About 27% of horse owners buy painkillers without consulting veterinarians – WSU Insider

PULLMAN, Wash. – Many horse owners purchase painkilling and potentially dangerous drugs without having a veterinarian examine their horse first, a recent survey has found. The survey of 389 horse…

B.C. to pay $10M to train new veterinarians as those in the profession burn out

British Columbia is doubling the number of seats it will subsidize for first-year veterinary college to address a shortage of animal doctors. Anne Kang, the minister of advanced education and…

Canada’s veterinarians are not OK — overwork, pet owners, debt load leading to burnout

dr Karissa Mitchell knew something was wrong when work took over everything. She didn’t have the energy to cook meals, or call her family on the phone. It was the…

Veterinarian’s report details incomplete vaccinations at Colorado facility where 94 horses died

Equine influenza and incomplete vaccinations have been determined as the likely cause of death for 94 wild horses at the Bureau of Land Management’s holding facility in Cañon City. Horses…

🌱 Eat The Street Lineup Announced + Local Veterinarians Recognized

Happy Friday people of Franklin! Let’s get this day started off right. Here’s everything worth knowing today in Franklin. First, today’s weather: Rather cloudy. High: 81 Low: 62. Are you…

Local veterinarians raising money to help a good dog get a second chance

Local veterinarians are working to give a good dog a second chance of life. Louise is a Goldendoodle that was born with knee issues that needs expensive surgery to correct.…

Phoenix area doctor details reasons behind shortage in veterinarians in the U.S.

PHOENIX – A new report shows there’s a shortage in veterina US experiencing veterinarian shortage: expert explains why A Phoenix area doctor says a number of issues are behind the…

North Carolina faces shortage of large-animal veterinarians

GERMANTOWN, NC — In rural areas across America, farmers are in dire need of large-animal veterinarians. According to a study by Pawsome Advice, less than 10% of veterinary graduates take…

Animal welfare advocates, veterinarians differ on proposed board for pets

As pet ownership has skyrocketed during the COVID pandemic, some animal welfare organizations say it’s time for a new way to keep pets healthier and safer. But the state’s largest…

It’s not just doctors and nurses. Veterinarians are burning out, too

At the park near Duboce Triangle in San Francisco, 5 pm is canine happy hour. About 40 dogs run around, chasing balls and wrestling, as their owners coo and ’90s…