Karen Fine says "I feel like I learn from my patients all the time. ... They really have skills and senses that we don't." Her new memoir is The Other Family Doctor.
A sharp increase in pet ownership during COVID-19 has contributed to an exodus of vets from the farm sector as they opt for better paying and less dangerous "companion" animal practices.
A spike in pandemic pets is increasing shortages and burnout among veterinarians — a field that already had high rates of suicide. A new mental health initiative offers professional help for free.
Dr. Amir Khalil, a veterinarian with Four Paws International, says the "world's loneliest elephant" is settling into his new home in Cambodia. Khalil sang Sinatra's "My Way" to help calm Kaavan.
Later this year, two Georgia veterinarians will star in a reality TV show on National Geographic. The Critter Fixers will follow the lives of doctors...