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An emerging occupational threat?

May 1, 2008

United Kingdom — Veterinarians' suicide rate is proportionally four times that of the general population and twice that of other health professionals, studies show.

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Sterilization drug in works for wildlife, possibly companion animals

May 1, 2008

College Station, Texas — Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) are finalizing development of an oral contraceptive to help to control wildlife populations and that might one day be modified for companion animals.

MVMA tries to work out kinks in chiropractic legislation

May 1, 2008

ST. Paul, Minn. — The state veterinary community is contesting a pending bill that would allow human chiropractors to work on pets without veterinary input, saying it would be one of the "loosest" such laws in the country if passed.

Kansas bill calls for study of veterinary 'drug shopping'

Apr 1, 2008

Topeka, Kan. — An unprecedented study about drug shopping and "doc-hopping" in veterinary medicine hinges on the passage of a pending Kansas bill aimed at tighter prescription oversight.

Breaking down body language

Apr 1, 2008

Only 7 percent of what we say is actually heard--our bodies do the most important communicating without saying a word.

Don't mess with Texas

Apr 1, 2008

Dallas — Far from television characterizations as a city filled with cowboy hats, bolero ties and society debutantes, the reality is that the Dallas area is economically strong, with a thriving job market and stable housing.

Liability stripped from Colorado bill; focus shifts to rabies control

Apr 1, 2008

Denver, Co. — A stalled state bill moved ahead after a provision was removed allowing pet owners to seek non-economic damages against veterinarians.

Don't just get a job: Establish a career

Apr 1, 2008

The steps to create a career with meaning, importance and value in life begin well before the job search and continue long after landing a position.

Florida board clarifies rule on microchip procedure

Apr 1, 2008

Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. — The Florida Board of Veterinary Medicine clarified that DVMs must be present during microchipping, despite strong opposition from shelter representatives.

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