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R.I. senator withdraws legislation to mandate roundup of feral cats

Mar 5, 2010

Providence, R.I. -- A state senator withdrew legislation that would have forced animal-control officers to impound feral cats.

AAHA, AAFP announce new feline healthcare guidelines

Groups hope guidelines improve consistency of care
Feb 1, 2010

The American Association of Feline Practitioners and the American Animal Hospital Association have jointly developed and released the Feline Life Stage Guidelines.

Students entering the animal welfare debate

Students vie for seat at animal welfare policy table.
Feb 1, 2010

A Q&A with a veterinary college student featuring her take on the state of animal welfare and her peers' responses and hopes for the future.

2010 predictions

Workforce, economy, welfare rank as top issues this year, leaders predict
Jan 1, 2010

Workforce, economy, welfare rank as top issues this year, leaders predict.

AAEP's president shares his agenda

Nat White's top goals focus on education, new medical research, ethics, equine welfare and the unwanted horse epidemic
Jan 1, 2010

Nat White's top goals focus on education, new medical research, ethics, equine welfare and the unwanted horse epidemic

OSU president cancels anthrax study proposal requiring primate euthanasia

Dec 1, 2009

Stillwater, Okla. -- The president of Oklahoma State University terminated a federally funded research project that would have studied the effects of anthrax on live baboons at the school's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

Fighting equine diseases: Medicine improving, but movement increases risk

Dec 1, 2009

When it comes to contagious equine diseases, there is good news and bad news.

Illegal exotics

Nov 1, 2009

What's a veterinarian to do? Treat the animal or report the client?

Michigan lawmakers pass farm-animal welfare bill

Oct 2, 2009

New housing requirements for swine, veal calves and poultry were adopted in Michigan after a last-minute push by the Humane Society of the United States.

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