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ISU presses on with Nebraska deal

May 1, 2006

Ames, Iowa — Despite a close vote by Iowa faculty members, Iowa State University (ISU) is proceeding with a University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) deal that will allow Nebraska residents to enroll at ISU at in-state rates.

Kansas veterinary board takes actions against DVM licenses

May 1, 2006

Wamego, Kan. — About 2,400 veterinarians holding a Kansas license recently received a letter from the Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners (KBVE) stating legal action will be taken against them if caught reselling ethical products in a manner that violates manufacturer directions.

Researcher tests therapy for arterial thromboembolism

Clinical trial scheduled as next step to test potential feline cardiology application
May 1, 2006

Fort Collins, Colo. — Dr. Janice Bright, a cardiologist at Colorado State University (CSU) is conducting ongoing research on feline arterial thromboembolism (ATE), using anti-platelet drugs called GP Iib/IIIa blocking agents.

New York DVMs must create monthly reports for prescriptions

Veterinarians must be Internet savvy to comply with reporting requirements
Apr 1, 2006

Albany, N.Y. — A new law effective this month in New York requires veterinarians to submit information to the Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, a division of the Department of Health, every time a controlled substance is dispensed.

Kentucky DVMs concerned about heightened legal status of animals

Apr 1, 2006

We don't want what is happening in human medical professions to spill over into veterinary medicine.

Texas A&M finds DHA aids canine vision

Research might lead to specialized food formulas
Apr 1, 2006

College Station, Texas — Researchers at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biological Sciences report a correlation between docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and its effects on visual stimulus response in puppies.

AAHA canine vaccine guidelines revisited

Apr 1, 2006

Denver — The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) updated its 2003 canine vaccine guidelines and added a section on shelter animal medicine.

S.C. DVMs eager for practice act passage

Public disclosure of complaints remains contentious
Mar 1, 2006

Charleston, S.C.  Legislation that would make client complaints public record and revitalize an aged practice act is once again stalled in the South Carolina Senate.

Taking Aim, Ear cropping targeted by Vermont veterinarians

Mar 1, 2006

Montpelier, Vt. ? The Vermont Senate gave a bill banning ear cropping the nod last month, leaving the House to decide if the state will become the first in the country to outlaw the procedure.


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