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Banfield sees bump in obese and overweight pets

Well-pet visits to the veterinarian are crucial in preventing disease, according to the second annual report from Banfield.
Jun 1, 2012

Well-pet veterinary visits to point out such problems are crucial in preventing disease, according to the second annual report from Banfield.

Election 2010: AVMA, Missouri VMA on losing side of Missouri's 'puppy mill' ballot proposal

Both associations argue that better enforcement is the answer.
Nov 2, 2010

Both associations argue that better enforcement is the answer.

AAVMC head speaks out on current college budget crises

Veterinary schools are desperately seeking new financial resources
Nov 1, 2010

Veterinary schools are desperately seeking new financial resources.

Biosecurity: Where West Nile started

Oct 1, 2010

Dr. Tracey S. McNamara evaluates today's national biosecurity and recounts her tale seeing the first hints of West Nile Virus in New York

California mulls change to veterinary medical board

Senate may dissolve RVT committee, add member to California veterinary board
Sep 1, 2010

Senate may dissolve RVT committee, add member to California veterinary board

Rare fungus spreads

Animal health impact to Pacific Northwest exaggerated, experts say
Jun 1, 2010

National Report — A "highly virulent" strains of the fungus Cryptococcus gattii is spreading in the Pacific Northwest and infectin gboth humans and animals.

Debating the needs of education

Officials meet to imagine new educational models
Jun 1, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. — "Education speed-dating." That's how one participant described the first of three days of discussion about the present and future of veterinary education at a meeting of the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium (NAVMEC).

Second veterinary education reform meeting debates merits of sustainable models

May 11, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. -- "Educational speed-dating." That's how one participant described the first of three days of discussion on the veterinary college of the present and the future at a meeting of the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium (NAVMEC).

'Highly virulent' fungus spreading among humans, animals

May 7, 2010

Portland, Ore. -- A "highly virulent" strain of the fungus Cryptococcus gattii is spreading in the Pacific Northwest and infecting both humans and animals, according to a recent study. But Oregon's public health veterinarian and one of the study's co-authors say media reports have exaggerated the threat of the rare fungal infection.

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