Category: Deborah Y. Strauss

Holistic Veterinary Practices

As holistic practices become a growing trend in American’s lives, it’s path has started crossing over to the pets of animals lovers too. A few, practicing vets have chosen to use the natural healing process on their animal patients over alternative medical practices. A veterinarian in Oakland, California, named Dr. Gary Richer has begun to base his medicine on the… Read more →

Animals as Healers

The healing power of pets is no secret. Through the many years humankind has had furry friends, their presence has been known to sooth a troubled heart. it’s precisely for this reason that Operation Second Chance began introducing rescue dogs and cats into local prison populations. The result is equal parts surprising and heartwarming, and proof that everyone deserves a… Read more →

Junior Veterinarians

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? Many children share dreams of wanting to weightlessly float through space or uncover ancient secrets from long forgotten cities, but what about those few who want to help animals? The passion to help animals can shine through many childhood fantasies, and 4-H Veterinary Science Camp is encouraging that… Read more →

Veterinary Technology Center

Black Hawk College broke ground on their new Veterinary Technology Center with aid of the equine variety. Horse drawn plows helped turn the earth of what will become the latest addition to the East Campus. Slated to include a massive 75-seat auditorium, cutting-edge laboratories, and a teaching hospital wherein students will care for dogs and cats on property, this massive… Read more →