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Chicago DVM accused of covering up dog fights

January 1, 2011

Chicago — A Park Forest veterinarian who allegedly covered up dog fights and issued fraudulent rabies certifications, among other things, has been arrested.

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Urban farming

January 1, 2011

National Report — Most urban- and suburban-based DVMs expect to see plenty of dogs and cats, but the increasing number of cities allowing backyard chickens could mean more birds will be flocking to local veterinarians' offices.

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Dog bites on the rise, study suggests

January 1, 2011

Washington — The number of people admitted to the hospital because of dog bites increased by 86 percent between 1993 and 2008.

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2010's most unusual surgical cases

January 1, 2011

Brea, Calif. — There were nearly 2,00 foreign body ingestion claims received over the past year, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI).

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Flood-torn clinic reopens

December 1, 2010

Belle Meade, Tenn. — The water receded, and life at the Animal Hospital of West Nashville is back to normal — relatively speaking, anyway.

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Breed wars

November 15, 2010

Consumer demand for purebred and cross-bred puppies coupled with strict new domestic breeding laws is believed to be driving importation numbers higher and higher.

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Hard times in the heartland

September 16, 2010

Rural areas are clamoring for veterinarians, prompting universities and governments to find new ways to attract new blood to large-animal medicine. But what about rural practice is causing the shortage?

Complete coverage of the Deep Water Horizon/BP oil spill

August 1, 2010

The millions of gallons of oil spilled from the Deep Water Horizon site in the past few months have wreaked havoc on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem. Here you'll find dvm360?s complete news coverage of this ongoing crisis.

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Number of animal victims grows as Gulf cleanup continues

August 1, 2010

Gulf of Mexico — The number of birds, sea turtles and mammals injured or killed as a result of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico continues to swell, according to a new estimate released by the Unified Area Command in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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