Margherita Beatrice D’Ottavi, of Lower Merion, found a love of animals while spending time living in Africa.Image via Manor College. Born in Egypt, raised predominantly in Italy, and having spent significant time in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Hungary, Switzerland, France, and the United States, Jenkintown’s Manor College student Margherita Beatrice D’Ottavi has lived in more countries than most will visit in their lifetimes.
The body of a headless cat has been found, an animal charity said, prompting an appeal for information. The ginger-coloured adult male was found on Saturday under a pile of leaves near commercial buildings off Stourport Road in Kidderminster. Its head has not been found, the RSPCA said, adding it...
American Veterinary Medical Association
Survey sought to discover factors related to veterinary technician usage, job satisfaction, and intent to stay in the industry. Preliminary results from a survey of veterinary technicians revealed that job satisfaction correlated with working directly with clients, feeling appreciated by their boss and co-workers, and years spent as a technician. Job satisfaction had a negative correlation with the number of places where a technician had previously worked.
Last week, the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences opened up its new Animal, Veterinary, and Biomedical Sciences Building. This $98.5 million dollar, 105,000-square-foot facility replaced the old Henning Building that formerly stood in the same space. Let’s take a look around this brand new building, which houses research labs,...
Lewis County Public Health & Social Services is looking for a qualified veterinarian to provide clinical consultation and services for the Lewis County Animal Shelter. The shelter is located at 560 Centralia-Alpha Road in Chehalis. Qualified applicants must be or employ a veterinarian licensed in the state. A qualified applicant...
BVA launches resource to empower vet teams to champion equality, diversity and inclusion in their workplace
To aid the appointment and training of EDI Champions within teams, BVA has developed a template role description that can be tailored to suit individual workplaces. Key suggested responsibilities for Champions include raising awareness of the importance of diversity and the impact of discrimination across teams, reviewing workplace policies and culture documents and organising events that discuss and celebrate diversity.
Four aspiring horse doctors currently in their fourth year of exceptional veterinary school performance are the 2021 recipients of $75,000 Coyote Rock Ranch Veterinary Scholarships. The Foundation for the Horse presented the awards Dec. 7 during the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) 67th Annual Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. The...
CHAMPION, Ohio — For the third consecutive year, Kent State Trumbull veterinary technology students earned the highest passage rate in Ohio on the Veterinary Technician National Exam administered by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards – holding the highest three-year rate in the state. All the Trumbull...
On this episode of Catching up with Melissa Evans, we learn about new research that shows that cats don't like to hunt for their food. We also get expert tips from Dr. Becky Lossing on how to work mindfully. Plus, we learn about ways the veterinary world has changed since the pandemic.
The Jenkins County FFA Veterinary Science Teams recently competed in the Area 4 FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Event. The event was held at West Laurens High School. Both the Junior and Senior Teams won first place and will advance to the state finals in Fort Valley in February. The middle school team placed fifth in the area. Senior Team […]
A young dolphin who was bitten by a shark died on Melbourne Beach, Florida. Dolphin was found on the beach as per the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute. A Veterinary team tried to save her but she couldn’t survive due to extensive injuries. The marine mammal stranding team countered with the...
Margherita Beatrice D’Ottavi, of Lower Merion, found a love of animals while spending time living in Africa. Born in Egypt, raised predominantly in Italy, and having spent significant time in Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Hungary, Switzerland, France, and the United States, Jenkintown’s Manor College student Margherita Beatrice D’Ottavi has lived in more countries than most will visit in their lifetimes.
QUEEN ANNE — Veterinary Medical Center of Easton longtime veterinarians Dean Tyson and Elizabeth "Dee-Dee" Callahan made a donation of $5,000 to the Tuckahoe Equestrian Center in Queen Anne, on Nov. 30. There to gratefully receive the check was TEC President Linda Middleton, TEC Treasurer Stacy Frank, and TEC board member Karen Mack-Jones (who also works at VMC as Equine Coordinator and IT Specialist). VMC was founded to service the Mid-Shore area 40-years ago. Callahan said, "We're making this donation in celebration of our 40th year of service to the community."
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NEDERLAND — While Texas A&M is debuting a Mid County veterinarian as one of its 2021 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight, Dr. Brady Hanson is preparing to debut his newest animal hospital to the community. Hanson, owner of Neighborhood Veterinary Centers, already operates the former Wilcox Veterinary Clinic in...
In a dvm360® interview, the vice president of operations at Thrive Pet Healthcare explains common triggers of conflict in the veterinary work environment and how to avoid them. At the San Diego Fetch dvm360® conference, Bridget Rollins, PhD, EMBA, vice president of operations at Thrive Pet Healthcare, shares common triggers...
A Worry-Free Winter with Top Tips from Robinson Animal Healthcare. As we head into the depths of winter, Robinson Animal Healthcare offers advice to help make winter worry-free. The winter months bring with them a whole new set of ailments and injury risks to both horses and their owners as...
Foxes were most likely to blame for many of the so-called "Croydon cat killer" mutilations, according to new research. More than 400 cats were found mutilated in the M25 area between 2014 and 2018. There was speculation a human was responsible and fears they could become a threat to people.