Ithaca, N.Y. - 8/22/2007 - Cornell University is awaiting final town approval before ramping up for their next construction project: an $80 million, state-of-the-art building to house the Animal Health Diagnostic Center.
Louisiana - 8/20/2007 - The state is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals after the mosquito-borne virus Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) caused the deaths of at least eight horses in Lafourche Parish, La.
Armonk, N.Y. - 8/17/2007 - BrightHeart Veterinary Centers has signed on as a supporting sponsor for The Tower of Hope, a charity foundation that aids people who suffer from disabilities, abusive relationships or chronic illnesses through the use and assistance of pets.
London - 8/13/2007 - The outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in southern England could be contained by the end of the week, but farmers must remain cautious to ensure no further cases, says a top British microbiologist.
Indianapolis - 8/10/2007 - While the United Kingdom battles the latest outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, veterinarians in the United States are urging additional precautions to keep the nation disease-free.
London - 8/10/2007 - Despite a possible new case of foot-and-mouth disease just miles from the original one several days ago, British health officials believe they have the situation confined to a small area of southwest England.
Ithaca, N.Y. - 8/8/2007 - A team of Cornell University scientists from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences discovered that a novel group of E. coli bacteria is associated with intestinal inflammation in patients with Crohn's disease, the university reports. Their findings were published in The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology.
London - 8/6/07 - Along with a growing list of countries, the European Union blocked British beef exports amid a foot-and-mouth disease outbreak. British public health officials vowed its response has been swift as they seek to contain the outbreak.
Schaumburg, Ill. - 7/30/2007 - The "Being a Pet is Risky Business" campaign, a national pet wellness education effort, aims to raise consumer awareness about and prevention to disease risks to pets. The program is sponsored by the AVMA and Fort Dodge Animal Health.