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Agriculture Secretary Vilsack orders federal response to PEDv

April 21, 2014

Federal assistance comes after political pressure and continued spread of deadly virus despite massive veterinary response.

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KS Board of Veterinary Examiners merged into state's department of ag

April 18, 2014

State legislators believe move will create greater efficiency within the animal health industry.

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South Dakota passes law to make animal cruelty a felony

April 17, 2014

S.D. was the last of the 50 states to adopt such legislation.

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Veterinary Mobility Act seems to have clear path to President's desk

April 7, 2014

H.R. 1528 passed out of committee and is anticipated to go before the U.S. House as soon as this week.

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Bill backed by walking horse group introduced to counter anti-soring legislation

March 28, 2014

AVMA cites bipartisan support for PAST Act, says new bill just a diversion.

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Senators want disaster assistance for losses as veterinarians try to quell PEDv

March 27, 2014

Yet to be seen if a vaccine will be the answer against disease that's killed millions of pigs.

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Blog: So where do things stand with dog populations in the U.S.?

March 26, 2014

Crackdowns on breeding, success with shelter neutering--while good things--could leave future veterinary clients without a source for pet dogs.

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Farm girl, farm bill: Veterinary student works on landmark legislation

March 17, 2014

Michigan State large animal student Chelsea Render temporarily trades halls of academia for halls of Congress.

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Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act takes another step

March 13, 2014

House bill advances to committee shortly after Senate version passes.

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