dvm360's top 25 news stories

dvm360's top 25 news stories

Which dvm360 magazine articles have the veterinary community abuzz? Check out the dvm360 iPad app for the five highest-ranking stories in terms of sheer numbers and check out 20 more exciting headlines here.
Jul 08, 2013
By dvm360.com staff

No veterinary workforce shortage, study finds
But impending gaps are identified in research, public health, industry; panel calls veterinary profession's current direction 'unsustainable.'

New rodenticide without antidote alarms pet toxicology experts
2008 EPA regulations may have unintended but dangerous consequences.

Ohio woman gets 18 months for posing as veterinarian
Brandi Tomko sentenced on four felonies and four misdemeanors.

The Affordable Care Act: What does it mean for veterinarians?
Dr. Marsha Heinke breaks down what you need to know about this massive piece of legislation--as a veterinarian, as a business owner and as a consumer of healthcare services yourself.

SLIDESHOW: Deadly Okla. tornado leaves heavy damage, prompts emergency veterinary response
Veterinarians and volunteers work together in triage stations and emergency shelters to address injured and displaced animals.

Oregon veterinarians tally retail pharmacists' mistakes
Survey reveals dosage changes, product substitutions that have harmed pets.

Walmart launches premium dog food
Walmart expands its dog food line to include a new premium dry dog food, Pure Balance.

DEA targets mobile veterinarians in California
Practitioners who carry drugs in vehicles told they're violating Controlled Substances Act.

Ex-veterinarian charged with 48 counts of animal cruelty in New Mexico
Clopton ordered to pay $27,000 for care of seized dogs; evidence points to practicing without license.

Employee steals more than $400,000 from veterinary clinic
Former hospital account administrator pleads guilty to three counts of theft.

Suze Orman speaks to Fla. veterinary graduates
When your aunt is a world-renowned financial guru, you still have veterinary school debt—you're just more excited about it.

State of the Profession: A snapshot of veterinary practice, circa 2012
There may be lies, darn lies and statistics, but the study results here show enough positive trends for the profession to be hopeful.

Canine patient emits toxic gas, sending veterinary staff to hospital
Common commercial rodenticide thought to be cause of poisoning.

The Internet Vet: Texas DVM claims license suspension violates free speech
The Institute for Justice has taken up the cause of Dr. Ron Hines, suspended after dispensing veterinaryadvice through his website, claiming it violates his right to free speech.

Fatal Oklahoma tornado claims countless animal lives
Veterinary response engages amidst chaos of destruction.

Imbalanced veterinary workforce highlights opportunities as well as challenges
Veterinary workforce study's maldistribution findings put a spotlight on profession's economic difficulties.

Commentary: New York Times shines a harsh spotlight on profession's woes
Veterinarians abuzz over article on student debt 'trap.'

When there are no words: Dogs travel to help kids heal
Amidst the paralyzing grief following the Newtown, Conn., elementary school shooting, a team of golden retrievers is on site to comfort, be present and listen.

Availability of Novartis Animal Health products remains limited
Manufacturer assures veterinarians, pet owners that production and distribution of popular brands will resume.

AVMA survey reveals bleak situation for new veterinary graduates
Findings indicate that starting salaries, job offers dwindling while average student debt load grows.