Giving back: Hearing the call to service

John H. de Jong DVM
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The veterinary profession is special in so many ways, but perhaps most obviously so when generosity of spirit, compassion, and dedication to society call us to provide our services to those most in need.

As veterinarians, we touch many lives every single day. We treat patients, consult with clients, and work to protect our food supply. We conduct crucial research and combat the spread of zoonotic disease. We share a passion grounded in science to protect animals, people, and the planet upon which we live.

We also share something a bit more personal. We commonly have a desire to help