Pig Personalities

By Aubrey Lambach, alambach

Over the past few weeks, I have spent quite a lot of time assisting with swine health checks at multiple county fairs in the local area. As a result, I have watched well over 600 pigs exit trailers and strut (or downright run) across pens and show rings. After observing so many hogs and checking..

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26th August, 2016

Keeping My Face Towards the Sun

By Roberta Hemmer, rhemmer

Everyone has a list of things that motivate them—the promise of coffee at the end of an early-morning run or the enthusiastic greeting of canine companions at the end of a long day. But inspiration can be harder to find than motivation. Applying to vet school took a lot of motivation, but I’m learning that surviving..

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25th August, 2016

Fight the Resistance

By Maxbetter Vizelberg, mvizelberg

I along with my fellow bloggers have discussed in earlier posts about the concept of One Health. No organism exists in a bubble, isolated from all other ones. We humans who are aware of this inextricable linkage have a responsibility to monitor for a wide range of health hazards, prioritize which ones are of most..

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24th August, 2016