Canidae  All Natural Pet Foods announced that it will award four individual $2,500 veterinary medicine scholarships in its  2009 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship Program .

The scholarships are open to full-time first and second year graduate students who are currently enrolled in a doctorate of veterinary medicine program at an approved college of veterinary medicine within the United States or Canada.

Students will be asked to write an essay about areas that are a concern to Canidae:

  • Training and exercise
  • Planned breeding
  • Spaying and neutering
  • Supporting reputable breeders and rescue groups
  • Proper veterinarian care
  • Healthy nutrition

The application  period is open January 15 through April 15, 2009.