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May 13, 2024

Does Your Dog Need Glasses? Vet Courses Teach Removing Cataracts, Restoring Vision

Eye disease and trauma are common among many animals including dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and snakes but all too often, veterinarians need to refer those patients to a specialist because they lack the skills or confidence to treat the animals themselves. Veterinarians and veterinary nurses/technicians from around the world attending the 23rd annual NAVC Institute in Orlando May […]

May 2, 2024

Wu Named VCA President, Lavender Becomes Chief Transformation Officer for Mars Veterinary Health

VCA Animal Hospitals, a global leader of comprehensive veterinary services and part of Mars Veterinary Health, recently announced the appointment of Patty Wu as president, effective May 2024. Wu succeeds Todd Lavender, DVM, who, following a successful 20 years at VCA, will become chief transformation officer of Mars Veterinary Health. “I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside [&hel[...]

Apr 24, 2024

Veterinary Innovation Council Launches Resource Center to Help Provide Expanded Access to Vet Care

The Veterinary Innovation Council (VIC) recently announced the launch of new resources to address the nationwide problem of access to veterinary care and new comprehensive services to help veterinarians reach underserved patients. Formed in 2015 by the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC), VIC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the field of veterinary medicine through innov[...]

Apr 4, 2024

CityVet Veterinary-Owned Practices Network Announces New Urgent Care Services

CityVet, a Dallas-based network of 36 veterinarian-owned practices, recently announced the launch of its new Urgent Care services. With a commitment to the well-being of animal companions, CityVet expands its offerings to ensure pets receive immediate medical attention during unexpected emergencies. “Our decision to launch Urgent Care services stems from our dedication to serving the [&helli[...]