Like most issues facing the veterinary profession, the equine vet shortage didn't happen overnight, and there isn't a simple one-size-fits-all solution.
Although egregious animal cruelty is easy to spot, there are more subtle forms of abuse that can be difficult to define—especially in those species you rarely, if ever, work with.
Veterinary technicians play a vital role on critical care and surgical teams, but are they ready to deal with large animal emergencies?
Rural veterinarians are in short supply, growing ever more scarce as practitioners increasingly opt to work in urban and suburban areas. But for a select few, life as a rural veterinarian has infinitely more appeal.
Besides being a thing of the past, paper-based health certificates are inefficient, time consuming, and prone to errors. Is it time to make the switch to electronic CVIs?