EDISON, N.J.- 8/17/05 - Ross University signed an articulation agreement with Fairleigh Dickenson University (FDU) for admission of qualified students to the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
ST. LOUIS - 8/8/05 - The Canine Health Foundation will host the 2005 American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference, featuring scientific presentations paired with question and answer sessions.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - 8/8/05 - Dr. Joseph DiPietro, dean of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, was appointed to the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) Board of Directors.
MINNEAPOLIS- 8/1/05 - Five veterinarians won a trip to the George H. Muller Veterinary Dermatology Seminar in Hawaii this November for their written and photo submissions of dermatological cases in the practice setting.
ROCKVILLE, MD. - 7/27/2005 - The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Lester M. Crawford to the post of commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Crawford is the first veterinarian to serve FDA in this capacity.
GAINESVILLE, FLA. - 7/26/05 - Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) studying the thick tear film of Florida manatees aim to prove whether the uncommonly thick tear aids in disease protection and believe it can reveal information about the animal's health.
HOLLY LAKE RANCH, TEXAS – 7/12/05 – The Department of Transportation's (DOT) first Animal Incident Report was published in the July issue of DOT’s Air Travel Consumer Report at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov.
DUBLIN, OHIO - 7/08/05 - The Butler Co. and Burns Veterinary Supply completed its business combination first announced April 18. With about 600 employees, the combined company, now called Butler Animal Health Supply LLC, serves more than 29,000 veterinary clinics in 50 states and offers more than 15,000 products for more than 300 vendors.
WORCESTER, MASS. - 7/05/05 - Cloned-derived stem cells show an exponentially competitive advantage for regenerative capacity compared to adult stem cells, according to new research conducted in large animals.