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Missouri lawmakers want animal abuse footage turned over

Apr 1, 2012

Jefferson City, Mo. — If a proposed state law passes, anyone employed by an animal agricultural operation who records suspected animal abuse could be obligated to turn over the unedited recording to law enforcement within 24 hours.

CDC cautions public about raw milk consumption

The agency notes that majority of dairy-related illnesses are linked to raw milk.
Apr 1, 2012

The agency notes that majority of dairy-related illnesses are linked to raw milk.

Tufts to open low-cost veterinary clinic at technical high school

Clinic will service low-income pet owners, provide experience for DVM students
Apr 1, 2012

North Grafton, Mass. — Tufts' Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine plans to open a low-cost primary care clinic for under-served pets around Worcester.

Penn's budget holds the line

Apr 1, 2012

Philadelphia — In an era of budget cuts, Pennsylvania state regulators held proposed state funding for the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine at last year's level.

Mississippi says only vets can diagnose livestock pregnancies

Apr 1, 2012

Jackson, Miss. — The Mississippi Board of Veterinary Medicine filed a new rule stating that only veterinarians licensed in the state may diagnose pregnancies in livestock.

Alabama could allow out-of-state ownership for non-profits

Apr 1, 2012

Montgomery, Ala. — New Alabama legislation aims at changing practice ownership rules for tax-exempt practices.

UC-Davis uncovers possible foundation for Salmonella vaccine

Apr 1, 2012

Davis, Calif. — An international research team led by Stephen McSorley, an immunologist and associate professor in the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) Center for Comparative Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine, identified a set of antigens that could provide a foundation for developing a potective Salmonella vaccine.

Oklahoma considers tax credit for horse slaughter plant

Apr 1, 2012

Oklahoma City, Okla. — State lawmakers are considering an income tax credit for an equine horse slaughter facility.

Texas A&M, medical school team up against canine lymphoma

Apr 1, 2012

College Station, Texas — A study shows that a new immunotherapy for dogs diagnosed with advanced-stage non-Hodgkins lymphoma (NHL) could improve their survival time and quality of life.

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