Reno, Nev. -- An offer from Madeleine Pickens to create a million-acre sanctuary for up to 30,000 wild horses could cost the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) more than it presently pays for long-term holding facilities for horses removed from public lands, according to the veterinary representative on the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board.
Columbia, Mo. -- A veterinary ophthalmologist at the University of Missouri identified a genetic link between cats and humans for two forms of retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a discovery that could lead to gene-based therapies benefiting cats and humans.
Minneapolis/St. Paul -- The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, in conjunction with the university's Masonic Cancer Center, has established a new Animal Cancer Care and Research (ACCR) program.
Hamburg, Germany -- Veterinarians experience a high degree of psychosocial stress and demoralization linked to factors such as long hours with little free time, tough clients and difficulty balancing their private and professional lives, according to a team of researchers in Germany.
Blacksburg, Va. -- A professor of veterinary anatomy and physiology at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine was awarded the Carl J. Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award, considered the nation's top veterinary teaching award.
National Report -- Researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia and at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine each landed million-dollar grants to study war-related treatments.