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UF researchers test cat sterilization vaccines

Apr 1, 2004

Gainesville, Fla.-Immunocontraceptive researchers at University of Florida (UF) are closing in on creating nonsurgical, long-lasting feline contraceptives as tools for population control.

What kind of insurance do you need?

Apr 1, 2004

As graduating veterinary students trade caps and gowns for lab coats and clients, most will find their medical training helps little when choosing personal and professional insurance.

PETA slaps DVM, wife with conspiracy charges

Apr 1, 2004

East Brunswick, N.J.-The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has declared legal war on a veterinarian and his wife.

Are male veterinarians no longer the majority?

Mega Study forecasts numbers of female veterinarians on par with males in 2004; AVMA sets out to analyze population
Mar 1, 2004

Schaumburg, Ill.-Five years ago, the KPMG Mega Study reported the female proportion of veterinarians would reach 50 percent by 2004.

AAHA eyes spot checks to derail cheaters

Mar 1, 2004

Cleveland-The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) explores random hospital inspections in an effort to dissuade practitioners from cheating its accreditation system.

Drug industry lobbies against raising pet worth

Mar 1, 2004

Sacramento, Calif.-California veterinary leaders fault some drug manufacturing insiders for derailing a bill to create a special property classification for pets allowing up to $25,000 in non-economic rewards.

CVMA covets heightened legal status for pets

Feb 1, 2004

Sacramento, Calif.- The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) supports creating a special property classification for pets that would allow, but limit, non-economic rewards in malpractice lawsuits concerning companion animals.

CVMA sponsors group health insurance plan

Feb 1, 2004

Sacramento, Calif. - To make staff health insurance affordable for practice owners, the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) rolls out a cafeteria-style group insurance plan offering employee and family medical coverage to its 5,000-plus members.

Hand off tasks with confidence, trust staff abilities, experts say

Feb 1, 2004

Social skills, management abilities help ease way; lean on experienced technicians for support; abandon do-it-yourself attitudes in the workplace

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