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LSU, Tuskegee veterinary schools placed on limited accreditation

Sep 1, 2008

Two veterinary colleges have been moved from full to limited accreditation, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE).

A house divided?

AVMA coverage: Philosophical disparity is clearly evident among delgates on animal welfare issues
Aug 1, 2008

New Orleans — Veterinarians once again squared off on animal-welfare and human-health issues at this year's American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates meeting.

Waters recede, but flood's impact remains

Midwest floods will have long-term effect on animal health and veterinarians
Aug 1, 2008

Although floodwaters receded along the banks of the Mississippi, the aftermath will continue to be felt for months and even years.

Hot-button veterinary topics from AVMA meeting

Antimicrobial ban doesn't garner enough votes to reach the floor, but DVMs couldn't stop talking about it
Aug 1, 2008

New Orleans — Whether even to discuss a ban on antimicrobials in livestock feed for growth promotion split the House of Delegates nearly in half at the annual American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) conference.

Big Easy's rebound has been anything but for DVMs

With New Orleans back to half its pre-Katrina size, veterinary clinics are fewer but doing okay
Aug 1, 2008

New Orleans — Local veterinarians say growth doesn't mean their practices are brimming with clients, especially considering the number of clinics has declined, due to delayed construction, financial and other reasons, so that the number of practices remaining is just about on par with the client base.

Floods threaten livestock food supply

Aug 1, 2008

Devastating floods in several Midwest states left most farm animals unscathed, but food shortages and disease still loom as major concerns for farmers and veterinarians in coming months and years.

DVM leads Vets for Nets collection for African refugees

Jul 25, 2008

Columbia, Mo. - While doing research on the Liberian orphanage where she adopted her two sons, veterinarian Carolyn Henry came across a photograph she couldn't easily ignore.

Delegates debate

CVMA's bid to eliminate vice president position defeated
Jul 25, 2008

New Orleans - Delegates from across the country considered 16 resolutions - some contentious, such as the one to support changes in veal husbandry - at the AVMA House of Delegates (HoD) meeting in late July.

Putting a bigger bite in dog law

Pennsylvania focuses on changing laws for dog breeders; mandatory veterinary examinations debated
Jul 1, 2008

Harrisburg, Pa. — Sweeping legislation is aimed at cleaning up Pennsylvania puppy mills, but the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association says the proposals still need some work.


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