CAWA: When you see those 4 letters after someone’s name, it means they have distinguished their skills in an already demanding field—and that they’ve studied for and passed a very comprehensive exam. Yes, they’re superstars—and every month we celebrate them here AND share practical info and real-world experiences for those interested in joining this group of professionals.
Are you looking for a vet to add to your shelter? Don’t accidentally make this critical recruiting error. This is the season when senior veterinary students are applying for jobs that begin when they graduate in the late spring 2022.
Take a look at the numbers—the veterinary shortage is real. There are presently about 7,000 openings for veterinarians across the country, with the number of openings for veterinary technicians even higher—and not enough veterinary professionals to fill these positions.
Catch this convo that covers everything from taking the CAWA exam and chatty, feathered dinosaurs to the advanced surgical feats that shelter veterinarians are undertaking these days. Name: Cate McManus, VMD, MPH, DACVPM, CAWAMember of The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement since: 2012Title & Organization(s): Veterinarian, A.
Medical and non-medical staff are cordially invited to attend our upcoming March 10 webinar, “Pharmaceutical Challenges in the Shelter.” We checked in with Lauren Forsythe, PHARMD, DICVP, FSVHP, for a sneak peek of what she’ll be discussing next Wednesday.
Dear Animal Welfare Professional, As our name clearly states, we are all about advancing animal welfare. We value our strategic partnerships with other leaders in the field, including The Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV).
Are you ready for some learning? Kick off your prodev with us next Wednesday as we present another session in our Shelter Medicine series. What: The Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship (VCPR) within Shelter Systems Presented by: Aimee Dalrymple, DVM, MS, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Florida Shelter Medicine Program When: Wednesday, January 13, 3 pm ET For Whom: All types of animal welfare organizations, including shelters large and small, rescue, foster-based, transport, and temporary Any shelter professional who is involved in medical decision-making,….