Veterinary School Applicants Soar By 19%

  The number of applicants to DVM programs through the Veterinary Medical College Application Service jumped 19% for the 2020-2021 admissions cycle. Overall, 10,273 people applied to at least one veterinary school, an increase from 8,645 last year. The 19% increase compared with recent annual rises of 6% to 7%. The AAVMC called the spike…

Global Veterinary Diagnostics Industry

Global Veterinary Diagnostics Market to Reach $4.6 Billion by 2027 Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Veterinary Diagnostics estimated at US$2.7 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$4.6 Billion by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 8.1% over the period 2020-2027. Consumables, one of the segments analyzed…

Breed-related disease: Newfoundland

The Newfoundland is a large working dog. They can be either black, brown, grey, or white-and-black. However, in the Dominion of Newfoundland, before it became part of the confederation of Canada, only black and Landseer colored dogs were considered to be proper members of the breed. They were originally bred and used as working dogs…

Schenck Process to acquire Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins. Schenck Process Group (SPG) has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins, a leading global supplier of food processing equipment and aftermarket services for the bakery, confectionery, biscuit, cookie and cracker, breakfast cereal and pet food end-markets. Headquartered in Peterborough , United Kingdom, Baker…

First female vet elected WSAVA president

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has elected Thai veterinarian Dr Siraya Chunekamrai as its new president. She is WSAVA’s first female president. Dr Chunekamrai is a pioneer of veterinary practice in Thailand where she opened the country’s first equine surgery in 1996. She has a strong interest in self- and professional development and in…

Hatching poultry services in your veterinary practice

Companion animal practitioners can take poultry under their wing by incorporating into their practice medical care for these birds and by counseling clients on proper fowl husbandry.   Charles Russell/stock.adobe.com In recent years, chickens have strutted their way into the fabric of domestic life. Along with turkeys, ducks, pheasants, and other birds, chickens are embraced…