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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
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Gadsden, Ala. — A month after telling of being attacked and left to watch his clinic burn, Alabama DVM Jerry Handley was charged with second-degree arson, seven counts of animal cruelty and a misdemeanor charge of filing a false police report after confessing to police that he set the fire at his clinic and shot himself to make it look like an attack.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
Mexico — Armed with a book called "The Peaceful Pill," foreign tourists are heading to Mexico to purchase pentobarbital from veterinary-supply stores and backstreet pet shops near the U.S. border.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
Wilmington, Del. — A veterinarian, beaten and bruised by churchgoers who subdued him after police say he fired three rounds of ammunition into a crowd of more than 80 at a church fund-raiser May 25, could face the death penalty for allegedly shooting and killing a Delaware church leader.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
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Gilbert, Ariz. — Gilbert Veterinary Hospital won the 2008 National Pet Dental Health Month Awareness Contest from Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. It will receive $1,000 toward hospital improvements and the winning entry will be posted on www.PetDental.com.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
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North Canton, Ohio — Jennifer Jellison, DVM, was featured on "Pet Spaces," an episode of the national TV show "Designing Spaces."
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 30, 2008
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Lyles, Tenn. - More than 700 animals were confiscated following a puppy mill raid that is believed to be the largest in Tennessee history.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 29, 2008
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Guelph, Ontario - The University of Guelph has received a $5 million, 10-year promise of financial support from Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc. for the Ontario Veterinary College's (OVC) health center.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 29, 2008
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Shaumburg, Ill. - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is calling for stricter adherence to humane animal handling guidelines and standards after a new video, taped by an undercover Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) employee, shows abuse to cows at a New Mexico livestock auction.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 28, 2008
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Miami Fla. - A Miami veterinary specialty hospital and artist Darek Pala are auctioning 10 of Pala's paintings to raise funds to help four Miami area pet shelters provide care for animals that need advanced specialty procedures.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 26, 2008
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June 26, 2008
St. Paul, Minn. - A charitable foundation established by the American Association of Bovine Practioners (AABP) in September 2006 has been given the green light by the Internal Revenue Service.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 25, 2008
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Denver - The veterinary profession is experiencing a higher rate of turnover than the national average for all industries, and low starting wages and minimum benefits may be to blame.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 24, 2008
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Washington - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, addressing the preventive use of antimicrobials in food animals and reiterating the necessity of antibiotic use in livestock for ensuring food safety.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 24, 2008
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Pullman, Wash. - The equine infectious anemia (EIA) virus forces horses that acquire it to be quarantined for life or euthanized, but a new study being conducted at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine could provide clues as to how the virus leads to life-long infection.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 23, 2008
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Columbia, Mo. - A new method for treating cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) deficiency in dogs has been developed by a University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine researcher. The treatment is supposed to be less invasive with fewer complications.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 21, 2008
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Schaumburg, Ill. - Beginning June 25, Dr. Karen E. Felsted will take over as the chief executive officer for the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI).