veterinarians

Occupational Hazard

The Moral Distress of Being a Veterinarian

Many vets feel conflicted about pet owners' insistence on over-treatment or inappropriate requests for euthanasia, and it takes a toll: suicide rates in the industry are high.
Louise McLoughlin
3.14.19
Canada

The Women Fighting For the Right to Get Your Pets Stoned

In a legal gray area and untapped marketplace, these women are creating products to medicate pets with weed.
Amanda Scriver
4.21.17
Canine Chronic

Can Dogs Get High? How Marijuana Affects Dogs

Is it bad to get your dog high? Just like for humans, there are now cannabis treats for dogs. Learn more about this growing trend, the dos and don'ts of getting your dog high, and find out everything you need to know about marijuana and your dog.
Sarah Emerson
4.20.17
Asking for a friend

How Gross Is It to Let My Dog Give Me Kisses?

Let's start here: One in six dogs is a "serious stool eater."
Denny Watkins
4.4.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Donald Trump says Russian interference in the US election is "probably unlikely," Alaska approves marijuana for commercial sale, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz gives Democrats $20 million, and more.
VICE Staff
9.9.16
Stuff

The Animal Prosthetics Companies Creating Bionic Donkey Legs and Wheels for Rams

Meet some of the organizations working to give disabled animals a shot at a normal life.
Paula González
7.5.16
Stuff

How Do You Know if Your Pet Is a Pervert?

I called a specialist in an attempt to figure out why my cat is always watching me when I'm on the toilet or having sex.
Wendy Syfret
9.15.15
Stuff

We Asked a Cat Expert if Your Cat Could Kill You

Frank J. M. Verstraete knows everything there is to know about the teeth and jaws of cats. If anyone can figure this out, it's him.
Mike Pearl
5.15.15
ICELAND

Iceland Is Running Out of Meat

Iceland's slaughterhouses and meatpacking facilities are required to get frequent vet inspections—but with the nation's veterinarians currently on strike, a meat apocalypse looms.
Jesse Hirsch
5.14.15
Features

Meet the Radical Veterinarians Who Want to Dehorn Rhinos Before Poachers Can

Can a small band of veterinarians who lop off rhino horns with chainsaws save the species from poachers?
Maddie Stone
11.13.14