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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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5 veterinary schools slated for site visits by AVMA's accrediting body

June 27, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. ? The American Veterinary Medical Association?s (AVMA) accrediting body is scheduled to visit another five veterinary schools this year.

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AVMA's 20/20 Vision Committee advocates radical change

June 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association does not have the structure to adequately lead the veterinary profession into the future, according to a new report from the association's own 20/20 Vision Committee.

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AVMA committee to work with FDA on antimicrobial guidelines

June 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association created a new five-member Steering Committee for FDA Policy on Veterinary Oversight of Antimicrobials to provide veterinary input on the use of antimicrobials in food animals.

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Rinderpest officially wiped off the face of the earth, veterinary officials report

May 28, 2011

Paris -- Veterinarians with the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) report that the cattle disease rinderpest has been completely eradicated from live animal populations.

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AVMA to scrap online CE courses to veterinarians by year's end

May 26, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. -- After three years, AVMA Ed is ending its online continuing education, reports the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

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Feds propose grant program to address veterinary shortages

May 25, 2011

Washington -- A new federal bill to motivate veterinarians to work in shortage areas like rural large- and mixed-animal medicine or public health was introduced May 24 in the U.S. Senate.

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Report: Rural vet shortage exaggerated

May 24, 2011

AABP says there is no shortage of veterinarians in most areas of rural food-supply.

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Strategies to beat an equine herpes virus outbreak

May 18, 2011

Veterinary associations, ACVIM and AAEP, have compiled resources to help veterinarians respond to an equine herpes virus outbreak.

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