MEXICO CITY - 6/2/05 - Dr. Rebecca Kirby was awarded the World Small Animal Veterinary Association's (WSAVA) Hill's Excellence in Veterinary Healthcare Award during the group's annual meeting in Mexico City.
PHILADELPHIA - 5/26/05 - The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has created the Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) in an effort to unite veterinary business clubs across the United States.
ITHACA, N.Y. - 5/20/05 - A Cornell University researcher won the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award for work on the interaction of pathogens with their human hosts.
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.