Slaughter delays lead to depopulation
Companies destroyed thousands of swine and poultry in April as coronavirus outbreaks shuttered or slowed slaughter plants, and one producer warned…
Public Health Service veterinarians work to protect people during pandemic
As people returned to the U.S. from cities with COVID-19 outbreaks, federal veterinarians helped protect them and the communities where they arrived.…
Farm veterinarians adjust to reduce COVID-19 risk
This spring, veterinarians spent less time in barns and more time helping farm workers stay healthy. Veterinary organizations, academic centers, and…
Aquarium cleaner death, anxiety in dogs, and more in the May 1 “In Short” section
Problems persist with federal veterinary workforce numbers
The Government Accountability Office concludes the departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services likely lack enough veterinarians
Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
FAO, OIE urge reduction of rinderpest stocks
A disease that devastated herds over the centuries is gone, declared eradicated in 2011. Still, global authorities worry rinderpest could re-emerge…
California rises from the ashes again
In 2018, California faced its most destructive year of fires.
Questions/answers about anthrax, including: What causes it? How common is it? What species are at risk? What are signs of anthrax infection? Can it be…
Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, said the world is ill-prepared for a sustained pandemic, and a severe one could kill tens of millions of people.
Veterinarians defy Hurricane Harvey
Hurricane Harvey dealt a blow to Texas, impacting small and large animals, urban and rural clinics.
Survey to probe veterinarians’ mental health
The NASPHV, Auburn, and CDC are partnering together to assess how many U.S. veterinarians experience serious mental illness or contemplated suicide
Studies confirm poor well-being in veterinary professionals, students
Group of researchers tying occupational health with mental health outcomes in the profession
Katrina: stories from the storm
A decade has passed since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, breaking levees and flooding much of the area.
USDA to help pets in distress
USDA to help pets in distress Following the devastation wrought upon North Carolina by Hurricane Floyd, the USDA,
Rumors of the demise of the extension veterinarian
No one knows exactly how many extension veterinarians there are, although they always have been few in number.
APHIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Environmental Impact Statement on Animal Carcass Management (October 25, 2013)
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced that it intends to prepare an environmental impact statement