National Report — Three veterinary practitioners are still coming to terms with loss from fires in February—one who lost a family business and nine animals, another who lost her home, and a third who lost his business and many personal possessions in a suspected arson.
North Grafton, Mass. — A bad economy that drove wildlife rehabilitators to scale back their intake and brutal ewather events helped push the annual caseload at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic up by 12 percent in 2011.
National Report — Years of dry weather followed by the worst drought in Texas' history is forcing ranchers to make some tough decisions and leaving food-animal and equine veterinarians wondering what the next few years will hold.
New York City — A veterinarian suspended by The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) after clarifying her own comments about the death of a carriage horse still has not been in contact with her employer.