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2 October 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic takes a toll on the U.S. economy, some people are struggling to afford the cost of care for their pets, so a network of animal services leaders have joined together to transform the role th...
18 June 2020
Maine, United States
For some Mainers, in their spare time, they treat and care for wild animals and return them to the wild. These small-scale wildlife rehabilitators care for animals like flying squirrels and black bears by opening up t...
2 October 2019
Thanks to increased awareness and public pressure, Turkey has shifted from culling street animals to catching, neutering, and vaccinating them. Following social media campaigns and the work of activists, Turkey's gove...
1 October 2019
Vaccinating and sterilizing canines proves more effective in curbing rabies than culling the stray animals. In Mumbai, India, city authorities have partnered with NGOs like In Defense of Animals India (IDA India) and ...
7 September 2019
Rockland, California, United States
Recent statists are showing that an alarming number of veterinarians are committing suicide due to a variety of reasons from emotional stress to financial strain. Not One More Vet, a Facebook group started by a veteri...
27 February 2019
Vaccination against diseases such as rabies and canine distemper virus in dogs can have positive effects on public health and biodiversity. In Ethiopia, diseases spread from semi-feral dogs threaten communities of the...
Radio Health Journal
24 February 2019
Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Over 15 Minutes
Suicide is becoming increasingly common in the veterinary medicine field due to many factors such as financial anxiety and the extreme stress of the job in general. To combat this, veterinarian organizations are conne...
4 February 2019
Los Angeles, California, United States
Across the nation, animal shelters are doing more to offer services and solutions for people giving up their pets, not because of any malicious intent, but because they can no longer afford to take care of it. In L.A....
23 January 2019
Huay Ton Chok, Thailand
Broadcast TV News
Connecting villagers to local governments and researchers is important to controlling possible disease outbreaks at their source. The One Health disease protection program, also known as PODD, uses funding from Endin...
5 December 2018
Chico, California, United States
Under 800 Words
Chico veterinarians treated cats and dogs burned in California wildfires with fish skins. Tilapia has collagen and which can help heal burned paws and prevent infection.
2 October 2018
Multi-purpose field clinics can offer a one-stop public health service for nomadic communities. In the northwest of Kenya, temporary Kimormor sites combine essential health services for nomadic families and their live...
13 September 2018
In order to reach a pastoralist community with health services, a mobile health clinic called the Kimormor has been deployed in northern Kenya. Treating both people and livestock, the Kimormor has provided family plan...
17 August 2018
Santa Barbara, California, United States
There used to be a time when oil spills devastated entire populations of animals. Although still an environmental disaster, scientists and wildlife veterinarians have become profoundly more successful at treating oile...
18 June 2018
Bee populations in Tunisia are declining in large part because of climate change and disease. The startup Smart Bee aims to help save the population by connecting beekeepers with veterinarians that can monitor the hea...
The Philadelphia Citizen
21 December 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
During his tenure in veterinary school at University of Pennsylvania, then-vet student Benjamin Lewis saw a disconnect between animal testing and the animals being tested on. In an attempt to revolutionize this practi...
9 December 2016
San Francisco, California, United States
For homeless people, their furry companions give them comfort as well as a sense of purpose and security. However, living in poverty prevents them from giving medical care and play toys to their pets. San Francisco’s ...
7 November 2016
Ethiopia has the largest population of donkeys which are used to move people, food, wood and water. Despite their being necessary for survival, most Ethiopians neglected and abused their donkeys. The Donkey Sanctuary ...
Animal News Northwest
29 June 2016
Seattle, Washington, United States
Under 800 Words
Seattle’s Doney Memorial Pet Clinic offers free basic veterinary care and pet supplies to people experiencing economic hardship. Taking care of a pet can be expensive, but the benefits of having one can be motivating,...
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