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AVMA 2010: Delegates asked to consider smaller, annual dues increases for veterinarians

After $50 jump for 2011, new proposal would allow for $10 hikes in 2013, 2014 and 2015
Jul 29, 2010

After $50 jump for 2011, new proposal would allow for $10 hikes in 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Feds join fight to end rural veterinary shortage

Jul 22, 2010

New Senate bill would make USDA loan repayment program tax-exempt.

New revisions approved for COE accreditation process

Jul 1, 2010

A new measure requires veterinary schools to review and assess educational outcomes as it relates to clinical experiences.

Veterinarian released, then brought back to prison just days apart

Computer error led to mistaken early release
Jul 1, 2010

Computer error led to mistaken early release of South Carolina veterinarian

Banfield releases new data on parasite trends

Research reveals peak months, regions for infections
Jul 1, 2010

Portland, Ore. — New surveillance data compiled by experts at Banfield, The Pet Hospital reveal prevalence trends for internal and external parasite infections and hammer home the need for veterinarians to remain vigilant about promoting preventive care to clients.

AAHA guidelines address canine and feline diabetes, diagnostic terms

Jul 1, 2010

Lakewood, Colo. — Two new guides, one listing standardized diagnostic terms for veterinary medicine and another on canine and feline diabetes management, now are available from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

New database reveals trends in racing fatalities

New York — An average of two fatal injuries occur each day on Thoroughbred racetracks, according to preliminary data released from The Jockey Club's new Equine Injury Database.
Jul 1, 2010

About two fatal injuries occur daily on U.S. racetracks.

Veterinary schools turn to tuition hikes to close budget gaps

After years of state cuts, many universities left with fewer funding choices
Jul 1, 2010

After years of state cuts, many universities left with fewer funding choices

AVMA 2011 budget includes $1.7 million excess

Dues increase generates surplus to replenish AVMA's fiscal reserve
Jul 1, 2010

A dues increase for veterinarians generates a surplus to replenish AVMA's fiscal reserve.

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