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Euthanasia: Hard times call for hard decisions

State of the Profession 2009: DVMs alter strategies to assist economically strapped owners
Mar 1, 2009

National Report — "I think every family and every individual has a limit in their mind — not only cost but stress to their pet."

AVMA calls on USDA to help with veterinary student-debt relief

Feb 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — Seven of nine resolutions where approved by the AVMA's House of Delegates in January.

Stock slide batters AVMA

Investment losses, added payments lead to $6.8 million shortfall
Feb 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — The AVMA is looking at a $6.8 million shortfall to its investment earnings.

AVMA alters pet-insurance position

Decides GHLIT's white paper too specific
Feb 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — The AVMA revised its policy on pet health insurance after the Council on Veterinary Service found GHLIT's white paper too prescriptive.

AVMA PAC packs a punch in D.C.

Political Action Committee breaks record with $580,000 in donations
Feb 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — The AVMA Political Action Committee broke records for the 2007-2008 campaign cycle — generating $580,000 to donate to 145 campaigns.

Retired Army veterinarian heads KSU master's program

Feb 1, 2009

Manhattan, Kan. — Retired Brig. General Michael B. Cates was named director of Kansas State University's master of public health program.

FARAD future in question

Omnibus bill could provide funding this year, but permanent source needed
Feb 1, 2009

Washington — As the Food Animal Reside Avoidance Databank continues to struggle, operating with bare-bones staff, Washington insiders hope for a reprieve.

AVMF seeks volunteers at Seattle meeting

Feb 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — Get ready to pick up those paintbrushes and dustpans at this summer's AVMA meeting in Seattle.

New hospital treats military working dogs

Feb 1, 2009

Lackland, AFB, Texas — The new 38,000-square-foot Military Working Dog Veterinary Hospital at Lackland Air Force Base is open.


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