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Cornell secures grant for $22 million veterinary classroom expansion

Apr 1, 2012

Ithaca, N.Y. — Cornell University will begin a new $22 million renovation project this spring.

Okla. reviews rules on animal massage, acupressure

Apr 1, 2012

Oklahoma City, Okla. — Oklahoma lawmakers are trying to redefine the certification process for animal massage and acupressure.

Missouri lawmakers want new stipulations for controlled substance dispensing

Apr 1, 2012

Jefferson City, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers crafted new legislation that would create a new monitoring system for prescribing and dispensing all schedule II, III, IV and V controlled substances.

Texas A&M regents approve $120 million for veterinary hospital expansion, classrooms

Apr 1, 2012

College Station, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will spend $120 million to expand its small-animal hospital and construct a new building to house classrooms and a teaching laboratory.

Hawaii lawmakers want minimum CE requirement for DVMs

Apr 1, 2012

Honolulu — Hawaii veterinarians are facing new continuing education requirements if Senate Bill 2522 passes.

Ohio DVMs report decline in profits, remain optimistic

Apr 1, 2012

Columbus, Ohio — More than half of Ohio veterinarians who participated in a recent economic survey say their profits have decreased since 2009, but they are still optimistic about the future.

UGA researcher closes in on Chagas vaccine for companion animals

Apr 1, 2012

Athens, Ga. — A researcher in the University of Georgia's Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases says he is closing in on a vaccine for pets that could slow the spread of Chagas disease in people and animals.

GHLIT urges veterinarians to speak out to preserve future of program

Apr 1, 2012

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association Group Health and Life Insurance Trust is worried about its fate as the January 2014 effective date for President Barack Obama's Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act approaches.

Treeing Walker Coonhound climbs into AKC's breed list

Apr 1, 2012

Raleigh, N.C. — The American Kennel Club added the Treeing Walker Coonhound to its list of 174 recognized breeds.

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