AMVA revises tail docking policy for telemedicine situations

· May 9, 2018

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has revised their cattle tail docking policy to allow the procedure to be done under the guidance of a veterinarian via telemedicine. The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting April 5-6, approved the revision to the policy as recommended by the AVMA Animal Welfare Committee. “The AVMA opposes routine tail […]

Fake veterinarian admits to aiding $4.7M cattle fraud scheme

· May 2, 2018

A Missouri man has admitted he posed as a veterinarian in a $4.7 million cattle fraud scheme that spanned across 21 states. Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division issued a consent order with Robert D. Hawkins, who consents to findings that he aided Cameron J. Hager in allegedly soliciting over 90 investors in the […]

Horse owners can show love for veterinarian in Zoetis sweeps

· April 27, 2018

Horse owners can share their appreciation for their veterinarian through a new sweepstakes from Zoetis. Through the #MyVetIsCore Sweepstakes, eligible participants are invited to upload a photo of their horse and veterinarian, and share why their veterinarian is “core” to their horse’s health and wellness. Until May 22, 2018, horse owners can visit to […]

Merck Animal Health awards 56 scholarships to vet students

· March 16, 2018

Fifty six outstanding veterinary students from around the world have received scholarships from Merck Animal Health, in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). Through the Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, the selected second-and third-year students pursuing careers in companion animal or large animal medicine will each receive a $5,000 scholarship (totaling […]

Zoetis, AABP award $60K to large animal vet students

· October 5, 2017

Zoetis and the American Association of Bovine Practioners (AABP) care deeply about the future of large-animal veterinary medicine. That’s why 12 fourth-year veterinary students from across the country were recently presented $60,000 in scholarships at the 50th Annual AABP Conference in Omaha, Nebraska. Made possible by the annual AABP Foundation – Zoetis Veterinary Student Scholarship […]

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Shark Farmer podcasts with Dr. Cody Creelman

· July 7, 2017

On this week’s Shark Farmer podcast, Sharkey visits with ‘the name” in agriculture vlogs … Dr. Cody Creelman. His, no-holds-bar look at veterinary practices has set him apart. He talks about puss, palpations, and other… stuff. Please follow Rob and Cody on Twitter!  

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