There are multiple ways to measure the impact of the ferocious 2019 Australia Bushfire season, including:  Over 18 million hectares burned Over 2,800 homes burned Poor air quality health risks 400 megatonnes of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere  Various economic consequences  Then there is the mental health cost to the animal health professionals who […]

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Horses are magical, and the work being done at the Whispering Meadows Ranch in Florida proves that. This Spark video examines the power of horses to heal everyone from traumatized children to stressed-out veterinary professionals.

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Veterinary clinics are a critical fixture of many neighborhoods; improving health and wellbeing for pets and the community at large. But what about areas like South Central Los Angeles where veterinary care is hard to come by? In this case, volunteers with Downtown Dog Rescue and SCVMA dedicate a few hours a month to help […]

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CPT Kelly Willard, DVM tells us a story about a military working dog whose valor saved 7 lives, and whose care contributed to saving countless more from antibiotic-resistant infections.

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As if you’d really need a reason to see adorable, heroic dogs on a larger-than-life screen! But if you do, watch the film’s producer Taran Davies, and Dr. Dan Aja explain what the movie is about and what they hope viewers learn from it.

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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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