Walkin’ Pets is dedicated to providing the best products to serve aging, disabled, and injured pets. Each year Walkin’ Pets sponsors a scholarship program to honor tomorrow’s miracle workers and the future impact they will make in the veterinary community.
A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a doctoral student entering his/her senior year of veterinarian school in 2021. And a $500 Vet/Rehab Tech scholarship will be awarded for canine rehabilitation of veterinary tech students. Scholarship applicants must be enrolled full-time in an accredited veterinary school to be eligible for the Veterinarian Scholarship.
Please respond to the essay topic below, and attach your essay (as a PDF Document) below or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information on the cover page:
Please discuss the following set of questions in 1,000 words or less:
How have end of life/humane disposition issues been evolving for pets over the past 25 years? What societal factors have influenced how end of life issues for pets have evolved? What veterinary care and pet product advances have been an influence? How does the high quality of medicine that we can now offer to aging or disabled pets compare to what was available 10 years ago? How have alternatives, such as assistive devices and/or wheelchairs, played a role in the changing landscape of veterinary care? What do you think the most important factors are today in consideration of euthanizing a pet? How do you balance the needs of the pet caretaker and the patient? What do you anticipate will be your greatest challenges and assets in helping pet caretakers to make end-of-life decisions?
If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, you will be asked to email a letter of enrollment certification from your school as a condition of the scholarship.
Go HERE to read the press release on the 2020 Veterinarian Scholarship winner.
Go HERE to read the press release on the 2020 Vet/Rehab Tech Scholarship winner