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DVMs cite growing concern over Internet product sales

Sep 1, 2003

Cleveland-The majority of veterinarians say the most competitive business pressure is coming from Internet sales of veterinary products.

Dairy consolidation continues

NAHMS survey documents animal health practices over 10-year-period
Aug 1, 2003

Fort Collins, Colo.-A National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS)study has documented that nearly one in two dairy operations has disappeared since 1991, with roughly a 4-5 percent decrease in numbers per year.

Dentistry, behavior, nutrition rankas growth service areas, DVMs say

Aug 1, 2003

Cleveland-Veterinarians say they are doing more dentistry, behavior and nutritional consulting today than three years ago.

DVMs cite growth despite recession

Aug 1, 2003

Cleveland-Numbers of active clients and revenue are both on the upswing, veterinarians say. But a disparity still exists in pay between men and women.

Coalition throws cautionary statement on McDonald's antibiotic use policy

Aug 1, 2003

Washington, D.C.-McDonald's Corp.'s policy calling for its suppliers to stop using growth promoters and curtail use of antibiotics in food animals has drawn cautionary reaction from the Coalition for Animal Health (CAH).

Clients spending more before stopping treatment, DVMs say

Jul 1, 2003

Cleveland--The economic cap on veterinary care is rising, DVMs say.

AASV unveils new boar stud guidelines to help industry

Jul 1, 2003

The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) just released new boar stud guidelines to help provide some standardization to a rapidly growing industry.

Euthanasia: Emotional and costly

Jul 1, 2003

Euthanasia comes with an emotional and economic price tag.

Euthanasia's moral stress: a high psychological price

Jul 1, 2003

Dr. Karen Reamsnyder remembers the day well.


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