2009 Year in Review: In harm's way

2009 Year in Review: In harm's way

30 events that shaped veterinary medicine in 2009
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Dec 13, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

It was 6:15 p.m. on May 21 when the would-be robber walked into the Radbill Animal Hospital, demanded money and claimed to have a gun. Veterinary technician Wanda Auten responded by pulling her own firearm, and the man was later subdued with the help of a 20-year police officer and client. The incident touched off debate on ways to handle potentially violent encounters in the workplace. See A dog day afternoon.

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