Idiopathic Issues

Do Our Pets Really Need All Those Vaccines?

Posted by Cari Wise on August 3, 2016 at 8:09 AM

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  Given the controversy that surrounds vaccinations, pet owners also wonder whether or not their pets really need all the vaccinations that veterinarians recommend.  To follow is a list of the vaccinations most commonly recommended for our companion animals, along with information to help you pet owners when to say yes, and when to say no.

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Topics: Hot Topics

Vet School, Would You Do It Again? Why so many are saying NO!

Posted by Cari Wise on June 15, 2016 at 8:22 AM

Would you still pick veterinary medicine as your career? Would you attend veterinarian school again? To find out, in a June poll, we asked that question. With just over 100 responses so far, the results are discouraging. 

The majority of respondents, 42%, said No, and 20% said they Didn’t Know.  Only 38% said Yes, they would do it again. 

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Topics: Career, Stress Management, Hot Topics, Vet School, Debt

Veterinary Medicine:  Can a Woman-Dominated Profession Survive?

Posted by Lori Hehn on January 28, 2016 at 9:00 AM

As we have all noted, the profession of veterinary medicine is largely becoming more and more female. Why exactly is that and what does this mean for the future of the profession? 

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Topics: Career, Hot Topics

The Top 5 Veterinary Stories of 2015!

Posted by Lori Hehn on December 31, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Whether good or bad, these are the most buzzed about stories of 2015 in the veterinarian community!

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Topics: Veterinary News, Hot Topics, Top Stories

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