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N.Y. shelters given OK to transfer unclaimed pets

Sep 1, 2011

Albany, N. Y. — Shelters with animals whose redemption periods have expired now have new options.

Connecticut to cross-check animal abuse cases

Sep 1, 2011

Hartford, Conn. — Animal cruelty and child abuse have now been linked in new ways.

AVMA maps out association's goals through 2015

Sep 1, 2011

Schaumburg, Ill. — On the heels of an internal report advocating radical change to the way the organization serves the public and the profession it represents, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) released a new plan to govern its growth over the next several years.

A quiet call to protest

Sep 1, 2011

NJVMA leaves seat unfilled to question relevance of AVMA's House of Delegates.

UW veterinary researchers look to 're-engineer' surface wounds

Sep 1, 2011

Madison, Wis. — Veterinary researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison awarded a $4 million Recovery Act Grant to study surface and chronic wounds, which cost the U.S. healthcare system $15 billion each year.

Missouri study pairs military veterans with shelter dogs to benefit both

Sep 1, 2011

Columbia, Mo. — It's believed that 50 percent of the 2 million U.S. military personnel who have served in Iraw and Afghanistan experience combat-related psychological problems ranging form substance abuse to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Applications to Morris Animal Foundation grant program doubled in 2011

Sep 1, 2011

Denver — Applications to Morris Animal Foundation's Veterinary Student Scholars Program doubled this year, and a total of 81 students received awards.

CDC issues warning following new Salmonella outbreak in pet water frogs

Sep 1, 2011

Atlanta, Ga. — Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning consumers and veterinarians to be cautious about buying African dwarf frogs from a California breeding facility.

CATalyst Council releases survey findings, plans to roll out new program

Sep 1, 2011

Timonium, Md. — CATalyst Council says an initiative rolled out in early 2011 is starting to make inroads on reversing the decline in feline visits to veterinarians.

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