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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Compassion Fatigue Pt.1

March 15, 2019

By Drs .Gregory K. Ogilvie and Antony S. Moore What is Compassion Fatigue? Compassion fatigue is the reason many caring, compassionate veterinarians, nurses, receptionists, and other caregivers leave the profession. The desire to leave the veterinary profession can strike at any age but seems to occur most often when a person is at the height... Read More

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20 Reasons to Go

March 8, 2019

By Kellie Moeller How many times have you heard someone say “I have always wanted to go overseas, but have never been able to.”? There are probably many reasons why they didn’t go, but there are even more reasons to go. Read through the twenty reasons below and if they strike a chord, it’s time... Read More

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Transforming Tanzania

March 1, 2019

CVM serves to send veterinary professionals across the world to develop sustainable outreach through veterinary medicine.  Dr. Lena and Patrick Wensel are great examples of this as they serve Christ in East Africa. Lena trains local animal health care workers to improve the health of their livestock while Patrick provides Community Health Evangelism and church... Read More

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