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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.

Get pet food savvy and bring the pet food conversation back to the veterinary clinic

Helping pet owners decipher the often confusing marketing and labeling of pet foods may prevent them from making well meaning, but uneducated nutritional choices in the store aisle.

Medicine

Yes, you can do ultrasonography!

Dr. Garret Pachtinger explains how this technology is becoming more accessible in every-day practice, in terms of both cost and learning curve.

Diabetic remission in cats: Does it really exist and how do we achieve it?

A review of the veterinary literature reveals when this phenomenon may more likely occur.

Just Ask the Expert: How many kittens should be adopted at one time?

Veterinary behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi says it depends on what the pet owner wants out of the relationship.

Canine influenza and the current outbreak: 10 takeaways

An update on this infectious disease from Dr. Richard Goldstein, Chief Medical Officer of the Animal Medical Center in New York.

Hypothyroidism in cats—how is it diagnosed and treated?

More cats may be affected by this disease than you think, and even cats with subclinical or mild forms may benefit from thyroid replacement therapy.

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.