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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2002
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Rockville, Md.-The amount of sodium pentobarbital in dog food is so minute, it's highly improbable it would pose any animal health risk, reports the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2002
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Rochester, Minn.-So, what is keeping you up at night? A Mayo Clinic study suggests it could be an owner's pet, if they are sleeping in the same bedroom.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 21, 2002
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New York - A veterinary professor at Kansas State University is considering new medication and food alternatives to the current methods of treating osteoarthritis in dogs.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
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Englewood, Colo.-Morris Animal Foundation is funding $3.7 million in humane animal health studies this year. With this level of funding, the organization continues to establish itself as the world's largest foundation funding companion animal and wildlife health studies.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
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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.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2002
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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.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
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Madison, N.J.-

To coincide with the month of March being designated as National Poison Control Month, St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center has opened the phone lines to assist owners when pets ingest toxic substances.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002

"Cc," a calico and white shorthair, is the first cat to join a list of clones, which includes cows, sheep, pigs, goats, and mice, report officials of Texas A&M University.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
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Pueblo, Colo. - A House committee of the Colorado General Assembly is even more driven to increase the charges filed against animal abusers, after viewing a key "witness," Westy the cat.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 27, 2002
By dvm360.com staff

Washington, D.C. - The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) filed three separate complaints over a controversial cat experiment in progress at The Ohio State University.