Recruitment crisis looms for veterinary sector

A recruitment crisis is looming for the veterinary sector due to an increase in demand for veterinary services, an aging workforce and concerns over the work/life balance, according to a…

‘Its jaws locked onto me’: how spiraling dog attacks became Britain’s unrecognised public health crisis

Even two decades on, Georgia Wood-Lee still remembers with unerring clarity the day a dog attacked her. She still has the scars. She was 20 and had just started working…

SCVNews.com | Opinion/Commentary: Marcia Mayeda: The Crisis in Veterinary Medicine

People often ask me why I didn’t pursue a career in veterinary medicine because I love animals so much. I had indeed considered it and was an avid reader of…

‘Serious health crisis for dog world’: One dog dead after highly contagious virus hits Christchurch

One dog died and others tested positive after a highly contagious virus swept Christchurch. Last week, three dogs from the Dogwatch Sanctuary Trust on Dyers Rd, Christchurch tested positive for…

Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – In a job where pigs, cattle and sheep dominated, longtime Ohio state veterinarian Tony Forshey was even pushed out of his sizable comfort zone in 2011.…

The Welsh rescue centre at crisis point as owners keep handing in their dogs as ‘fake’ strays

A Welsh Stray and Abandoned Dog Rescue has reached a “crisis point” with the sheer number of dogs in their care. Hope Rescue, based in Llanharan, is currently fully staffed…

Labor crisis in veterinary medicine leaves pets at risk

A shortage of veterinarians in the US makes it difficult for people to find care for their pets. Here’s a look at the problem and how it affects New York…

Staffing crisis at veterinary clinics leaves pet owners scrambling to find care, enduring long waits

Paula Barnett, who had moved to Portland in June, hadn’t been given a routine induction appointment at a local veterinary clinic. Some clinics didn’t even answer the phone. Others said…

The pandemic puppy craze is creating a veterinary crisis

Bailey Gladwin says the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) at the University of Guelph refused to admit their dog, Odie, when their referring emergency clinic called and asked to put him…

Are we in a veterinary workforce crisis?

While the delta and lambda variants of SARS-CoV-2 continue to challenge us, we also see hints of post-pandemic normalcy with the return of some in-person meetings, reopened retail establishments, and get-togethers…