ORLANDO - 01/09/06 - A partnership forged between Merial and the American Heartworm Society produced a survey revealing more than 250,000 dogs and cats tested positive for heartworm infection nationwide in 2004, a rise in cases since the most recent survey in 2001.
ORLANDO - 01/08/06 - Every professional practice should incorporate public relations in its marketing strategy. That was the message from Dr. Jim Humphries, whose experience when dealing with the media helped him spearhead the Veterinary News Network, a collaborative effort to represent veterinary medicine to local television and newspapers.
MADISON, WIS. - 12/28/05 - Dr. Peter S. MacWilliams is the recipient of the 2005 National Carl J. Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award. He is a professor and chief of staff for Diagnostic and Imaging Services in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine.
KENILWORTH, N.J. - 11/30/05 - Schering-Plough Animal Health Corp. has donated $50,000 to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) to support the group's Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMATs).
NATIONAL REPORT - 11/28/05 - Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has made the description of dogs' cranial nerves (CN) possible and the detection of lesions affecting those nerves easier to detect, according to a study published in the journal Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.
RALEIGH, N.C. - 11/16/05 - North Carolina State University (NCSU) received a donation of $24.2 million from the R.B. Terry Charitable Foundation to establish the Randall B. Terry Jr. Companion Animal Medical Center.