SECAUCUS, N.J. - 5/16/05 - The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) will be receiving funds through the Hartz Mountain Corporation from sales of VetPals, six plush stuffed animals that that will be sold to veterinarians.
NEW YORK - 5/13/05 - The nation's pet overpopulation problem will be the premise of a commencement speech given by Edwin Sayres, president of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
FORT COLLINS, COLO. - 5/12/05 - A $1 million gift to Colorado State University (CSU) is earmarked for a new cancer biology program within the institution's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
SCHAUMBURG, ILL. - 5/9/05 - In effort to educate pet owners about the need for a twice-a-year pet wellness exams, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and Fort Dodge once again unite for the spring pet wellness campaign.
WESTBROOK, MAINE - 05/04/05 - Banfield, The Pet Hospital signed a five-year deal with IDEXX Laboratories, which will equip each Banfield hospital with an expanded VetLab system to provide assay products.
RALEIGH, N.C. - 4/29/05 - North Carolina State University?s College of Veterinary Medicine will dedicate a $35 million building designed specifically for clinical research in veterinary medicine today.
COLUMBUS, OHIO - 4/27/05 - The immediate challenges for the new dean of The Ohio State University's (OSU) College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) will be to prepare for the college's 2006 accreditation review and upgrade its facilities to match the CVM's new four-story, $26-million Veterinary Medicine Academic Building.
MERIDIAN, IDAHO - 4/26/05 - MWI Veterinary Supply, a nationwide distributor of animal health products, is poised for its initial public offering after filing a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
DAVIS, CALIF. - 4/25/05 - In an effort to improve the relationship between owners and their older dogs, the University of California-Davis will conduct a study to monitor aspects of animals' lives that can improve cognitive impairment.