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is incumbent on veterinarians to ensure they are well prepared. However, much of the education and experiences veterinarians receive in the developed world may be less useful in resource-poor settings, and veterinarians who intend to work in these

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the observations, issues, and proposed remedies discussed in Schafer's book are relevant to the situation in American schools of veterinary medicine. Veterinarian-scientists, clinical investigators responsible for patient care and equipped through

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Introduction The Veterinary Consortium for Research Animal Care and Welfare is a new group composed of representative veterinarians from the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners

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protective orders. Additionally, a number of states have adopted legislation mandating cross-reporting of animal and child abuse for veterinarians, animal control officers, and child protection agencies. 8 Use of the link between animal cruelty and violence

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The aim of this commentary is to define the common ground between animal rights activists and veterinarians by presenting the case that both are united in advocating moral rights for animals. If we accept that the underlying motivation for both

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Recently, social worker Lynn Loar and her dog were waiting their turn to see the veterinarian when a couple, their 21-month-old daughter, and their 13-week-old unaltered male Presa Canario puppy arrived. The puppy, being large and adorable

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The AAIV marks its 65th anniversary in 2019. Formed in 1954 by a group of veterinarians working in the pharmaceutical industry, the AAIV (then known as the Industrial Veterinarians Association) and American Association of Bovine Practitioners were

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In a recent study of suicides and deaths of uncertain intent among US veterinary professionals, Witte et al 1 found that for 34 of 73 (47%) veterinarians, the mechanism of death was classified as poisoning, with 18 of those 34 deaths (or 25% of

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The AVMA policy on Animal Abuse and Animal Neglect 1 states that “The AVMA considers it the responsibility of the veterinarian to report [animal abuse or neglect] cases to appropriate authorities, whether or not reporting is mandated by law

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of stress-related mental disorders among veterinarians. A CDC survey 3 of > 10,000 practicing veterinarians in the United States revealed a number of disconcerting realities. Male veterinarians had twice the prevalence and female veterinarians had

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