story
Experts weigh in on whether a future where people care for furry wards would be better than one where pets are owned.
You’re not crazy. Change and innovation are happening faster everywhere, including veterinary practice. Here’s your gut check so you’re not left out of the glorious future of pet care.
What will veterinary medicine look like in 5, 15 and 30 years? We adapted a CVC session by Ernie Ward, DVM, to create a timeline of things to come.
By dvm360.com staff
Biotech company ViaGen now delivering cloned pets and offering genetic preservation.
By dvm360.com staff
Some extraordinary, some disquieting—at least in terms of implications for the future of veterinary medicine. Take a retrospective tour with us.
News
Veterinarian in bow-killing case will also complete a probation period and required annual CE in animal welfare.
By dvm360.com staff
Pending FTC approval of Merial acquisition, BI will sell Duramune, ULTRA, Fel-O-Vax and other lines.
Antibiotics that are medically important to people will soon be off-limits for growth promotion in livestock. And after Jan. 1, DVMs will decide what's medically necessary in animal feeds and what's not.
Famed veterinary author, who would have been 100 today, is still remembered through his work, his words and the veterinary profession that shines bright today.
Commentary
Does your professional life affect your personal life? One veterinarian gives her honest and thoughtful response on mixing love, work, marriage, children, divorce and life.
Featured Contributors
A request for a referral to a human chiropractor to treat two patients with sore spines leaves this veterinarian with a major headache.
Rising demand for veterinary services should not lead to a call for more veterinarians. Here's why.
When life gives you a veterinary mobile unit that looks like an ice cream truck, you might as well sell popsicles.
After an unexpected conversation with Dr. Codger, Dr. Greenskin has an important decision to make about her future at the veterinary clinic. Will she fish or cut bait?
When it comes to your professional negotiations, bark less, purr more.
Medicine360
By dvm360.com staff
Recent study findings suggest NV-02, a feline anti-nerve growth factor antibody, could be used as a safe, long-term analgesic in cats with degenerative joint disease-related pain.
By dvm360.com staff
Ohio State researcher optimistic that monthly injections could replace daily insulin in cats.
A buildup of calculus and plaque in this area can make a tooth prone to attachment loss, causing serious, painful disease if not caught early.
By dvm360.com staff
Equine flu. Canine flu. Now do we have to worry about the frog flu, too?
Equine360
Cutting-edge advice for this behavioral vice in your veterinary equine patients.
By dvm360.com staff
Reproduction expert uses hormones and technique to convince retired mare to act as mother to foal rejected by biological dam.
By dvm360.com staff
Currently, no animal cell-based products are FDA-approved, the agency says.
Once upon a time, equine practitioners were willing to do their after-hours work solo. A new generation of fantastic doctors wants to do things a different way.
By dvm360.com staff
Colorado State University veterinary student brings instruction and inspiration to Navajo Nation high school students at his alma mater.