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Pennsylvania DVM could face death penalty

Charged with murder in shooting of church leader at fund-raiser
Jul 1, 2008

Wilmington, Del. — A veterinarian, beaten and bruised by churchgoers who subdued him after police say he fired three rounds of ammunition into a crowd of more than 80 at a church fund-raiser May 25, could face the death penalty for allegedly shooting and killing a Delaware church leader.

Colorado State graduates largest DVM class of 2008

28 colleges award 2,481 degrees, including mother and daughter at UC-Davis
Jul 1, 2008

National Report — Nearly 2,500 newly named veterinarians marched into the work force last month.

Colleges in crisis

Economy, changing profession hurt teaching
Jul 1, 2008

National Report — The downturn in the economy is blamed for deficits, spending cuts and administrative reorganization at some of the nation's leading veterinary colleges.

OSU veterinary school dean steps down

Says decision unrelated to hospital's financial problems
Jul 1, 2008

Columbus, Ohio — Three years after taking the helm of the nation's largest land-grant veterinary college, the dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is stepping down.

WSU marrow-transplant program offers improved option against canine lymphoma

Previously performed only by specialists and researchers, the procedure is moving into the academic realm and eventually beyond
Jul 1, 2008

Pullman, Wash. — In an effort to make canine bone-marrow transplants more commonplace for dogs, Washington State University's (WSU) College of Veterinary Medicine is preparing to open its own transplant center at its veterinary teaching hospital.

Downed economy?

Veterinarians fretting about slowing business
Jun 1, 2008

Veterinarians worry about the economic future according to a DVM Newsmagazine poll. Is it worth it? One expert believes so.


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