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Articles by Daniel R. Verdon

In public trust

Mar 1, 2006

WASHINGTON - Public health needs more veterinarians. Standing as bulwark to the threat of infectious diseases and bioterrorism, the shortage of veterinarians in this role has become ?critical?, adds Sen. Wayne Allard, R-Colo.

Heartworm infection continues its climb, survey reports

Feb 1, 2006

Orlando — A recently released survey documents that 250,000 dogs and cats tested positive for heartworm infection in 2004.

Rollin Uncensored

He's prolific, opinionated, sometimes brash and a consummate consensus builder.
Feb 1, 2006

Euthanasia and adequate control of pain top the list of ethical dilemmas for this decade.

Words to live by

Jan 1, 2006

St. Paul, Minn. — "What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others lives on."

New UGA dean eyes program, hospital expansion and strategies to retain specialists

Dec 1, 2005

Athens, Ga.— The critical issues facing veterinary education are endemic but not insurmountable, says Dr. Sheila Allen, who, was named to the permanent dean position of the University of Georgia's (UGA) College of Veterinary Medicine in early November.

AVMA targets high-volume breeders before U.S. Senate

Dec 1, 2005

Washington — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) turned up the political chatter against high-volume breeders in testimony before the U.S. Senate.

Heeding the call to care

Heeding the call to care
Nov 1, 2005

When Senior Editor Jennifer Fiala and I boarded the flight for Baton Rouge, La., following the most destructive hurricanes on record, I had no idea what to expect.

Coping with Catastrophe: LSU dean says planning would have helped initial recovery from the most costly hurricanes

Nov 1, 2005

Baton Rouge, La. — When the last of an estimated 2,000 displaced pets are finally reunited with owners or adopted from Louisiana State University (LSU), Dr. Michael Groves will be signing off on this tab.

Makeshift supply chain

Hospital serves as temporary staging area to get needed supplies into flood-ravaged areas
Oct 1, 2005

Alexandria, La. — Sandy Grantham, office manager of Alexandria Animal Clinic, couldn't have predicted her role in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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