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Veterinarian, pediatrician team up to correct TOF in a canine

Nov 1, 2004

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS—Veterinarians at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine teamed up with a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon in what is believed to be the first collaboration of its kind to repair a heart defect in Liz, a 10-month-old Labrador.

Purdue veterinary school performs groundbreaking kidney surgery

Oct 1, 2004

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND.—Purdue University veterinarians set precedent for diagnosis and treatment of a kidney tumor in a 23-year-old horse. Jan Hawkins, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, associate professor of large animal surgery, Purdue University, removed the horse's kidney through its flank using no general anesthesia. The right kidney was removed using a hand-assisted laparoscopic technique.

Rising to the occasion/Veterinarians were among the first to aid Hurricane Charley victims

Oct 1, 2004

PUNTA GORDA, FLA.—Seeing mobile homes twisted around trees and cars tipped over like children's toys in the aftermath of hurricane Charley was enough incentive for Dr. Dena Baker of Naples to evacuate before the season's third major storm ravaged the state.

Veterinary medicine: In the beginning

Twelve-hour days, treatment success highlight the 26-year-old perspective
Oct 1, 2004

Poremski says she was encouraged to succeed by professors, veterinarians.

USDA grant propels PRRS research

University of Minnesota receives record $4.4 million to study porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome; institution coordinates funds for worldwide research
Oct 1, 2004

The role of insects in the virus’ spread among farms is being examined.

Attitudes and perspectives of the female forefront

Oct 1, 2004

At some point, female owners must develop a balance between the business and their families.

Florida wades through Charley's wake

Sep 1, 2004

ORLANDO— At least 60 veterinary practices in three counties have been severely damaged or are out of service as Category 4 Hurricane Charley pounded the Florida coast.

Job market: hot or not?

Many factors play into job availability, especially location and practice niche
Sep 1, 2004

Veterinary positions are projected to increase for all veterinary occupations through 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Veterinarians held approximately 58,000 jobs in 2002, providing a good base for new graduates to select from regionally and financially.

AVMA, FBR unite to tell benefits of research on lab animals to veterinary medicine

Sep 1, 2004

PHILADELPHIA—The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) unveiled a collaborative union to promote the merits of laboratory animal research.

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