Tag: Iowa

Friend Request Sent: Why You Should Follow Your Vet Online

As somebody who remembers what it was like to not have social media, I know just how overwhelming it can feel: the tweets, Facebook posts, pins, the list goes on and on. But social media has become so entwined with our daily lives, which isn’t inherently a negative thing. Understanding how to navigate social media, for example, opens up countless… Read more →

Ways You Can Help Lower Your Vet Bill

When unpredicted medical emergencies happen, pet owners have no other choice but to suffer the financial consequences – it’s your pet and their well-being is worth it! But there are certain areas of pet health where pet owners can work diligently to help reduce future veterinarian bills. Certain procedures like surgeries, radiation, or building prosthetic limbs for your pet will… 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 →