At 6 am, I am walking the barns filled with sows and by 2 pm I am performing dispositions on carcasses that were suspected for not appearing normal. The line of work in a slaughter plant might raise a lot of controversies, but a veterinarian’s job in food safety is undeniably important. I have just […]
What the One Health?
As someone who is getting ready to start veterinary school, I get asked one question more than any other, “Do you want to work with small or large animals?” If I had a nickel for every time I went on to explain what public health is and how I’ll like to work in the gray […]
Public Health in Small Animal Practice
Although the majority of veterinary students will choose to become small animal practitioners as their career path, public health is still an important topic in daily practice. We don’t have to be an ACVIM to pass the NAVLE, and the same is true for public health, we don’t have to be an epidemiologist to deal […]