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Articles by Christina Macejko

Follow the leader

As AVMA president-elect Cook prepares to take office, he talks about the agenda, pace and the top issues confronting veterinary medicine
Jul 1, 2008

He will be away from home 330 days out of the year traveling to just about every state by the time it is done.

Mexico tourists seek out veterinary pentobarbital

Jul 1, 2008

Mexico — Armed with a book called "The Peaceful Pill," foreign tourists are heading to Mexico to purchase pentobarbital from veterinary-supply stores and backstreet pet shops near the U.S. border.

More humane executions? Some look to veterinary model

Jul 1, 2008

Berkeley, Calif. — While debate continues over whether lethal injection in people is cruel and unusual punishment, some are looking to the veterinary community and its method of euthanasia — typically a large dose of pentobarbital.

AVMA responds to DVM's unflattering comments on profession

Jul 1, 2008

Schaumburg, Ill. — While Minnesota veterinarian James L. Busby is certainly entitled to his opinion, that doesn't mean the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has to like it.

Farm Bill small victory

While the Farm Bill included legislation important to the profession, the AVMA will keep pushing for expansion of the veterinary work force measure
Jul 1, 2008

Washington — The $288 billion Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 passed both the House and the Senate, even surviving a Presidential veto.


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