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High-profile Calif. DVM in hot water

Apr 1, 2003

Prosecutors attempt to pin Dr. Robert L. Rooks on nine charges carrying up to $45,000 in fines; DVM's license at risk

Women rock gender balance in profession

Mar 3, 2003

When Dr. Peter Eyre graduated from veterinary college in 1960, three of his classmates were female.

Strapped for cash, states look to squeeze veterinary practices

Mar 3, 2003

Plagued by a sluggish economy and rising costs, state lawmakers charged with plugging nearly $26 billion in nationwide debt are desperate for new revenue. And for some, taxing professional services including veterinary care could freeze the financial meltdown.

Female staff wants flexibility, experts suggest

Mar 1, 2003

Needs of new graduates unlike those of older generations

States seek practitioners shirking sales taxes

Mar 1, 2003

Port Richey, Fla.-Dr. Bob Hase trusted he was current with his taxes, certain he paid on time, every time for purchases in his clinic.

Companion animal cloning dies at Texas A&M

Mar 1, 2003

College Station, Texas-In 1997, the $3.7 million Missy-plicity project brought a rash of excitement and media frenzy to Texas A&M University's researchers along with hopes to clone the world's first canine. Five years later, their venture is defunct.

CVMA opposes West Hollywood declaw ban

Mar 1, 2003

Blindsided veterinary leaders work to halt proposed law's passage; city could become first to prohibit procedure

Deficits threaten profession at state level

Mar 1, 2003

Austin, Texas- Last month, Executive Director Ron Allen sliced $44,000 off his budget, ordered his staff to take unpaid vacation days and faces the possible consolidation of the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) with all other state licensing agencies.

Groups mull independent equivalency program

AVMA, AAVSB analyze feasibility of outside test; states call for resolution to standoff, marking end to associations' rivalry
Feb 1, 2003

St. Louis-This month, six members from two top veterinary organizations convened here to discuss leaving the educational equivalency standards of foreign graduates to an autonomous group.


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