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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2008
As a California veterinarian, my clients expect the best possible care and advice for their pets and horses. However, my clients also ask me about other animal-welfare issues, and the public expects the state's premier veterinary organization, the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), to weigh in on important policy matters related to the welfare of animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 02, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Saratoga Springs, N.Y. - The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee, formed in May to seek ways to improve the health and safety of racehorses, will announce its latest recommendations Aug. 17 at the club's annual Round Table at Gideon Putnam Resort.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Impotent might be the best word to describe a law that would have required almost every cat and dog older than 4 months to be spayed or neutered before the measure was dramatically altered on the California Senate floor.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
New Orleans — Whether even to discuss a ban on antimicrobials in livestock feed for growth promotion split the House of Delegates nearly in half at the annual American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) conference.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
Sacramento, Calif. — Municipalities won't be able to ban state-sanctioned medical practices if a proposed bill passes in California.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2008
New Orleans — Veterinarians once again squared off on animal-welfare and human-health issues at this year's American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates meeting.
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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
By dvm360.com staff
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
By dvm360.com staff
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.