May 31, 2019

By Lena Wensel I’ve done more mental “face-palms” in the past 15 months transitioning to Tanzania than I can remember doing in the past few decades. (The definition of “face-palm,” according to Merriam-Webster, is “to cover one’s face with the hand as an expression of embarrassment, dismay, or exasperation.”) As much as we prepared during our... Read More

Beauty Instead of Ashes

May 24, 2019

By Dr. Kelly Crowdis Dr. Eric Anderson from WI brought a small lathe and started teaching wood turning to a couple of interested young Haitian men. They made a small bat first and then he showed them bracelets, bowls, plates etc. They started making all kinds of pieces and with each one they got better.... Read More

A Report: CVM Canada’s First Student Short Term Mission Trip

May 17, 2019

By Dr. Debbie Hoffele A group of seven students from University of Calgary and two veterinary leaders traveled to San Luis Rio Colorado from April 27 – May 4, where we worked alongside local city veterinarians to run a spay/neuter clinic. We were able to help control the local dog and cat population in a... Read More

3 Ways to Celebrate National Pet Week

May 10, 2019

National Pet Week is just around the corner. That’s great news for pet owners because you now have a ready-made excuse to shower your pets with affection. One of the best ways to show your pet some love? Take care of their health. Here are three ways to balance fun and wellbeing this National Pet... Read More

The Rising Cost of Veterinary Care—and What Owners are Willing to Pay

May 2, 2019

We all know that pet parent—the one that spoils their dog and takes them everywhere. That pet parent is a small sign of a larger shift in the way we view our pets and what we’re willing to spend on their care. If anything, we’re spending more on pet care than ever, especially veterinary care.... Read More