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House of Delegates sets winter session agenda

December 28, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) House of Delegates (HOD) will vote on two bylaw amendments and three resolutions at its winter session Jan. 6-8.

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Veterinarian, AVMA president René Carlson green lights Santa's reindeers

December 5, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. -- American Veterinary Medical Association president Dr. René Carlson recently okayed Santa's reindeers for duty on a recent YouTube video.

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The return of horse slaughter?

November 30, 2011

The door may have re-opened to horse slaughter, following a five-year federal ban.

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U.S. Equestrian Federation modifies veterinary rules on NSAID use in competition horses

November 14, 2011

Lexington, Ky. -- The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) amended its therapeutic drug rule to restrict use to a single non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

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COE calls on veterinary schools to better evaluate skills of students after graduation

November 9, 2011

AVMA's Council on Education (COE) is proposing that veterinary schools adopt a system to better evaluate the skills of veterinary students.

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AVMA warns veterinarians about credit card services scam

November 7, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association is warning veterinarians about a possible scam involving a credit card processing company.

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NAS says workforce study is coming, AVMA puts its report on back burner

November 4, 2011

Washington -- The National Academy of Sciences says its long-awaited study on veterinary workforce trends is still slated for a fall 2011 release, but no official date has been set.

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AVMF earns four-star rating from charity watchdog

November 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Foundation has been awarded a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation's largest independent evaluator of charities.

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New USDA rule closes loophole on transporting horses in double-deck trailers; veterinary groups support action

October 18, 2011

National Report — A new rule further curtailing the use of double-deck trailers to transport horses bound for slaughter is being applauded by veterinary groups.

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