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Dress for success

First impressions are critical to client effectiveness; forgo jeans and scrubs, experts say
Mar 1, 2005

Cleveland — Clients judge a book by its cover. There's no way to get around it, especially when it comes to students and new graduates.

Candidates vie for AVMA presidency

Mar 1, 2005

SCHAUMBURG, ILL. —The 2006 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) presidential election promises a race between at least two candidates.

DVMs fail to qualify for overtime provisions

Appellate decision finds practitioners exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Feb 1, 2005

SAN FRANCISCO —Veterinarians cannot qualify for overtime protection under the Fair Labors Standards Act (FLSA), which requires time-and-a-half pay for hours on the job in addition to a 40-hour week.

WVMA fortifies position for prescription writing war

Feb 1, 2005

To view the proposal titled "Writing the Script in Wisconsin," visit

California opinion nixes declaw ban; CVMA claims victory

Feb 1, 2005

Sacramento, Calif. — The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) deemed West Hollywood's declaw ban unconstitutional.

Parvovirus evolving rapidly, study says

Feb 1, 2005

Ithaca, N.Y. — Canine parvovirus has undergone epidemic-like growth since its emergence in the late 1970s, effectively doubling its population size every few years.

DVM awaits sentence in virus smuggling case

Jan 15, 2005

Fakieh paid nearly $900,000 for 8,000 bottles, all mislabeled on USDA shipping forms.

Iraqi war takes economic toll for veterinarian at home

DVM trades successes in rebuilding veterinary infrastructure in Iraq with loss of practice in Tennessee
Jan 15, 2005

Col. Hugh Hodges awakens each morning in Baghdad's Green Zone on a mission to care for the military's working dogs, protect the Army's food supply and aid Iraq's animals.

BSE test negative, but other incidents likely, officials say

Jan 1, 2005

AMES, IOWA— As the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) proclaims a cow suspected of carrying bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) free of the brain-wasting illness, a veterinary leader predicts the scare will not be the last.


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