Equine Veterinarian Leann Kuebelbeck has a long, remarkable career saving lives. But not too long ago, she lost sight of how impactful her role is. This story is about how one special relationship, and a little divine intervention, served as her wake-up call.

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Between traditional veterinary care and organizations focused on the welfare of stray animals, there lies a gap—the welfare of animals who belong to low-income people, including the homeless. The Portland Animal Welfare clinic aims to fill this gap. Watch this story to learn more about the organization and what drives the veterinarians who volunteer.

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Teamwork is at the center of a landmark project in Puerto Rico where a coalition of 23 organizations, including the Humane Society of the United States and the Banfield Foundation, is working to improve animal overpopulation. Learn how the Spayathon for Puerto Rico aims to put an immediate dent in the problem, but also set […]

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The Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 3,000 animals, including 30 species that are endangered or threatened. This diverse population requires specialized care by a team of veterinarians led by Dr. Gary West. We spoke with Dr. West about the unique challenges that accompany the role of a zoo veterinarian.

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In the Phoenix area, dogs are bitten by rattlesnakes more often than you’d hope. A lack of consensus on aversion training models and vaccines makes the problem harder to solve, but individuals like Bryan Hughes, the owner of Rattlesnake Solutions, are working tirelessly to create a new normal – one in which both animals can […]

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Despite being home to over a million food animals, Arizona faces an immense shortage of large animal veterinarians. To learn more about this issue and what is being done to combat it, NAVC CEO Tom Bohn traveled to the state to speak with Dr. James Bleak, DVM, Central Arizona Equine and Mark Cushing, Founding Partner, […]

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“What does the human-animal bond mean for veterans suffering from PTSD? In this week’s spotlight story, a Purdue University researcher looks to science for an answer, while a U.S. Army veteran looks to his own experience. Read about the Purdue study results here: https://habri.org/pressroom/20180208″

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On this edition of NAVC Spark!, Your Veterinary News, Your Veterinary Life, our team visits Rossdales Equine Hospital to speak with their veterinarians and experience first-hand the innovative work they are doing in equine care.

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Today, nearly all species of sea turtles are endangered. To investigate this pressing issue and discover what veterinarians can do to help, CEO Tom Bohn and the NAVC Spark! Team hit the road to Marathon, FL to meet with Dr. Doug Mader, MS, DVM, from Marathon Veterinary Hospital.

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Beekeepers at home and abroad have reported a substantial loss in honeybee colonies over the past year. What can the veterinary community do to help save this vital species? To answer this question, NAVC CEO Tom Bohn and the NAVC Spark! team traveled to Suffolk County, U.K. where Mark Johnston, DVM, shared insight into the […]

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