Transforming Lives for Christ Through Veterinary Medicine.
We mourn the loss of Dr. Merle Watts of Tucson, AZ. He passed away December 27, 2011 at age 85. Following his two-year service in the US Marine Corps, he attended and graduated from Kansas State College in 1953 with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
Shortly after Merle married Louie Kitchen, the couple moved to Colorado Springs where he built the Fillmore Veterinary Hospital, specializing in the care of dogs and cats. For 35 years, he appreciated relationships with his…Continue
Posted on February 28, 2012 at 5:01pm
Euthanasia is a particularly difficult challenge veterinary practitioners face. As Christian veterinary professionals, we seek to show the love and compassion of Christ in our interactions with patients and clients. What is your approach to handling euthanasia? Please share your thoughts…
Posted on November 18, 2011 at 6:30pm
Posted on May 24, 2010 at 10:30am
How do you serve people who don’t trust you? For Medsend grant recipient Barry Schwenk, DVM, the answer came in the form of an “old woman” and a little girl. Almost four years ago, the Schwenks went to Northwest Ethiopia to serve the Gumuz, former slaves who live in clans and eke out a living by hunting and farming. But the Gumuz are deeply suspicious of outsiders and initially resisted the Schwenks’ ministry, which includes…Continue
Posted on May 20, 2010 at 3:30pm