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EU - International rehoming of dogs and cats should not be carried out as a standard practice EU Dog & Cat Alliance member organisations have agreed this week. Instead members will work preventatively in the country of origin to minimise the need for rehoming animals abroad, for example through neutering and educational campaigns.
US - Simply putting on a virtual reality (VR) headset can transport someone into an immersive digital environment. This technology has been used for both entertainment and educational purposes, including in medical schools, but for the first time is being leveraged in veterinary education. As part of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) commitment to transformational learning, the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) is beginning to apply the VR headset to veterinary medical education.