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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Although floodwaters receded along the banks of the Mississippi, the aftermath will continue to be felt for months and even years.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Paradise, Calif. — Thick smoke forced him from his home, but it hasn't kept Dr. Mike Seely from visiting a local evacuation shelter where he checks on hundreds of pets and livestock displaced by the wildfires that burn throughout California.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
Dairy production systems in the US have changed considerably over the last several decades due to forces that promote economic efficiency of production and to scientific and technological advances that afford opportunities for change.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 25, 2008
New Orleans - Delegates from across the country considered 16 resolutions - some contentious, such as the one to support changes in veal husbandry - at the AVMA House of Delegates (HoD) meeting in late July.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 16, 2008
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Kenilworth, N.J. - Schering-Plough HomeAgain LLC released its advanced ISO (134 kHz) microchip to all its customers in the United States. The introduction addresses recommendations from many major veterinary and animal welfare organizations.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
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Tampa, Fla. — Roger Clarke, BVSc, was recognized for advancing animal welfare through extraordinary service and furthering humane principles, education and understanding.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 14, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Shaumburg, Ill. - To help veterinarians and the public better understand animal-welfare issues, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) launched its first Web section devoted to animal-welfare information.
May 08, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Portland, Ore. - 5/8/08 - Sharon Harmon, executive director of the Oregon Humane Society, is expected to receive the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Humane Award.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 07, 2008
Maddie's Fund thinks veterinarians are the best way to stop overpopulation.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 07, 2008
Reap the benefits of a well-managed relationship with an animal-welfare group.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: May 01, 2008
Everyone can start to break the impasse between private practitioners and shelters by listening.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2008
Springfield, Ill. — A proposed ban on the use of gas for animal euthanasia, considered inhumane treatment, has come under fire from state veterinary leaders who argue the procedure has merit and should not be outlawed completely.
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CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS: Apr 01, 2008
A number of contemporary developments leads one to conclude that the role of the veterinarian in society is in a state of flux.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2008
This high-profile forensic veterinarian investigates animal cruelty cases, which no one wants to see. But she says she finds the work satisfying because "I am giving the animal a voice."
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Denver — Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) leaders plan to gather soon to consider enacting broad-based ani mal-welfare principles. The draft prin ciples, developed by a task force earlier this year, are not species-specific, officials say. n