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AVMF offers many forms of disaster assistance

May 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — Whether a veterinarian has helped animals impacted by disaster or lost it all in a catastrophe, the American Veterinary Medical Foundation has several resources at the DVM's disposal.

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The state of pet health

April 21, 2011

Banfield study shows spike in diabetes, dental disease and otitis externa.

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Tracking Katrina

April 1, 2011

National Report — Little was or could be done to control infectious diseases endemic to the Gulf Coast when Hurricane Katrina made landfall in August 2005. In the weeks that followed, well-intentioned individuals came to the aid of an estimated 600,000 animals, scattering them across the country with little to no documentation or veterinary care.

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In the line of fire

April 1, 2011

National Report — The phone rang at 4 a.m. It was unnerving, recalls Dr. Rich Farris. The fire department official on the other end of the line made it even worse.

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Veterinarians share knowledge, supplies with Haiti

April 1, 2011

Port-au-Prince, Haiti — Service trips to India and Mongolia helped Dr. Lee Ann Berglund-Fosdick find her calling in life—traveling and helping others. After six or seven trips to Haiti, Berglund-Fosdick has never been happier.

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A decade later, 9/11 search dogs still admired, studied for lasting effects

April 1, 2011

National Report — They combed through more tha a million tons of hazardous debris with nothing more than a nose to the ground in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, while their human counterparts were outfitted in protective gear.

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Remembering 9/11

April 1, 2011

Veterinarian recalls experiences as an early first-responder to terrorist attack.

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When disaster strikes

March 2, 2011

A comprehensive special report on the role of DVMs in disasters

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For the cause

February 1, 2011

North Bend, Ore. — An Oregon veterinarian and her husband shaved their heads to draw attention to the plight of shelter animals in their community.

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