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Anatomy of a licensing board investigation (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

One of the key tenets of a self-governed profession is the requirement of the members of the profession to regulate and, when warranted, sanction its own members who might engage in conduct which is unprofessional and adverse to the public interest.

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Schwarzenegger vetoes two animal welfare bills

October 12, 2009

Sacramento, Calif. -- Bipartisan support in the California Legislature was not enough to save two animal-welfare laws from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's veto.

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Big Easy considers mandatory spay/neuter bill

October 1, 2009

New Orleans -- Another municipal mandatory spay/neuter and breeding-restriction ordinance is under consideration, this time in New Orleans.

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Santa Monica eyes declaw ban ahead of new state rule

September 23, 2009

Santa Monica has joined San Francisco in trying to limit declawing before a new state law takes effect Jan. 1.

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The new welfare war

September 1, 2009

Americans today are wrestling with the value of their pets and the laws protecting animals more than ever before. And experts say veterinarians are, and should be, at the center of the debate.

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Understand the anatomy of state board investigations

August 30, 2009

Dissecting a state-board investigation can go a long way to easing fear and stress.

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Dismissed suit against Petland to be amended, re-filed, lawyer says

August 12, 2009

Phoenix -- The attorney for at least six pet owners who filed a class-action suit against Ohio-based Petland Inc. and the Hunte Corp., accusing them of selling unhealthy puppies from puppy mills to unsuspecting consumers, says he will amend and re-file the suit after the original was dismissed by a federal judge in Phoenix.

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No economic recovery for pet loss

August 5, 2009

A Calif. high court has upheld a decision several states have already made.

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Breaching a non-compete clause has consequences

August 1, 2009

Much more is at stake than enforceability; your career is at risk.

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