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

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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

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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

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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

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World Veterinary Day

April 26, 2019

We Are Thankful for Your Work as a Veterinarian This month is World Veterinary Day, a day designed to remind pet owners of the importance of veterinary medicine and animal care. You see, your local veterinarian is so much more than a pet doctor. They’re an integral health professional in your community, for you and... Read More

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99 Volunteers – Part 3

April 19, 2019

During the last two weeks of March, CVM had 99 short-term mission trip volunteers in the field. We are thankful they chose to spend their spring break serving with us. The trips were to Honduras, Guatemala, India, Uganda, Alaska, Haiti, Mongolia, Nicaragua, and Appalachia. We asked the volunteers to reflect on their experiences and share... Read More

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99 Volunteers – Part 2

April 12, 2019

During the last two weeks of March, CVM had 99 short-term mission trip volunteers in the field. We are thankful they chose to spend their spring break serving with us. The trips were to Honduras, Guatemala, India, Uganda, Alaska, Haiti, Mongolia, Nicaragua, and Appalachia. We asked the volunteers to reflect on their experiences and share... Read More

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99 Volunteers– Part 1

April 5, 2019

During the last two weeks of March, CVM had 99 short-term mission trip volunteers in the field. We are thankful they chose to spend their spring break serving with us. The trips were to Honduras, Guatemala, India, Uganda, Alaska, Haiti, Mongolia, Nicaragua, and Appalachia. We asked the volunteers to reflect on their experiences and share... Read More

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Online Learning – 8 Benefits

March 29, 2019

By Kellie Moeller According to statistics, more than 6 million people participated in some form of online education or training annually, and those numbers grow higher each year. Christian Veterinary Mission offers veterinary professionals an eLearning platform with a variety of courses. Continued professional growth is more accessible today than ever before providing unique paybacks... Read More

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Compassion Fatigue Pt. 2

March 22, 2019

Drs. Gregory K. Ogilvie and Antony S. Moore Prevention , Therapy & Mitigation of Compassion Fatigue So how do people provide compassionate care, meet the medical and nonmedical needs of patients and caregivers, and stay true to what brought them to a caring profession without experiencing fatiguing and potentially devastating consequences? First, we must acknowledge... Read More

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