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Comment period extended for NAVMEC report on education

Mar 1, 2011

The roadmap for veterinary education is a few months farther from becoming reality due to the overwhelming response organizers received during the open comment period.

Ky. Lawmakers want food-animal medicine to be tax exempt

Mar 1, 2011

Frankfort, Ky. — A bill introduced in the Kentucky House of Representatives Jan. 7 could make many food-animal medicines tax exempt.

The gender shift

Study notes a seesaw effect of balancing numbers of women and men in profession
Mar 1, 2011

A new study says the female majority may be keeping men out of veterinary schools.

Iowa State to purchase specialty practice

Mar 1, 2011

Des Moines, Iowa — Iowa State University is buying a veterinary emergency hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, for nearly $4.6 million.

Canine brucellosis confirmed in six Michigan counties

Mar 1, 2011

Okemos, Mich. — A Brucella canis outbreak in Michigan should not be pinned on venereal transmission, cautions the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA).

Texas veterinary board blocked from stopping equine teeth floaters

Mar 1, 2011

A court ruling temporarily disabled the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners from taking action against non-DVM teeth floaters.

Leaked e-mail goes viral

Message asks students to decide fate of pregnant student
Mar 1, 2011

Message asks students to decide fate of pregnant student.

AVMA delegates approve dues increase, shut down plan for online voting records

Mar 1, 2011

Chicago — Dues will be going up gradually over the next five years fo American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) members.

Connecticut DVMs may be required to screen patients before prescribing meds

Mar 1, 2011

Hartford, Conn. — State lawmakers are eyeing legislation that would require veterinarians to screen patients for potential drug therapy problems before prescribing medications.

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