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Despite Women Dominating the Veterinary Profession, Pay Gaps Persist

In 2009, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reported that women outnumbered men in the veterinary field for the first time. Since then, women’s...

Colleges and Organizations Work to Address National Veterinarian Shortage

A new study by Mars Veterinary Health (MVH) estimates that 75 million pets in the U.S. will go without health care because of a...

How the Veterinary Profession Can Become More Inclusive: A Q&A With...

Avenelle Turner, DVM, DACVIM, is a medical oncologist at Metropolitan Animal Specialty Hospital in Marina del Rey, California. Turner graduated from the Colorado State University...

Research Sheds Light on Diversity and Bias in Veterinary School Admissions

A recent study on the demographics of veterinary school admissions reveals that “unintended bias still exists despite recent efforts to be more inclusive and...

The Ohio State University Uses Innovative Education Programs to Increase Diversity...

 At The Ohio State University (OSU), superior health education means learning in diverse and innovative communities dedicated to increasing inclusiveness in the health professions. The...

Veterinary Schools Engage Diverse Youth to Inspire Veterinarians of the Future

Many children who love animals dream of becoming veterinarians. Although not all of these young people will realize that goal, there is general agreement...

Veterinary School Research Reveals Psychological, Physiological Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction

At veterinary schools across the country, researchers are working to uncover the science behind what so many animal lovers and pet owners already know: Animals are...