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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 30, 2007
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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 27, 2007
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National Report - 7/27/07 - A progressive new equine respiratory ailment identified by researchers has limited treatment options and a poor prognosis for affected horses.

With clinical signs similar to heaves, Equine multinodular pulmonary fibrosis (EMPF) is possibly linked to equine herpesvirus-5 -- a common disease thought to be non-pathogenic.

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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 25, 2007
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Columbia, Mo. - 7/25/2007 - Dr. Neil Olson was named dean of the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) College of Veterinary Medicine and is slated to begin Sept. 1.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 21, 2007
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Mississippi State - 7/21/2007 - Mississippi State University's College of Veterinary Medicine was awarded a $100,000 grant by the American Kennel Club to assist with emergency response in times of civil or natural disaster.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 19, 2007
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Fort Collins, Colo. - 7/19/2007 - There may be a link between an increase in emergency room visits for dogs and cats and lunar cycle days when the moon is near or at its fullest, according to a study by colleagues at Colorado State University's (CSU) College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 17, 2007
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Washington - 7/17/2007 - A new initiative will help physicians and veterinarians better respond to outbreaks of zoonotic diseases, officials report.

Dubbed the One Health Initiative, its goal is to bring veterinary medicine, human medicine and environmental sciences together to build a national strategy.

Jul 13, 2007
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Ithaca, N.Y. - 7/13/2007 - Cornell University has launched the Center for Reproductive Genomics, a research hub to determine how genetics affect human and animal infertility.
Jul 05, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Portland - 07/05/2007 - John Payne was named president, chief operating officer and acting CEO of Banfield, The Pet Hospital, succeeding Scott Campbell, DVM, who is retiring as CEO after 22 years. Campbell will remain in his role as Banfield's Chairman of the Board.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 03, 2007
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Washington, D.C. - 7/3/07 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) signed the first U.S./European agreement for assessing food safety risk. This is the first formal international cooperative agreement EFSA has signed and the first formal step in cooperation between the two bodies.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 21, 2007
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Springfield, Mo. - 6/21/07 - Almost 200 cats were euthanized, and the remainder quarantined at the Southwest Missouri Humane Society (SMHS) after a suspected outbreak of the fast-spreading calicivirus.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 19, 2007
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Mississippi State, Miss. - 6/19/07 - A $10,000 pledge - offered as a gift from the class of 2010 - sets a new precedent of generous giving to a Mississippi State University fund supporting the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), officials say.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 12, 2007
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Denver, Colo. - 6/12/07 - The Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) released a Canine Cancer Campaign (CCC) poster to help veterinarians educate their clients about cancer risks in dogs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 11, 2007
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Seattle, Wash. - 6/11/07 - The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) 25th Annual Forum set an attendance record even before the hosting of the featured pet food recall panel, scheduled for Saturday, June 9.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 08, 2007
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New York - 6/7/07 - Trends in pet travel, home assistance and convenience will catapult the pet supplies market to $11 billion by 2009.
Jun 01, 2007
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Iowa City, Iowa - 06/01/2007 - DVMs who work with birds have significantly higher levels of antibodies fighting avian influenza strains compared to control groups, according to a University of Iowa study. The take-home message? Veterinarians are at greater risk of contracting more virulent forms of avian influenza if they hatch in the United States.