World Veterinary Day 2021

Yesterday, April 24th, 2021, was World Veterinary Day, where we celebrate the veterinary profession. This celebration was created in 2000 by the World Veterinary Association and takes place every year on the last Saturday of April. The theme of this year’s World Veterinary Day is “Veterinarian Response to the COVID-19 Crisis”. The theme was chosen to celebrate and highlight all …

OC/OVAG Veterinary Workshop Brings Together Those Working to Save the Orangutan

The 2011 Orangutan Conservancy/Orangutan Veterinary Advisory Group (OC/OVAG) Workshop convened this year in the south central region of the island of Java. A sense of urgency was in the air as Indonesian rehabilitation centers have been given the time frame of 2015-2017 to release all captive orangutans back into the wild. Whether this ambitious governmental mandate is feasible or practical …