Reflections from the Field

February 27, 2017

Lauren Spivey, vet student from Auburn, was given the opportunity to serve on her first short-term trip with CVM to San Luis, Mexico. Lauren and her team spent a week partnering with I Care International and Rene Bustamante, hosting veterinary health clinics. Lauren was kind enough to answer a few questions for us!

CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship Program Reaches to Cameroon

February 23, 2017

Are you a “missions-minded” vet student in your 3rd or 4th year of vet school? Do you have 4 weeks available to serve on the field? Do you want to receive hands-on training/one-on-one mentoring from a CVM Long-Term Field Worker? If so, then CVM’s Mission Apprenticeship program may be for you! Applications to the Apprenticeship... Read More

Reflections from the Field

February 20, 2017

Dr. Julie Kyle, a veterinarian from Vermont, was given the opportunity to serve on her fourth short-term trip with CVM, this time to India, where she spent three months working alongside Melissa White. Julie was kind enough to answer a few questions for us!

Reflections from the Field

February 16, 2017

Tonia Vanlandingham, a veterinary technician from Wisconson, was given the opportunity to serve on her third short-term mission trip with CVM to the Pine Ridge Reservation. Tonia and her team of 22 spent a week in South Dakota where they partnered with the Wounded Knee Church of God. Tonia was kind enough to answer a... Read More

Combating Compassion Fatigue

February 15, 2017

By: Dr. Melissa Cheeks   “Do you have any plans for the weekend?” I asked my client on a Friday afternoon. She rolled her eyes while grumpily replying, “Ugh, yeah- I have to work tomorrow.” I chirped back, “Oh, me too.” Her response was one I’ll never forget: “Yeah, but your job is SO fun.... Read More

Celebrating Love

February 13, 2017

By: Dr. Tabby Cox, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Ethiopia Because Valentine’s Day is not celebrated here in our adopted country, and because we were so many years down in the bush away from any stores where one might procure some chocolate or flowers, I must admit the day has mostly gone by uncelebrated by the... Read More

Are We Sharing His Love?

February 9, 2017

By: Dr. Kit Flowers “Christ’s love expressed through veterinary medicine.” If we have one sentence to share with people about the mission of CVM, this is it. We are in the business to share this charge with the veterinary profession, believing that the gift of the profession is to be a tool for service to... Read More

God as Provider

February 6, 2017

By: Dr. Margaret Thompson, CVM Fieldstaff serving in Tanzania Tanzania is a country where most of the people still hold to the traditional value of community over individuality. One way the sense of community is expressed is in the sharing of material things. I find that this is in harmony with the character of the... Read More

Reflections from the Field

February 2, 2017

Katherine Sunderland, a vet student from Virginia, was given the opportunity to serve on her first short-term mission trip with CVM to Nicaragua. Katherine and her team spent a week working alongside Pastor Oscar and Tamy Gaitan. Katherine was kind enough to answer a few questions for us!