The AKC's Veterinary Outreach Program has received $100,000 for their
2002 scholarships, awarded to students in veterinary schools who are pursuing
canine-related studies. AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC-CAR) has donated
the funds for the program this year.
New York-The Animal Medical Center (AMC) and the Canine Health
Foundation (KHF) have plans to launch a scientific study to evaluate health
risks and injuries to search and rescue dogs working at the World Trade
Center following the September 11th attacks.
A physicians' group is suing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for allegedly concealing information about a controversial veterinary experiment on cats to study effects of methamphetamine drug abuse in people.