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U.S. House veterinary caucus members take opposing stances over government shutdown

October 2, 2013

Kurt Schrader forfeits pay in light of Congress' failure to pass a budget; Ted Yoho stands with conservatives to defund 'Obamacare.'

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USDA-APHIS revises Animal Welfare Act to include Internet pet sales

September 16, 2013

Online 'puppy mills' now subject to department oversight.

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Continued delays for veterinarians in GHLIT health insurance exchange enrollment

September 1, 2013

Veterinary members will have to wait until Oct. 1 for 2014 policies.

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Groups call on PETA to reduce high euthanasia rate

August 22, 2013

PETA contends it's offering humane option for animals turned away by no-kill shelters.

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Aspiring veterinarians face funding shortfall in Arkansas

July 23, 2013

In a state with no veterinary school, depletion of grant funds leaves nothing to offset out-of-state tuition costs.

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Veterinarian sues Louisiana shelter for wrongful termination

July 1, 2013

Cangelosi contends she was fired after blowing the whistle on illegal activities.

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Animal drug legislation reauthorized for another four years

June 17, 2013

User fee programs will continue to fund FDA to maintain efficient drug review process.

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Veterinary sales tax expansion tabled in Ohio--for now

June 13, 2013

Ohio VMA has vocally opposed proposed tax, saying it would hurt economy further.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Additional funding OK'd for Kansas biolab

May 16, 2013

Price tag now tops $1.2 billion.

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