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Basic financial planning keeps graduates afloat

Mar 1, 2005

Orlando, Fla. — New graduates pay an average 5.3-percent more for student loans while starting salaries rose 3 percent in 2004.

'Designer mutts' not likely to cause new health concerns

DVM predicts interest in new gene pool might soon evaporate; AKC says there's 'enough variety'.
Mar 1, 2005

CLEVELAND — "Designer mutts" are making their way into veterinary clinics and a leading geneticist says their long-term health risks are negligible.

Veterinarians reporting abuse stuck between ethics, self preservation

Feb 1, 2005

CLEVELAND — Veterinarians often find themselves between a rock and a hard place, compelled morally to report abuse cases and bound legally with the possibilities of civil or criminal prosecution.

Johne's Disease research gains steam at UM

Feb 1, 2005

St. Paul, Minn.—The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded University of Minnesota's (UM) College of Veterinary Medicine $4.4 million to study Johne's, thereby naming the institution the national research site for testing the disease in cattle.

Can you identify animal hoarders?

Feb 1, 2005

Cleveland — The last legislative session in California passed a law binding veterinarians to report suspicion that a client is an animal hoarder, yet DVMs have no particular training to detect a problem.

Kansas gets personal with taxes

Veterinarians might lose licenses if delinquent on taxes
Jan 1, 2005

Eight states currently have the umbrella policy, which combines practitioners in different fields.

DVMs receive more visits than human doctors

Consumer survey attempts to gauge owner loyalty to pets; healthcare attitudes
Jan 1, 2005

DENVER—Veterinarians outrank physicians in number of visits, according to the 2004 National Survey of People and Pet Relationships released by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

AVMA overhaul yields welfare division

Jan 1, 2005

SCHAUMBURG, ILL.—In a historic move, AVMA has upended long-standing means for debating welfare protocols and instead, instituted an entire division.

AVMA hires communications director

Jan 1, 2005

SCHAUMBURG, ILL.—In an effort to streamline its media and public relations output, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) hired a new communications director.


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