Las Vegas-The Dr. James Nave 75th Diamond Jubilee Western Veterinary Conference (WVC), touted as the one of the largest assemblies of veterinarians worldwide, will offer more than 800 sessions here from Feb. 17-20.
Pullman, Wash.-Oregon State University (OSU) has officially terminated its decades-long partnership with Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM), effective fall 2004, handing WSU a $2.4 million budget crisis.
Jefferson City, Mo. - The Missouri House of Representatives passed a measure to make it a criminal
act to take pictures of animals in barns, agricultural or research
facilities, or animal breeding places, without an owner's approval.
Washington - A new federal plan, sponsored by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture and Department of the Interior, will pursue more herd tracking,
case mapping, diagnostic test development and research on chronic wasting disease
Baton Rouge, La.-Researchers at Louisiana State University
(LSU) are investigating whether horses' exposure to influenza virus would
reduce the risk of developing recurring airway obstruction (RAO) disease.