MADISON, Wisc. - 3/6/06 - An online training program for aquatic veterinary medicine was produced in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine's Dr. Michael Collins and the state's department of trade, agriculture and consumer protection.
LAS VEGAS - 3/2/06 - After a decade as The Animal Medical Center (AMC)'s president and chief executive officer, Dr. Guy Pidgeon resigns his New York post to steer Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) in Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON - 02/08/06 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will allow the three U.S. horse slaughter facilities to pay for its own inspections, negating a congressional edict that nixed federal funding for inspectors on the department's appropriations bill last year.
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.