Stephanie Davis was a former senior associate editor of DVM Newsmagazine.
The veterinary graduate's final assignment as a student requires research, a meticulously planned budget and the right questions.
As a new associate fresh out of school, it's probably safe to assume you would like to find a practice where "everybody knows your name."
There's a hidden "occupational hazard" new graduates aren't likely to find in any OSHA manual, according to one expert.
Tacoma, Wash.-In an unprecedented ruling, the Washington Court of Appeals has determined how much pain is needed for an animal cruelty conviction.
Lexington-In an attempt to assist the profession in handling a delicate issue, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is establishing a veterinary compounding taskforce.
Columbus-The Ohio Legislature is mulling a bill that, similar to existing agricultural commodity programs, would market the equine profession to the public.
At some point early in a new graduate's career, he or she will stumble upon a patient case that's hardly the textbook variety.
Raleigh, N.C.-The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the State Animal Response Team (SART) a $250,000 grant to reproduce its model of animal emergency response in other states.
Dr. Tom Mann, Akron, Ohio-based general practitioner, admits to a bit of surprise after reading a letter sent to his colleagues by another general practitioner.