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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What is T.O.T.?

February 22, 2019

By Kellie Moeller Christian Veterinary Mission provides a multitude of resources for veterinary professionals seeking opportunities to integrate their faith with their profession.  One of the most authentic opportunities is T.O.T. or Train the Trainer. This six-day course is usually held outside of the U.S. and is designed for those who are looking to serve... Read More

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Reaching the Outcasts

February 15, 2019

By Rev. Dr. Mary McDonald Up, up, up we climbed along a dirt path that had been carved into the mountainside by bare, calloused feet that daily trod the red dust.  The rolling green hills perched atop each other and reached magnificently toward heaven.  Our guides, Batwa children who had run down the mountain to... Read More

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Tapestry of Life

February 11, 2019

By Dr. Gerald Mitchum In the late 1970s, we had the privilege of spending time on the Navajo reservation in Aneth, Utah assisting the people with their livestock.  At the same time, we offered encouragement to their small church.  Our new friends among the Navajo Christian population included a number of the Begay tribal families.... Read More

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8 Benefits of Raising Kids Overseas

February 1, 2019

By Kellie Moeller As more and more veterinary professionals explore the idea and calling to international work or ministry, common questions arise that are related to their children: How will they adapt? What are the options for education? What are the benefits for children raised outside of their home country? Is my family prepared to... Read More

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App for Veterinarians, Vet Professionals & Students

January 28, 2019

The new CVM app is now available in the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon Appstore.  CVM created the app to be a tool for veterinarians, vet professionals, and students to grow in their faith and profession. Click here to download the app. The app is full of resources. In it, you can... Read More

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The Greatest Student Group In History

January 25, 2019

By Kellie Moeller In November 1887 William Borden was born into a very wealthy family. As heir to the Borden family fortune, he was already a millionaire before he went to college. For his high school graduation present, his parents gave the 16-year-old a trip around the world.  As he traveled through Asia, the Middle... Read More

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