10 Viable Alternative Career Options for Veterinary Graduates

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Alternative career options for veterinary graduates. It’s not enough that gaining acceptance to veterinary school is really hard to do. Nor is it enough that getting through vet school is probably even harder. Sadly, in our current economic climate, life doesn’t become any easier for veterinarians even after they graduate. Thankfully, there are plenty of alternative career options for veterinary graduates. The average student graduates veterinary school with significant debt. Unlike other medical professions, they don’t go on to earn the income necessary to easily overcome that debt. Frighteningly – female veterinarians,…

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EasyAnatomy’s 2016 Year in Review

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What a year 2016 has been! EasyAnatomy started out as just a pile of digital bones, but with the tremendous commitment & support from our university partners, professors, team, and early customers, we have literally brought our 3D canine to life. Veterinary students from 68 schools, 23 countries, and 6 continents are now using EasyAnatomy to help make their anatomy classes easier, and that’s pretty darn cool. Almost as cool as what we have planned for next year – so stay tuned for the much anticipated release of the complete nervous & circulatory systems, along…

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Anatomy of the Canine Digestive System

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It’s no secret that dogs love food. This love of food often leads them to eat pretty well whatever they can get their paws on, meaning stomach problems and swallowed objects are things you will commonly encounter as a veterinarian. To make sure you’re prepared when the inevitable post-snack issues arrive, a solid understanding of the anatomy of the canine digestive system is essential. This post highlights the anatomy of the canine digestive system, and includes information such as why the structures are present, plus their importance.  Esophagus NAV Term: Esophagus What is…

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Anatomy of the Canine Knee

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If you’re an aspiring veterinarian, odds are you are going to see more than your fair share of injured knees over the coming years. Luxating patella, cruciate ligament rupture and torn meniscus are things you may see on a daily basis, so it’s critical that you develop a solid understanding of the anatomy of the canine knee from an early stage in your veterinary career. Without fail, anytime we demonstrate EasyAnatomy to a practicing veterinarian one of the first things they ask to see is the knee. Most vets tell us…

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EasyAnatomy Update: November 23, 2016 – Have no fear, SEARCH is here!

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New EasyAnatomy Updates – November 23, 2016 It’s time to save yourself huge time, and find the anatomy you’re looking for as fast as your fingers can type, with our newly added search feature! Plus, our 3D canine now looks crisper and more realistic than ever thanks to new graphics enhancements (Windows and Mac users can now also customize their graphics settings).   Read the full update notes here.   – The Llamas at LlamaZOO

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How To Use EasyAnatomy: “Getting Started” Video Guide For New Veterinary Students

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If you’re new to EasyAnatomy, or have been a user for a while but still feel like there are mysterious features and capabilities you have yet to discover, then this “Getting Started” video is for you. This brief video provides an overview of the controls for using EasyAnatomy, along with they key features that make it the ultimate veterinary anatomy study tool. Give it a watch, and we hope you enjoy! Covered in the video: 0:08 App Control/Navigation Cheat-Sheet 0:21 Layers Panel 0:56 Rotating the 3D Canine 1:10 Zooming In…

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EasyAnatomy Update: October 28, 2016 – Introducing the canine female urogenital system!

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It’s A Girl! New EasyAnatomy Updates – October 28, 2016 Featuring “choose your own advanture” urogenital systems: Male or Female? You decide! Update Highlights and Download Info Added Female Urogenital System Updated Quiz Questions Updated Anatomical Planes and more! Read the full update notes here.

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10 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Veterinary Conference

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Learning how to get the most out of a veterinary conference provides great value to a veterinarian’s career. Veterinary conferences offer tremendous opportunities. You can gain CE credits, hear from a specific presenter, provide a presentation yourself, grow your network, learn about the latest innovations in your field, or simply gain an excuse for a trip out of town. Veterinary conferences offer plenty of value, however, without the right approach and preparation, the majority of that value can easily be missed! Based on what we’ve learned ourselves, along with what we’ve heard from…

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Update: EasyAnatomy Now Available on iPad!

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EasyAnatomy is now available on iPad! This means that users are now able to study and reference veterinary anatomy in the most interactive, comprehensive, easy and convenient manner yet! Here are the steps to get EasyAnatomy running on your iPad: Already Have An EasyAnatomy Subscription? Grab your iPad (Runs on most iPad versions, check for compatibility in our F.A.Q.) Open the Apple App Store Search for “EasyAnatomy” Download EasyAnatomy Login using your previous credentials Start exploring! As always, once you’re up and running any feedback or suggestions are most welcome! Just send…

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How Millennials are Beginning to Shape the Future of Veterinary Medicine

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Millennials are the future of veterinary medicine, both on the practitioner and client side of the table. Our generation has several distinct, unique and important traits (and associated expectations) that will increasingly begin to shape the evolution of vetmed.   A recent article in Veterinary Practice News by Dr. Carolyn C. Shadle highlights the most prominent characteristics of millennials, and looks at how these traits will (and already are) affecting veterinary practices. We’ve summarized the key points of the article below in case you’re tight on time! (As the definition always seems…

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