Washington- When pet owners lose a beloved animal, along with the traditional private burial or cremation, another option is emerging - colleges and universities that use animal cadavers for training future veterinarians.
As fall classes begin this month for thousands of U.S. veterinary medical students, eight entering freshmen will start their semesters mixing Mexican cuisine with a week's worth of leadership training on the international veterinary circuit.
Fort Collins, Colo.-The first-ever foals produced from eggs harvested from a mare, frozen and then thawed, were born in mid-July at Colorado State University's Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory.
Veracruz, Mexico-This fall, eight U.S. freshmen entering veterinary medicine programs will start their semesters mixing Mexican culture with leadership training on the international veterinary circuit.
Fort Collins, Colo.-Officials at Colorado State University (CSU) just mailed a survey to 14,000 private practitioners in small animal, equine and food animal practice to develop a better understanding of antibiotic uses by veterinarians.