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Election 2008: Economy is key in choosing next president

Oct 1, 2008

The economy tops the issues influencing how veterinarians will vote this year, according to 66 percent of vets polled in an exclusive DVM Newsmagazine survey.

Ohio DVM running for president

Finds campaigning difficult and costly, but says change won't come from the major parties
Oct 1, 2008

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO — He may not have the name recognition of John McCain or Barack Obama, or even Ron Paul for that matter, but he has a belief that America can do better.

Spay/neuter law blows into Windy city

Sep 1, 2008

Opposing a proposed law that would mandate spaying or neutering, the Illinois Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) says it hasn't worked in other cities and would kill an already successful program there.

UF lays off prof, halts program for small-animal reproduction

College cites budget cuts; he sues for breach of contract
Sep 1, 2008

"The father of small-animal reproduction" sued the University of Florida for breach of contract after the associate professor received a layoff notice in May.

Incomes, debt top student concerns

Expect challenges, diverse views as you enter the work force
Sep 1, 2008

Expect challenges, diverse views as you enter the work force.

Pet travel form taking flight

AVMA objective is model certificate of inspection all states could adopt
Sep 1, 2008

Better parameters on what veterinarians consider suitable conditions for companion-animal domestic travel could be crafted at the next American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Veterinary Service meeting.

AAEP says horse-slaughter bill would add to neglect, starvation

Organization doesn't want U.S. to export animal welfare problems
Sep 1, 2008

Ending horse slaughter would cause more suffering of horses, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) recently testified before a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee.

One survey, two questions, zero spread of heartworm

The form's the same, but AHS is reaching out to more animal-health professionals this time
Sep 1, 2008

The American Heartworm Society (AHS) asked 40,000 animal-health professionals to respond to a two-question survey this summer that could help prevent the spread of heartworm disease to areas that, until recently, rarely had had a case, AHS President Sheldon Rubin says.

DVMs make a difference sprucing up New Orleans shelters

Sep 1, 2008

Nearly 100 volunteers descended on New Orleans in July to volunteer at four area animal shelters.


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