Hill’s Pet Nutrition continues to support the veterinary profession with a global educational event, the launch of a new educational platform and $50,000 to the Veterinary Hope Foundation

TOPEKA, Kan., October 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hill’s Pet Nutritiona world leader in scientific nutrition, recently held its Hill Global Symposium and announced a multi-faceted effort centered on its continued support for the veterinary profession, including the launch of a robust, centralized continuing education platform and an impactful donation to the Veterinary Hope Foundation.

Launched first in the United States and Canada, then expanding globally, Hill’s Veterinary Academy now houses all of Hill’s professional training content in one easy-to-navigate platform.

Hill’s Veterinary Academy will provide virtual continuing education opportunities for veterinary teams.

Hill’s Hosts Global Veterinary Dermatology Educational Event
This year Hill Global Symposium focused on the important subject of dermatology and how veterinary professionals can treat the conditions seen in feline and canine patients.

“At Hill’s, supporting the veterinary profession is a top priority. Hill’s Global Symposium allows us to help support the veterinary community and gain practical knowledge related to some of the most challenging issues faced by veterinary professionals,” said Dr. Jolle Kirpensteijn, Global Chief Veterinarian for Hill’s PetNutrition. “We are grateful to each of the speakers for lending their voices and sharing their expertise as we tackle some of the most pressing topics related to dermatological conditions seen in cats and dogs.”

Educational content from the virtual event is now available to watch on demand, for free on the new site Hill Veterinary Academy. It provides up to 6.5 hours of CE and features content from 13 distinguished veterinary experts, including Dr. Ashley Bourgeois (Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist, “The Derm Vet”) and Dr. Joya Griffin (Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist Nat Geo’s “Pop Goes the Vet”), among others.

Hill’s launches new industry-leading education platform
Coinciding with the symposium, Hill’s unveiled its new educational platform, Hill Veterinary Academy, which will provide virtual continuing education opportunities for veterinary teams.

Launched first in the United States and Canada then expanding globally this month, Hill’s Veterinary Academy is now home to all Hill professional training content in an easy to navigate platform. Features include:

  • Hill’s library of on-demand webinars covering a wide range of topics

  • Access to nutrition courses for deeper learning

  • Hill’s Global Symposium Content

  • Landing page for exposure and ability to register for upcoming Hill’s live events and webinars

“The veterinary industry is constantly changing and it is essential that veterinary professionals stay up to date with the latest data, trends and treatments in order to perform at their best,” said Chief Veterinarian Dr. Karen Shenoy from Hill’s Pet Nutrition USA. “Through the new Hill’s Veterinary Academy platform, animal health professionals can access important resources, including the free RACE-approved CE, to help them better support and advise their clients, and provide the best care possible. to the animals in their care. Hill’s is proud to accompany veterinary professionals everywhere, naturally in continuous learning”

The newly launched resource for continuing education is accessible on HillsVet.com as part of a suite of tools available through Hill’s digital ecosystem to help support veterinary professionals.

Hill’s further supports the profession; provides $50,000 at the Veterinary Hope Foundation
In tandem with the hills Global Symposium, Hill’s has also pledged $50,000 to support the Veterinary Hope Foundation (VHF) to enable and inspire positive change in the veterinary industry.

VHF focuses on supporting the well-being of veterinary professionals and responding to their needs before moments of crisis, a high level intervention by offering prevention and education. It also facilitates connections for vets and their teams by offering small support groups led by licensed mental health professionals and helps educate vet clients about the challenges vets face.

“We are grateful for the generous support of Hill Pet Nutrition. This donation is the largest we have received from a pet nutrition company and shows Hill’s strong commitment to veterinarians. The donation will help us provide support groups for vets and veterinary staff in distress.” said Dr. Blair McConnell, Chairman of the Board of Veterinary Hope Foundation. “The Veterinary Hope Foundation was created with the belief that even when things are dark, there is hope. Our mission is to protect mental health by strengthening the community and providing education and support.”

To learn more about Hill’s and its support of the veterinary community, please visit hillsvet.com.

About Hill’s Pet Nutrition
Founded over 80 years ago with an unwavering commitment to science-based pet nutrition, Hill’s Pet Nutrition is on a mission to help enrich and extend the special relationships between humans and their pets. Hill’s is dedicated to pioneering research for dogs and cats using a scientific understanding of their specific needs. As the leading brand of veterinarian recommended pet foods, knowledge is our first ingredient with over 220 veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in the field. pet health. Hill’s Prescription Diet therapeutic nutrition, as well as our everyday foods, Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Healthy Advantage and Hill’s Bioactive Recipe, are sold in veterinary clinics and specialty pet retailers around the world. For more information on our products, our nutritional philosophy, visit HillsPet.com or HillsVet.com. To learn more about Hill’s Food, Shelter & Love program, visit hillspet.com/shelter.

At the recent Hill's Global Symposium, Hill's Pet Nutrition announced a $50,000 donation to the Veterinary Hope Foundation (VHF).  VHF focuses its efforts on prevention, education and facilitating connections for veterinarians and their teams by offering small support groups led by licensed mental health professionals.  It also aims to educate veterinary clients on the challenges that veterinarians face.

At the recent Hill’s Global Symposium, Hill’s Pet Nutrition announced a $50,000 donation to the Veterinary Hope Foundation (VHF). VHF focuses its efforts on prevention, education and facilitating connections for veterinarians and their teams by offering small support groups led by licensed mental health professionals. It also aims to educate veterinary clients on the challenges that veterinarians face.

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