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Entries in Trivia (3)


Trivia Answer

Happy Monday, Vet Gazetters! Last issue's trivia question was: "Which animal's poop is cubed shaped so as not to fall of rocks and marks their territory?" The correct answer was the wombat! Congrats to Brianna Boyle from Texas A&M University for being the first to correctly guess that answer!


Trivia Answer

What was the original name of the American Veterinary Medical Association, and what year was it formed?

The answer is the United States Veterinary Medical Association, and it was formed in 1863. Forty delegates from New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maine, Ohio and Delaware met in New York at the first national convention of veterinary surgeons.
Congratulations to Kallie Kapitanek of Wisconsin and Kami Vickerman of Minnesota for being randomly chosen as winners from the correct entries!




Trivia Results

Here's the Trivia Q and A from this round of Vet Gazette Submission. There were lots of correct answers- thanks to all who submitted!

Congratulations to our winner Amanda Smith from the University of Illinois.

Q:  2 schools were recently granted accreditation by the AVMA Council on Education for the first time.  Which schools are they, where are they located, and for how long does veterinary accreditation last?


1. National Autonomous University of Mexico School of Veterinary Medicine (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia Ciudad Universitaria), Mexico City
2. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies

Their Veterinary accreditation lasts 7 years.