While businesses are the vehicle for delivering veterinary services and developing new lifesaving products, veterinary academia has largely ignored the business of veterinary medicine as a subject for teaching and research.
Like their human caretakers, dairy cows need top-notch medical care to stay healthy. Illness can drop milk production and threaten the rest of the herd, meaning a big headache and lost money for the state’s dairies.
While veterinary students generally enter their studies with a clear vision of the profession and the determination to achieve their academic and professional goals, they also encounter some eye-opening realities.
Merck Animal Health is proud to host Swine University, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, to help educate young veterinary professionals on swine health management.