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The profession of no return

With high student debt and low starting salaries, investing in a veterinary education has a poor return on investment.

Deadline nears to apply for veterinary student loan repayment program

Federal initiative pays up to $75,000 toward student loans for three years of service.

Veterinary schools work to grow scholarship endowments

But increasing tuition, class sizes keep funds per student virtually unchanged.

Three veterinarians head to nation's capital for AVMA fellowship

Trio will lend expert advice to legislative issues involving animal health and welfare.

U.S. News reveals how it ranks veterinary schools

One-question survey sent to deans and department chairs scores each program's overall quality on a scale of 1 to 5.

Medicine

Hypertonic phosphate enema intoxication in dogs and cats

Whether exposed due to an outdated therapeutic recommendation or a client attempting at-home treatment, your veterinary patients receiving these enemas need immediate attention.

Letter to Veterinary Medicine: Behavior should be strongly considered in curriculum for veterinary students

While behavior has come a long way, there’s still lots of room for improvement.

Journal Scan: SDMA pinpointed as biomarker for feline renal disease

Does this form of testing hold the key to diagnosing deterioration of the kidney in cats earlier?

Here's a twist: The lastest updates on GDV

Dr. Jennifer Wardlaw presents findings from the latest research on this life-threatening condition in dogs.

Veterinary glaucoma update

Expert news from the frontlines of eye care

The job search

Looking for a job as an associate veterinarian? Set yourself apart as a candidate

Take it from an owner who’s recently hired: These tips will put you at the top of the list.

Quick tips to grow your veterinary career

Take your job to the next level with this advice to take charge of your career path.

Fla. veterinary students learn practice management skills through new externship

Program considered 'essential' to students hoping to own a veterinary practice.

10 ways to get a veterinary team job

Use these hints to avoid common resume mistakes and learn how to stand out to veterinary employers with an introduction that spells, "Hire me."

Graduation levels hold the line

But the total number of new veterinary graduates could jump 18 percent by 2017.

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