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Not quite so white: Georgia professor makes strides in veterinary diversity

This year’s Iverson Bell Award winner talks about reaching out to underrepresented students to spark interest in veterinary medicine.

Pet food trends reflect a growing market

Researchers expect industry to hit $33 billion by 2018 thanks in part to treat and 'premium' pet food sales.

Combatting suicide

Despite high military suicide rates, veterinarians are still more likely to be victims of suicide. Why?

I'm a veterinarian—not a superhero

Or, Dr. Dean Scott's unapologetic objection to the veterinary profession's seemingly obligatory requirements to work long hours, be the good guy or care more about pets than their owners.

Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team aids search and rescue efforts after floods

Team grateful for community support as it cares for animals in need.

Medicine

Journal Scan: High-frequency sounds can lead to seizures in some older cats

Crinkling paper. Clinking glasses. Even deaf cats with a newly defined epileptic syndrome can suffer neurologic effects when exposed to sounds such as these.

Cat care game-changer: The feline care toolkit

Change the way you and your team understand feline medicine, change your life. Well, more like finally start seeing more cats. Use these tools to find your way (with and educational grant provided by Zoetis).

Diagnosing feline hyperthyroidism: It's not always as simple as it seems

Don't rely too heavily on T4 concentrations since cats can have a false elevation.

Video: What's the best way to measure intraocular pressure?

Dr. Micki Armour's preferred method for obtaining the most reliable measurement.

The treat’s the trick: A pet owner’s perspective on a Fear-Free tool

See the Fear-Free concept at use in a real exam room.

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.