Schaumburg, Ill. -- The head of the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) Animal Welfare Division recently earned the honor of becoming the first U.S. veterinarian credentialed in animal welfare.
Portland, Ore. -- Banfield announced in September that it sold its Merlin Digital Technology branch to Eklin Medical Systems Inc. and has entered into a partnership with Eklin to develop digital imaging equipment for Banfield hospitals.
Washington - Neither a short-term cash infusion or the $2.5 million in long-term funding promised for the support of the Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) in this year's Farm Bill came through in time, so the resource used to keep contaminants out of the food supply for more than a quarter century began shutting down Oct. 1.
Corvallis, Ore. -- A biomedical researcher with the Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine received a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to study a possible treatment for tuberculosis.
Pullman, Wash. -- Washington State University (WSU) College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Dr. Warwick Bayly began also serving as WSU provost Sept. 23, when Provost Steven Hoch filed a last-minute personal-leave request after less than two months on the job
Nottingham, U.K. The University of Nottingham is using a grant of more than $4 million (USD) to dissect the functions of the bacterium that causes bovine mastitis (BM) and try to come up with a cure for the disease.