Veterinarians need a test to distinguish between bacterial and viral infections
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Veterinarians are using antibiotics in a precautionary manner when treating cats because they don’t have a quick test that can determine if antibiotics are really necessary. In short, there is a need with respect to both animals and humans to … please continue reading

Study shows that stress placed on veterinarians can cause ethical conflict and other problems
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Veterinarians don't know how much pain cats are experiencing or if the drug is effective

According to a new study co-authored by a Cambridge Health Alliance psychiatrist and Harvard Medical School researcher, veterinarians often suffer from moral stress issues in the veterinary field. The research was done by Lisa Moses and J. Wesley Boyd and … please continue reading

Canadian Veterinarians Shame Their American Counterparts
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Canadian Veterinarians Shame Their American Counterparts

Canadian veterinarians have shamed American veterinarians by issuing a firm statement through their association, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, that they oppose the declawing of cats. It is an unqualified statement unlike that made by the AVMA which leaves the … please continue reading

Veterinarians don’t know how much pain cats are experiencing or if the drug is effective
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Veterinarians don't know how much pain cats are experiencing or if the drug is effective

Veterinarians admit that one of the hardest things they have to do when managing animal care is to try and figure out how much pain the patient is experiencing or even if the drug is effective. We need to remind ourselves of that unpleasant thought. please continue reading