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Career Opportunities in Veterinary Public Health

Posted by Cathy Barnette on November 25, 2019 at 8:55 AM

Veterinarians are trained to work on multiple species, focus on herd health, and look at “the big picture.” For this reason, we are uniquely positioned to work in the field of public health. 

Whether you’re currently interested in a career in public health, or planning to pursue a more conventional career in clinical practice, an understanding of public health options can be beneficial! Plans and goals often change over the course of our careers; therefore, it’s important to explore all aspects of veterinary medicine.

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Topics: Career, Veterinary Career, One Health

Life after vet school?

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on February 20, 2018 at 6:07 PM

Like many of you reading this article, I was also one of those kids that was absolutely determined to be a Veterinarian when I grew up. Throughout high school, I took many AP classes and studied really hard for the SAT to help get in to a good college.

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Topics: Career, Vet School

Corporatism and the Future of Veterinary Medicine

Posted by Ira Gordon on January 25, 2017 at 3:37 PM

There has been a great conversation going on in a ViralVet thread regarding recent corporate consolidation. The recent acquisition of VCA by Mars has prompted many of us to think about how corporatization of our profession may impact the future of veterinary medicine.

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Topics: Career

10 Holiday Hazards for Pets Causing True Veterinary Emergencies

Posted by Cari Wise on December 23, 2016 at 11:38 AM
The holiday season is upon us and with the decorations and festivities come potential hazards for our pets and veterinary emergencies for the pros. Here are ten examples of holiday hazards for pets known to keep emergency veterinarians busy this time of year.
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Topics: Career, Emergencies

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