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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has some choice words to contribute to the evolving animal welfare dialogue.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Los Angeles-The Southern California Veterinary Medical Association's (SCVMA) Pulse magazine reports that 64.4 percent of member DVMs surveyed recommend routine vaccinations annually for dogs. Another 31 percent recommend routine vaccinations every three years for dogs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2003
Hastings, Neb.-The Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) fired Gary Management Organization (GMO) after determining more than $125,000 was missing from the group and its scholarship foundation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Ames, Iowa-The Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) and Iowa State University (ISU) is finishing up a major survey of state practitioners to identify income and retention in practice.
Jul 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
The American Animal Hospital Association compliance study reveals that many veterinarians don't have as high a compliance rate as once thought.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2003
Cleveland-Just months after the release of the new canine vaccine guidelines, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has agreed to make two minor revisions and continues to stand behind its recommendations despite some criticism from practitioners and industry.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003

Longtime DVM to be sworn in next month; promises action will jumpstart organization

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003
Cleveland-Just months after the release of the new canine vaccine guidelines, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) has agreed to make two minor revisions and continues to stand behind its recommendations despite some criticism from practitioners and industry.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill.-The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) wants to stress it does not endorse, recommend or approve the use of wood chippers for the euthanasia of poultry as was recently reported in the San Diego Union-Tribune.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
St. Paul, Minn.-The Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) is lobbying against an item in the state's budget bill that would roll the Minnesota Board of Animal Health (MBAH) into the state's Department of Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
While clients offer untold excuses as to why they fail to comply with heartworm recommendations and senior screenings, the blame sometimes belongs to the one giving - or not giving - the recommendation.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003

Schaumburg, Ill.-A task force formed in 1996 to address vaccine-associated soft tissue sarcomas is nearing an end as leaders debate the group's relevancy. At the same time, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is declining requests for $75,000 in financial support.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2003
Sacramento, Calif.-As the California State Board of Pharmacy argues a legal loophole freeing the agency from controlling the dispensing of veterinary drugs, state veterinary leaders say pending legislation should tie the knot.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003

Blindsided veterinary leaders work to halt proposed law's passage; city could become first to prohibit procedure

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Duluth, Ga.-The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and Merial want to recruit "heart guardians".