Study: Is There A Veterinarian Shortage? Yes. Could We Fix It Immediately? Yes.

Just a few years ago, the buzzword associated with the market for veterinarians was “oversupply”—there were too many veterinarians for the number of pet owners seeking veterinary care, many people in the profession asserted. Others countered that, strictly speaking, there wasn’t an oversupply (since veterinary unemployment was negligible) but rather “excess capacity”—a certain percentage of veterinarians’ ability to provide services was going unused. …

Rabies in BC What Veterinarians Need to Know

By: Erin Frasers, BSc,MSc, DVMWith the recent human rabies case on Vancouver Island, the number of inquiries about rabies and reports of potential exposures have dramatically increased across the province. In BC, rabies is one of the animal diseases that is reportable to the Chief Veterinary Officer under the Reportable and Notifiable Disease Regulation, pursuant to the BC Animal Health …

GVMA/UGA Student Surgery Program: Preparing the Next Generation of Veterinarians

Story By: Lindsay Corley The GVMA/UGA Student Surgery Program began in 2016 with the mission of providing hands-on surgical experience to UGA College of Veterinary Medicine students. The GVMA worked for over a year and half to create a program which would allow students to increase their amount of surgeries performed before graduation, making them to be better equipped to …