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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2001
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Denver-Despite corporate layoffs, reduced consumer spending and hints of a recession in the national economy, the small animal practice slice of the economy remains bright, according to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 12, 2001
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Bethesda, Md.-Animal Planet will present a world television premiere special episode of its New York-based original series Animal Precinct, Oct. 12.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001
Technological advances and practitioner compliance appear to have lessened the risk of cancer in veterinarians, although potentially carcinogenic exposures are still an unfeigned threat to the profession.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2001
Use of cytotoxic drugs are believed on the rise, officials report, consequently, so are the potential adverse health risks to veterinarians handling these chemicals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Tokyo - A Japanese gadget claiming to interpret emotionally-charged "barks" has a veterinary behaviorist trying to translate its authenticity.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Boston - Pharmacia Animal Health is underscoring its commitment to the companion animal segment of the veterinary market with the HEAL program (Help Educate Animal Lovers).
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Los Angeles - An ABCNews/Beliefnet poll reveals that 43 percent of Americans believe pets are heaven-bound (40 percent do not, 17 percent were unsure.)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Dayton, Ohio - The Iams Company has launched a service that will allow veterinarians to directly place and control home delivery orders.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Alameda, Calif. - The joint efforts of the California Veterinary Medical Association, 1,042 veterinarians in California and a $5.6 million grant from the Maddie's Fund, have resulted in the spaying and neutering of 100,000 feral cats.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Atlanta - Although salmonella has traditionally been associated with chicken, cats and other animals can shed Salmonella in their feces, and then spread the bacterial infection to humans, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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The Association of Avian Veterinarians and the Alliance of Veterinarians for the Environment are spreading the word via posters that cat abandonment should be abandoned and that cats are best kept in-house.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Washington - Nearly half of the total animal health product sales (45 percent) comes from the companion animal sector.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Richmond, Va. - The health benefits of interacting with companion animals will be analyzed at a center launched by the Virginia Commonwealth University.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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West Lafayette, Ind. - With the help of an experimental procedure under way at Purdue University, a dog whose rear legs were paralyzed after being struck by a car has regained the use of the legs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 04, 2001
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Lake Tahoe, Nev. - Laughter is the best medicine - even dogs will tell you that, report researchers at Sierra Nevada College.