How to Prepare for a Mission Trip in Three Stages

August 2, 2019

A mission trip is the experience of a lifetime. You don’t just get to travel–you get to spend your travels helping others and doing God’s work. It’s easy to lose track of that when you’re thinking about power adaptors and local currency and language barriers. But it’s the most important part of your trip. Here’s... Read More

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God’s Plan in South Sudan

July 26, 2019

Story Provided by the Wintermantles The Laarim people in South Sudan (SSD) live in a mountain range named after them.  Like many tribes in SSD, the Laarim are cattle keepers.  They have little interest in accumulating money, land, or possessions.  Their only real desire is to do whatever is required to get more cows.  In... Read More

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Gender in Veterinary Medicine

July 19, 2019

Once upon a time, veterinary medicine was dominated by men. These days, the story is changing. It’s been 30 years since there was an equal distribution of men and women in veterinary classes. Since 1986, that tilt is distinctly female: 80% of students are women. And in the professional field, the odds are still in... Read More

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3 Ways to Cope with Stress in Vet School

July 12, 2019

For many veterinary students, vet school is one of the most stressful experiences you’ve lived through thus far. College was one thing. When you went to college the first time, you were eighteen and free of student debt. Now you’re looking at an ever-rising amount of debt and, by the way, you have to pass... Read More

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Pujee’s Decision

July 5, 2019

Dr. Gerald Mitchum Dear friends, I have some wonderful news I want to share with you. We have a young woman by the name of Pujee working as an intern. She did the 6 month program and was given another 6 months extension. Last week Pujee accepted Christ and said, “Now I am a new... Read More

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Vet Student Debt: Financing Your Veterinary Education

June 28, 2019

If you’re like many vet students, you’re struggling to stay above water under the weight of vet student debt. Because while the cost of veterinary care is rising, the cost of vet school is rising just as fast. Here’s what you need to know about financing your education–and how to take control of your debt.... Read More

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Trip to Honduras

June 21, 2019

By Olivia Bos I have just returned from a trip to Honduras with a CVM group of 7 veterinarians and 11 students. We had a very successful two weeks of clinics, with far more animals attending compared to last year. In total we visited 9 villages, performed 150 sterilization surgeries and de-wormed 587 animals including... Read More

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A Visit from the Woolseys

June 14, 2019

We were honored to have the Woolseys in the CVM Seattle office this month. They gave an incredible presentation about their long term mission work in Asia. They are coming up on their three year anniversary in Asia, so they were able to share with us some of the transformative work they have done over... Read More

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Be Strong

June 7, 2019

By: Joe Wright Have you ever embarked on a project without all the facts? I’m thinking now of a gas grill I attempted to assemble while ignoring the instructions. I almost did that with this article. Self-reliance is an admiral trait by worldly standards but John 15:5 flies in the face of that conventional wisdom.... Read More

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Face-palms

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

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