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Veterinarians brace for hurricane response as Irene collides with East Coast

August 26, 2011

National Report ? The American Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) says it is working with a coalition of groups to mobilize veterinarians and other emergency resources to respond to Hurricane Irene's impending threat to New York City and other areas.

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AVMA orders its own study on workforce needs

August 3, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. -- While the profession awaits a national study on the needs of the veterinary workforce that has been years in the making, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has decided to undertake a study of its own.

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AVMA moves closer to finalizing Model Veterinary Practice Act revisions

August 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is finalizing its latest revision of the Model Veterinary Practice Act.

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AVMA endorses military working dog monument

August 1, 2011

Washington — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) threw its support to the construction of a new national monument that will recognize the contributions made by military working dogs to our nation's security.

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Veterinary groups form broad coalition to jumpstart visits to veterinarians

July 18, 2011

The number of veterinary visits is falling, and a new partnership of veterinary associations and animal-health companies aims to reverse the trend.

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Veterinarians need to reinforce profession's value in an ailing economy, says AVMA pres. elect

July 17, 2011

St. Louis -- Veterinarians are facing a defining time, says Dr. Rene Carlson, the incoming president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

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AVMA: Debate erupts over accreditation of foreign veterinary schools

July 16, 2011

St. Louis -- AVMA delegates are calling for a new task force to evaluate the role of the association's Council on Education (COE) in accrediting foreign veterinary schools.

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National Commission of Veterinary Economic Issues to dissolve as independent organization; folds into AVMA

July 14, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) announced July 13 that, pending final approvals, the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) will cease to exist as an independent organization and become part of AVMA.

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AVMA takes up euthanasia concerns with new symposium, panel

July 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) will spend $60,000 on an animal welfare symposium after noting discrepancies in euthanasia recommendationsamong various agencies and organizations.

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