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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 13, 2009
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Abbott Park, Ill. ? A multi-year agreement to market a new chemotherapeutic agent for dogs was finalized by Abbott and Oasmia Pharmaceutical of Uppsala, Sweden.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 13, 2009
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Seattle -- Veterinarian volunteers made improvements, not only to an equine rescue facility as announced earlier, but also to two Seattle area pet shelters during the American Veterinary Medical Association convention.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 12, 2009
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While several AVMA delegates expressed displeasure about being cut out of last November's ear cropping and tail docking policy change, the buzzwords on Friday were that any policy reversal would result in negative "unintended consequences."
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 12, 2009
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Sacramento -- In a proactive measure aimed at increasing the number of practicing veterinarians in California, legislators moved forward a bill that will require the state to loosen its licensing practices.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 11, 2009
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Saskatchewan, Canada -- Canadian public health officials are investigating a new strain of influenza that has sickened two pig farm workers in Saskatchewan.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 11, 2009
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About a dozen PETA protesters converged on the AVMA's annual meeting to voice opposition to a scheduled motivational fish toss slated during the conference.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 11, 2009
"We are not working as a team," says AVMA Executive Board Chair Dr. David L. McCrystle to a packed House of Delegates meeting Friday.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 11, 2009
Seattle -- AVMA member dues will not increase in 2010 despite a downturn in association revenue due to the recession.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 10, 2009
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Arrests made in eight states thanks to a group effort.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 10, 2009
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St. Louis -- State and federal authorities, assisted by humane society agents, seized nearly 450 dogs and made nearly 30 arrests in eight states in what is perhaps the nation?s largest-ever dogfighting sweep.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 10, 2009
With an SUV stuffed with medicine and food, Dr. Anne Scholl-Mealey pulls off an Orlando highway and stops at a clearing. She walks carefully through the sticky swamp and clouds of mosquitoes until she finds what she's looking for -- indigent animal owners.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 10, 2009
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VPI signed on this year as a third sponsor of the 2009 National Pet Wellness campaign, joining the AVMA and Fort Dodge.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 09, 2009
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An AVMA resolution that would have revised its policy on use of random-source dogs and cats for research has been quietly killed.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 09, 2009
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Seattle -- Many veterinarians attending the 2009 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) convention will volunteer some time to make repairs and cosmetic improvements to a nearby equine shelter.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 09, 2009
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Lexington, Ky. -- The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board of directors approved new national laboratory standards for racehorse drug testing and created an accreditation program for laboratories, along with an independent Equine Quality Assurance Program to provide third-party examination of testing labs.