Greensboro, N.C. - Making sure patients get the full course of any take-home medications always is a concern. Now, a free new online tool can assist veterinary practices and their clients so pets get their medications on time.
Columbia, Mo. - A program aimed at helping graduating veterinarians pay back student loans and addressing the shortage of rural veterinarians is getting under way at the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine.
New York - Dr. Wayne McIlwraith, professor of surgery and director of the Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University, was named a co-recipient of the second annual Elastikon Equine Research Award for his work on a project aimed at enhancing the safety of racetracks for horses.
Shaumburg, Ill. - To help veterinarians and the public better understand animal-welfare issues, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) launched its first Web section devoted to animal-welfare information.
Shaumburg, Ill. - The American Veterinary Medical Foundation will award $200,000 to the AVMA Veterinary Medical Assistance Team (VMAT) program for disaster preparedness and response at the state level.
Denver - Veterinary oncologists from two leading canine cancer research centers, at Colorado State University and Cornell University, participated in a canine cancer exclusive presentation currently offered on the Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) Web site, www.MorrisAnimalFoundation.org.
Manhattan, Kan. - Kansas State University researchers committed to solving the problem of swine diseases have been rewarded for their efforts by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to the tune of $4.8 million.