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Mass. voters OK Greyhound racing ban

December 1, 2008

Boston — Veterinarians' opinions in Massachusetts are mixed on the subject of dog racing, but voters have spoken and two Greyhound racetracks will shut down by 2010.

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Schrader wins seat in Congress

December 1, 2008

Having newly elected U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader in Congress means veterinarians have a representative in government who understands issues specific to the veterinary community, officials say.

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DVMs to help set guidelines for Pa. dog law

December 1, 2008

Harrisburg, Pa. — A newly formed nine-member Canine Health Board has just 45 days to establish guidelines.

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California mulls 10 percent tax on vet bills

November 11, 2008

California is looking for ways to make ends meet, including a proposed new veterinary service tax.

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Pick a pooch for Obama

November 6, 2008

Offers are pouring in to help the Obamas decide what breed to select as First Dog.

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Oregon DVM wins race for U.S. House

November 5, 2008

Veterinarian Kurt Schrader won his race for U.S. Representative from Oregon's 5th Congressional District Nov. 4.

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Ore. DVM battles for House seat

November 3, 2008

Veterinarian and Oregon Sen. Kurt Schrader (D-Canby) vies for a U.S. House of Representatives seat.

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Election 2008: AVMA weighs in

October 29, 2008

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) urges candidate leadership on several issues.

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AVMA accepting Congressional Science Fellows applications

October 21, 2008

Washington -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is accepting applications for its Congressional Science Fellows.

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