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Tenn. veterinary school placed on limited accreditation

Colorado maintains its full status; COE puts Calgary school on provisional standing
Feb 1, 2009

Knoxville, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has been moved from full to limited accreditation for the next two years.

DVMs earn more, AVMA reports

Jan 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. -- In most cases, veterinary incomes have been increasing at an average annual rate of 6 percent since 1997, according to the AVMA's Report on Veterinary Compensation released in late November.

AVMA delegates face packed, likely contentious, agenda during winter session

AVMA leaders discuss potential policy changes
Jan 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — Ten resolutions — involving student loan relief to prescribing antimicrobials - top the AVMA House of Delegates meeting this month.

AVMA salary survey shows DVMs earning more

Female veterinarians still getting smaller slice of the pie in most practice areas
Jan 1, 2009

Schaumburg, Ill. — In most cases, veterinarian's incomes having been increasing by 6 percent a year since 1997.

AVMA gets mixed reaction to ear-crop policy

Opposes cosmetic procedures, urges AKC clubs to change standards
Jan 1, 2009

National Report — The AVMA Executive Board's recent decision asking breed clubs to eliminate ear cropping and tail docking from breed standards earned praise from animal-rights groups and sharp criticism from the American Kennel Club.

Kansas lands a plum

Federal laboratory to relocate, infuse an estimated $3.5 billion into state economy
Jan 1, 2009

Manhattan, Kan. — The $563 million National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility is moving to Kansas, and it could pump some $3.5 billion into the state.

Putting on a happy face

DVMs above average in job satisfaction, happiness, survey says
Dec 1, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill.— Veterinarians are the most content with their jobs, according to a 2007 member needs assessment survey conducted by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

Fever ticks make a comeback in Texas

Dec 1, 2008

Austin, Texas — Fever ticks are making a resurgence in Texas. In fact officials fear the outbreak of the parasite could kill livestock and wildlife. The fever tick can survive winters as far north as Washington D.C.

Clinic destroyed by fire: DVM to rebuild

Dec 1, 2008

Puyallup, Wash. — The Farris Veterinary Clinic is back in operation following a break-in and suspicious fire that shuttered the facility in one night.


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