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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 05, 2009
As cameras flashed, a veterinarian joined the elite crowd inside the winner's circle at this year's Kentucky Derby.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 04, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
San Antonio, Texas -- PurinaCare Insurance Services, Inc. is now available in 41 of the 50 states after recently adding California to its roster.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 04, 2009
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Raleigh, N.C. -- A molecule found in soy that has proved toxic to a wide variety of human cancer cells is now being studied to determine if it could also inhibit the growth of canine lymphoma cells.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 03, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will hold a series of listening sessions on the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) this month.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 03, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
Washington -- The cost of implementing a National Animal Identification System (NAIS) in the cattle sector is $175.9 million annually, which represents 91.5 percent of the total cost of the program, according to a study released by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 03, 2009
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Raleigh, N.C. -- A new brachytherapy facility at North Carolina State Veterinary Teaching Hospital allows horse owners with animals suffering from skin cancer to choose less lengthy, more accurate treatment.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 02, 2009
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Stillwater, Okla. -- Starting this fall, live animals used in Oklahoma State University's veterinary school surgical laboratory will be returned to shelters for adoption instead of being euthanized, officials say.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 02, 2009
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Orono, Maine -- A laboratory that will test various racetrack surfaces and possible effect on the safety of horses will begin operation soon, financed by a consortium of racing interests.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2009
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National Report -- The pleading of agriculture groups against using the term "swine flu" for the new multi-species strain of swine influenza got results. Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced they would now refer to the pandemic-causing virus as influenza A/H1N1.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2009
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Washington -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a final guidance document April 30 about the substances prohibited for use in animal feed, relating to its new rule to protect against bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 30, 2009
By dvm360.com staff
The first full genome of a female Hereford cow has been sequenced.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 29, 2009
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Lakewood, Colo. -- The American Animal Hospital Association suspended all grants from its Helping Pets Fund.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 29, 2009
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Manhattan, Kan. -- A new Web site dedicated to Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus is now available.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 29, 2009
Columbus, Ohio -- The list of candidates to take over as the next dean of one of the nation's largest veterinary college has been narrowed to three.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 29, 2009
North Grafton, Mass. -- Despite rumors swirling about its closure, the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University isn't going anywhere.