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University of Missouri researchers lab-grown cartilage molded into joint replacements

Jul 1, 2009

Columbia, Mo. — Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine are growing cartilage in a lab that can be molded into permanent joint replacements for dogs and eventually humans.

Aches, pains just part of the job

Study shows heavy lifting, long surgeries and exams making DVMs wince
Jul 1, 2009

Hawkes Bay, New Zealand — If you think your job is a pain in the neck, you're not alone.

Sen. John Ensign resigns key Republican post after admitting to extramarital affair

Jun 17, 2009

Veterinarian and Sen. John Ensign, R-Nevada, admitted Tuesday he had an affair with a member of his campaign staff.

Study warns veterinarians of Q fever risk

Jun 1, 2009

National Report — More than 20 percent of veterinarians tested in 2006 showed evidence of past infection with Coxiella burnetii, the causative organism of Q fever.

AVMA dues hike averted — this year

Jun 1, 2009

AVMA members will not pay higher dues next year, the Executive Board decided.

Choice veterinary jobs hard to find in tough economy

Jun 1, 2009

As new veterinary graduates prepare to enter the work force this month, they are finding that jobs are not as plentiful as they had hoped.

Ohio moves to collar pit-bull law

Other states lean toward language that is breed specific
Jun 1, 2009

Ohio wants to keep the breed from being labeled as inherently vicious.

DVM auctions spay/neuter surgeries on eBay

Jun 1, 2009

You can find anything on Ebay - even veterinary services.

Polo-horse deaths fuel controversy

Jun 1, 2009

Wellington, Fla. — The death of 21 polo horses just prior to the start of the U.S. Open Polo match in April continues to unleash a flurry of questions without answers.


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