Here’s why Iowa Veterinary Wellness is closing its Waukee location

Playful animals of all kinds bounce through the snow Playful animals big and small are having so much fun in the snow. Cody Godwin, Storyful Marco loved Iowa Veterinary Wellness’…

Veterinarian shortage a complication for pet owners | Iowa News

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Audrey, a 4-month-old Bernese Mountain Dog, caused an alarm in her home one Saturday morning last month when it became clear — based on her…

Iowa State University veterinarians investigating unusual bacterial disease in central Iowa pigs • News Service • Iowa State University

ISU veterinarians are helping to contain an outbreak of the bacteria Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae among central Iowa pork production facilities. The bacteria are normally managed with antibiotics, but the current strain…

Service dogs help Iowa veterans, first responders

Garland Shirley with his service dog Smitty. (Stephen Gassman / Telegraph Herald) DUBUQUE, Iowa – Steve Vincent glanced at the dog patiently standing next to his chair. “Get it,” he…

Taking swine medicine education into the virtual world • News Service • Iowa State University

The telemedicine video chat connects a pigsty with Dr. Gabi Doughan, of the state of Iowa, so that Doughan can assess animals and provide training on how to draw blood…

Hundreds of dogs rescued from USDA-licensed breeder in Iowa

Hundreds of sick and battered dogs were rescued from the property of an Iowa dog breeder who in September alleged multiple animal welfare violations by the US Department of Justice.…

Iowa governor indicators veterinary debt compensation invoice

Dr. Ryan Shuey, a young Iowa VMA director, works in rural Iowa. (Courtesy Dr. Shuey) The Iowa legislature passed a bill creating the Iowa rural veterinarian repayment program, and Governor…