Articles by Rachael Whitcomb - dvm360
Articles by Rachael Whitcomb

USDA chief says a return to horse slaughter doubtful

Feb 1, 2012

Washington — When it comes to reopening horse slaughter operations in the United States, government officials say they doubt horse slaughter for meat will resume any time soon.

Caseload at Tufts' Wildlife Clinic jumps 12 percent

Feb 1, 2012

North Grafton, Mass. — A bad economy that drove wildlife rehabilitators to scale back their intake and brutal ewather events helped push the annual caseload at the Tufts Wildlife Clinic up by 12 percent in 2011.

BLM admits fault in wild-horse gather program

Feb 1, 2012

The Bureau of Land Management has set our corrective actions following an internal review.

Paying it forward with wildlife cases

Feb 1, 2012

National Report—Most veterinrians have treated injured wildlife brought into their clinics.

A call to protest

Feb 1, 2012

Veterinarians converge on Mississippi shelter to address competitive pressures.

Lawsuits threatened after catastrophic CSU fire; veterinary equine lab offers service credit with waiver

Jan 12, 2012

Fort Collins, Colo. -- At least one client of Colorado State University's (CSU) Equine Reproduction Laboratory (ERL) is looking at legal options following the catastrophic fire that destroyed the facility and all of his genetic material stored there.

Judge dismisses harassment claims against former LSU researcher

Jan 1, 2012

Baton Rouge, La. — Weeks before a Baton Rouge court ultimately threw out a request for a protective order by a Louisiana State University (LSU) graduate student against Marc, Boudreaux, assistant director at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine's Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine Lab, the university confirmed that it had terminated the veterinary researcher.

MU researchers identify biomarker to speed up diagnosis of infections

Jan 1, 2012

Reserachers at the University of Missouri believe they have found a way to speed up the diagnosis of infections in dogs and cats.

Jobs outlook for 2012

Jan 1, 2012

As competition heats up on the costs, Midwestern veterinary graduates may be the target of recruiting efforts.

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