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Articles by Rachael Whitcomb

Federal judge orders FDA to start proceedings over subtherapeutic antibiotic uses

May 1, 2012

Animal Health Institute says order diverts resources from current stakeholder activity.

The changing veterinary drug model

May 1, 2012

Increasing pet owner options about where to obtain medications means veterinarians must adjust, experts say.

Tennessee lawmakers pitch new exotic ownership rules

Apr 1, 2012

Nashville — New legislation proposed in Tennessee would crack down on dangerous animal ownership.

UGA researchers develop 'fracture putty' from stem cells to speed up healing

Apr 1, 2012

Athens, Ga. — Veterinary and regenerative bioscience researchers at the University of Georgia (UGA) developed a new putty that they say may significantly shorten healing times and revolutionize fracture treatment.

Massachusetts bill would exclude DVMs from prescription drug monitoring program

Apr 1, 2012

Boston — Veterinarians might be excluded from compliance with the Massachusetts Prescription Monitoring Program is a proposed bill passes.

New Jersey walks away from AVMA HOD meeting

Apr 1, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. — The New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association made a quiet statement at the last AVMA House of Delegates meeting.

W.V. works to clarify rules for RVTs

Apr 1, 2012

Charleston, W.V. — Some West Virginia lawmakers want to change the requirements and scope of practice for registered veterinary technicians.

Vermont considers emotional damages

Apr 1, 2012

Montpelier, Vt. — Vermont is considering a new law that would allow pet owners to recover non-economic damages.

Cause of equine hyperbaric oxygen chamber explosion remains unknown

Apr 1, 2012

Formal certification and new operating procedures may be on the way after lethal explosion.

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