A “Manhattan Project” for Lyme Disease

Published: May 20, 2014
Lyme disease is the world’s most common tick-borne illness and new science shows it may be at least 10 times more rampant than official estimates. In a 2014 paper by leading Lyme disease advocates: Lyme Disease: Call for a “Manhattan Project” to Combat the Epidemic, authors provide a comprehensive glimpse into new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) studies, discuss the historically complex and controversial approach to Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment; and contrast Lyme ...

Improving Respect for Animals – One Child at a Time

Published: May 19, 2014
Together We Can Change The WorldWhen Uwe Mucke, Regional Head for Bayer HealthCare’s Animal Health Division, first came to Latin America he was confronted with a harsh reality -   animals were often treated very poorly. As an owner of several adopted dogs, he knew how much animals enrich our lives and that there is nothing comparable to the bond between humans and animals. ”It is our responsibility to respect and care for the well-being of animals and humans alike.”  So in 2007, he ...

Every Person (and every Animal) Makes A Difference

Published: May 15, 2014
A 1000 Thanks to A 1000 Fans Just a short three months ago, our team launched social media. That first day, when we had zero followers, we agreed that it would be our goal to develop a community of people that share our passion for animals.  We decided to answer questions the way that we would want someone to answer us.  We agreed to tackle some tough issues that are important for animals, but also to find ways to have fun, and celebrate the global community of people that are united by a ...

Meet Kathrin, Group Product Manager at Bayer Animal Health UK

Published: May 07, 2014
This month we are talking to Kathrin, a group Product Manager in the UK Kathrin & Jack-Russel/ Dachshund MathildaHi Kathrin, what do you do in your job? Currently I am on a 1-year- assignment in the UK, where I am a Group Product Manager responsible for four veterinary products. This means I have the opportunity to development and launch new marketing campaigns, including TV advertisements for our core brands. However, before this one year assignment, I worked in Global Veterinary Services ...

Vet Students Around The World - Meet Hannah van Velzen

Published: May 01, 2014
We think veterinary students are awesome! Together with the International Veterinary Students' Association, we are bringing you the stories of vet students around the world. Today we are talking with Hannah van Velzen, she’s a vet student in the Netherlands studying at Utrecht University. She’s also the Sponsorship Director 2013-2014 of the IVSA Global organization. What is your favorite animal and why?I like all animals, but my favorite animal would have to be my own dog. She’s ...

April 26th is World Veterinary Day !

Published: April 23, 2014
World Veterinary Day @IVSAWorld Veterinary Day is coming closer!World Veterinary Day is an important initiative of one of IVSA’s main partners; the World Veterinary Association (WVA). This year it will be celebrated on the 26th of April 2014 and will focus on the theme of ‘Animal Welfare’. As always, World Veterinary Day is aimed at bringing the importance of the Veterinary Profession to the general public by underlining the vital role of veterinarians in ensuring animals health and ...

A great story of Ben Stafford Rodgers and his dog Bandit from Texas

Published: April 12, 2014
The story of Ben and Bandit "Finding and being found” Hi Ben, thanks for sending us the pictures of Ben. What’s your mutt’s name – and how did he join your family? Bandit“His name is Bandit, and his arrival at my house is something of a mystery. I have had him for about ten years now, and the night he made his entrance, I was sitting in the car trying to get decent cell reception. I was talking to a relative on the west coast, and I had my boot on the light button to keep it dark, ...