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Articles by Christina Macejko

Extreme veterinary parasite season predicted

South to be hardest hit, parasitologists predict.
May 1, 2012

South to be hardest hit, parasitologists predict.

CAPC launches parasite prevalence maps for pet owners

Consumer outreach efforts intended to drive clients to visit veterinary clinics.
May 1, 2012

Consumer outreach efforts intended to drive clients to visit veterinary clinics.

Burned: Veterinary practices up in flames

Three practitioners face lost homes and lives in wake of February fires
Apr 1, 2012

National Report — Three veterinary practitioners are still coming to terms with loss from fires in February—one who lost a family business and nine animals, another who lost her home, and a third who lost his business and many personal possessions in a suspected arson.

States brace for new Lyme disease threats from increasing tick populations

Mar 1, 2012

National Report — Populations of Ixodes scapularis, or black-legged ticks—a carrier of Lyme disease—have been historically scarce in states like Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.

The longest mile

Veteirnarian participates in grueling marathon to help raise funds for animals with cancer
Mar 1, 2012

Fort Pierce, Fla. — Colleagues are often taken aback when they learn veterinarian Juli Goldstein is a title-holding beauty queen.

Court case further tests emotional damages claims

Mar 1, 2012

National Report — A lawsuit in Clearwater, Fla., is calling for the court to award $15,000 in damages due to alleged negligence.

Drought forces better management practices

Uncertain times remain as impacted markets push to rebound, veterinarian says
Feb 1, 2012

National Report — Years of dry weather followed by the worst drought in Texas' history is forcing ranchers to make some tough decisions and leaving food-animal and equine veterinarians wondering what the next few years will hold.

Working to improve animal health in Africa one village at a time

Jan 1, 2012

National Report — At Camp Lemonnier in Dijibouti, where U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Jill Lynn, DVM, was stationed for more than six months, temperatures climbed above 100 degrees every day in the summer.

Entering the flood zone

Oct 1, 2011

Minot, N.D. — An extremely snowy winter followed by a very wet spring gave residents in the small town of Minot, N.D., an idea a flood was coming, but the damage left by back-to-back floods this summer was unimaginable.


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