College Station, Tx. - 11/7/07 - A horse owner is showing his appreciation to the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences by donating a hand-made saddle for auction to benefit the school's equine program.
West Lafayette, Ind. - 11/6/07 - National certification has been awarded to a Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine program aimed to prepare veterinarians in case of a major animal health emergency.
Washington - 11/1/07 - The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals to address environment, swine health, animal welfare, pork safety, public health and animal science issues. The top proposals will then be selected to receive grant funding.
San Diego County - 10/31/07 - Responsible for 14 deaths and the scorching of more than 800 square miles, California wildfires continue to be fought by local and state firemen who are eager to get the blaze extinguished before this weekend, when wind speeds are expected to pick up again.
San Diego - 10/29/07 - With the worst of the unprecedented wildfires extinguished throughout the county, relief and recovery efforts and now the primary focus of volunteers and the industry, who aim to get the more than 500,000 displaced residents and thousands of pets reunited and home.
Schaumburg, Ill. - 10/26/07 - The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is offering $2,000 grants for veterinarians who've lost their practices or are aiding animals displaced by the San Diego County wildfires.
San Diego -- 10/25/07 - Wind-whipped wildfires have swallowed Southern California, leaving roughly half a million acres blackened, almost 1,600 homes destroyed, more than 500,000 residents evacuated and thousands of animals abandoned.
Lexington, Ky. - 10/25/07 - The American Horse Council's National Issues Fall Forum will host a session on equine piroplasmosis (EP) and related issues, presented by Kent Fowler, DVM and chief of the Animal Health Branch at the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
Waltham, Mass. - 10/23/07 - A local veterinary hospital is implementing a $4.5-million project that will dobule its staff, add more than half a dozen new specialties and improve its focus on patient care.