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Nov 20, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Schaumburg, Ill. - 11/20/07 - Dr. Lyle Vogel is the American Veterinary Medical Association's new assistant executive vice president, replacing Dr. Jan Donlin, who left the job in July. He now ranks second-in-command behind Dr. Ron DeHaven, executive vice president.
Nov 20, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Washington - 11/20/07 - In an effort to get the bogged down Farm Bill passed with its veterinary-related amendments, the American Veterinary Medical Association's political arm wants DVMs to contact their senators.
Nov 19, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Rockville, MD - 11/19/07 - It's official. Charles Raker, VMD, Dipl. ACVS is a legend in veterinary surgery.
Nov 15, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Edison, N.J. - 11/15/07 - Nintendo is the latest platform to enhance veterinary medicine education, allowing players - whether they're pet owners, kids or DVMs looking for more practice - to diagnose and treat animal medical cases.
Nov 14, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Baton Rouge - 11/14/07 - The first-time procedure for professors in the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU) has saved the life of a colleague's German Shepherd that had been suffering from congestive heart failure.
Nov 13, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Austin - 11/13/07 - The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) plans to launch what's tentatively titled The Catalyst Summit, an invitation-only conference charged with exploring how to reverse the trend of decreasing feline visits among practices while cat ownership rises nationally.
Nov 12, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
San Francisco - 11/12/07 - San Francisco Bay's worst oil spill in nearly two decades has already claimed the lives of at least 100 birds, while veterinarians and staff at a local wildlife center work to treat hundreds more for contamination.
Nov 09, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Washington - 11/9/07 - With 70 percent of the Medical Reserve Corps units lacking veterinarians, the national network is looking for DVMs to join the local community ranks as volunteer physicians, nurses, pharmacists and dentists, among other professional health positions.
Nov 08, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Atlanta - 11/8/07 - The United States is officially free of the type of rabies found in dogs -- the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally declared it in September -- but that doesn't mean canine rabies is no loger a matter for concern
Nov 08, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Denver, Colo. - 11/8/07 - The Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) is now accepting 2008 Veterinary Student Scholar (VSS) applications to help address a critical need for veterinary science research and professionals in the field.
Nov 07, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
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.
Nov 06, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
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.
Nov 06, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Washington - 11/6/07 - The Farm Bill is scheduled to hit the U.S. Senate floor this afternoon, opening up a policy debate on farming issues and a handful of topics related to veterinary medicine.
Nov 02, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
St. Peter, Minn. - 11/2/07 - University of Minnesota (UM) veterinary students now have a new way to gain hands-on experience during their education -- the Davisco Foods dairy processing facility.
Nov 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
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.