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Florida DVM assaulted by distraught pet owner

May 1, 2010

Palm Bay, Fla.— A pet owners whose dog died after a routine surgery allegedly attacked his veterinarian and threatened the hospital staff with a knife.

The price of pain

Workplace injuries cost millions; animal-induced claims average $1,200 to $1,500 to resolve
May 1, 2010

Will the economy will force more clinics into reporting more injuries?

WSU considers merger to boost grant funding

May 1, 2010

Pullman, Wash. — In an effort to boost its position among the nation's veterinary schools, the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University is looking to absorb the School of Molecular Biosciences into its program.

UC ordered to pay $1.9 million to former vet students

Veterinary students enrolled in 2003 could recover $16,000; university mulls appeal
May 1, 2010

Veterinarians enrolled in UC-Davis' veterinary medicine program in 2003 may be up for a payout.

UGA nails $7.7 million for vet college expansion

Long-term building plan calls for second campus
May 1, 2010

Athens, Ga. — A $7.7 million infusion of funding is helping the University of Georgia (UGA) inch forward with an expansion plan for its veterinary college.

Study looks at factors in high veterinary suicide rate in U.K.

Work stress, access to medicines and views on death all contribute
May 1, 2010

Southampton, U.K. — Euthanasia and attitudes about humanity and ending life may be a factor in high suicide rates for veterinarians in the United Kingdom, a study suggests.

Mexican vet college appeals COE decision

Apr 21, 2010

UNAM appeals an "adverse" accreditation decision from the COE.

Driver who struck and killed veterinarian arrested

Apr 21, 2010

Knoxville, Tenn. -- A man who last week struck and killed a veterinarian while she tried to save a dog hit by a car has been arrested.

FDA tries to bar pharmacy from compounding

Apr 20, 2010

A compounding lab whose was involved in the deaths of 21 polo horses last April is being targeted by the FDA.

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