Vet & Pet Jobs eNews #56
In this week’s Vet & Pet Jobs eNews…
- This Weeks’ Featured Jobs
- 5 Ways To Combine Your Travel Bug & Your Veterinary Career
- Join Our Regional Facebook Groups
- Our Snapshot Of Vet & Pet News From Around The Web
There is an accelerating trend towards recognition of Veterinary qualifications globally, partly driven by market forces and partly by the more nomadic “Millennial Generation” – so our Blog this week touches on a few ways to merge your wanderlust with your Veterinary work. Time to volunteer or apply for that international internship?
The kindness and friendship within the Vet & Pet Jobs community continues – this week a Member sent their old text books to another Member in a developing country, another gave great advice on dealing with clients that lose their furry family member and even a lively discussion on how to/how not to date a Vet!
Thanks to everyone for helping build this Community – enjoy your week!
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And Now This Weeks’ Blog…
Traveling abroad, and caring for animals as a Veterinary professional, are no longer mutually exclusive activities. Here are five ways to combine your sense of wanderlust with your Veterinary career.
Many Veterinary professionals dream of spending a year or two traveling the world. However, they rarely realize their dreams because they are strongly connected to their careers and want to keep their clinical skills sharp. If you have experienced these conflicting desires, do not despair. Traveling abroad, and caring for animals as a veterinary professional, are no longer mutually exclusive activities. Here are five ways to combine your sense of wanderlust with your veterinary career.
Join These Regional Facebook Veterinary Groups…
We created these regional Facebook groups to help you share job opportunities, work availability and locum gigs in a more structured way – open to everyone, job seekers, employers and recruiters – feel free to join any Regional Group that may be of interest……
- USA – https://www.facebook.com/groups/813901958807615/
- UK – https://www.facebook.com/groups/375365276292223/
- Australia – https://www.facebook.com/groups/217868375473818/
- New Zealand – https://www.facebook.com/groups/252155192182952/
- Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1938989809444431/
- China – https://www.facebook.com/groups/384154932060665/
- India – https://www.facebook.com/groups/189770451840564/
- Asia – https://www.facebook.com/groups/367664827079841/
- Europe – https://www.facebook.com/groups/208913739886465/
And Now, From Around The Web…
CBD found to reduce frequency of dog seizures in CSU study
Recent studies at Colorado State University’s James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, overseen by Dr. Stephanie McGrath, have found the use of cannabidiol to be beneficial for dogs with epilepsy.
FDA Warns Veterinarians of Opioid Misuse By Pet Owners
In light of the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic, a new FDA resource center includes recommendations for veterinarians who stock or prescribe opioids to their patients.
AVMA offers new veterinary team development resource
Team-building Exercises: Three Paths to Stronger Teams provides step-by-step instructions for running a variety of team-based challenges and fun competitions at work. These activities can help veterinarians engage with their staff in exciting new ways while offering opportunities for them to grow and overcome challenges together and to build camaraderie.
UK veterinary chain becomes first to offer clinical research collaboration
VetPartners is set to become the first UK veterinary group to offer members of the profession a chance to become partners in clinical research. The York-based veterinary giant wants to raise the standard of healthcare across the industry and believes that improving the evidence base through practice-based clinical research is one of the ways forward.
A Golden Chance to Aid Eagles
Scientists have decoded the entire genetic make-up of the golden eagle in a bid to boost conservation efforts. The findings are expected to shed light on how the birds’ DNA allows them to survive in different habitats.
Radioactive Treatment Cures Hyperthyroidism in Aging Cats
A treatment that cures feline hyperthyroidism is being offered at a local veterinary hospital, but not all pet owners are on board. Radioactive iodine, or I-131, is given as a one-time injection and is an alternative to oral or topical medications, which only treat the symptoms of an overactive thyroid.
Preventing Feline Tick Paralysis in Eastern Australia
Is topical fluralaner effective in controlling Ixodes holocyclus infestations in cats? Investigators at an Australian veterinary research facility performed a randomized, negative-controlled study to assess the efficacy and safety of topical fluralaner in domestic cats following infestation with I holocyclus.
Veterinary Associations Aim to Strengthen Licensing Requirements
4 of the country’s leading veterinary associations released a joint statement of support to protect and strengthen licensure requirements: American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB), Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges, and National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Together, these groups are working to standardize and improve licensure standards for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
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