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Booming growth of small-animal practice in China

March 1, 2014

Increased collaboration with the United States has led China to pursue more oversight for veterinary education at home. See what your colleagues across the Pacific face in the ever-expanding world of veterinary medicine.

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Major areas of subjects covered in veterinary licensure examination in China

March 1, 2014

This table breaks down the veterinary subjects covered in the veterinary licensure examination in China.

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Myofascial pain syndrome in dogs

November 1, 2012

How painful trigger points develop and how you can use rehabilitative techniques to relieve them.

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Okla. reviews rules on animal massage, acupressure

April 1, 2012

Oklahoma City, Okla. — Oklahoma lawmakers are trying to redefine the certification process for animal massage and acupressure.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture investigates citrus peels as antimicrobial substitute

January 1, 2012

Washington — More than a decade of research by the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) indicates that citrus peels, specifically a compound called d-limonen, may be a viable substitute for antimicrobials in livestock.

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California DVM wants clinical trial on medical use of marijuana in pets

January 1, 2012

Chatsworth, Calif. — A California relief veterinarian is polling pet owners about the use of medical marijuana in animals with the goal of using the survey's results to leverage a clinical study about the drug's efficacy in relieving pet pain.

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AMC stem cell study to investigate intra-arterial injection for kidney disease

November 1, 2011

New York, N.Y. — A novel new study at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) is investigating the impact of intra-arterial injection of stem cells on chronic kidney disease in cats and protein-losing nephropathy in dogs.

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Veterinary homeopathy group sues over continuing education credit denial

October 1, 2011

Leucadia, Calif. — The Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH) has asked a Virginia circuit court to award it more than $70,000 in damages after its continuing education (CE) courses were denied approval by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards' (AAVSB) Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) Committee.

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Pa. DVM pioneers stem cell treatment on neglect case

October 1, 2011

When police found him, Bernie had severe, third-degree burns on all four feet, and on his back and belly.

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