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Articles by Jennifer Fiala

DEA moves to reschedule buprenorphine

Jul 1, 2002

Government to impose stricter regulatory controls for drug due to abuse potential

New Jersey offers group health insurance plan; AVMA mulls options

Jul 1, 2002

Montclair, N.J.-It costs George Cameron, DVM, $6,000 a month in health insurance premiums to cover the 20 employees on his payroll. That's not small change, but it's a far cry from the near $96,000 he annually expended for staff coverage before signing on with the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association's (NJVMA) group health benefits plan - the country's only veterinary association offering such a service

DVM renews role in changing practice

Nearing retirement age, Dr. Eddie Garcia shows no signs of slowing down
Jul 1, 2002

Stretched out off South Tampa's busy main line is a small animal practice so community integrated, some clients have been visiting for more than 30 years. Yet the bustling Veterinary Medical Clinic, Inc. is anything but quietly settled in its sub-tropic surroundings. Since its 1970s inception, Dr. Eddie Garcia has been building, both inside and out.

AVMA names board members, trims budget

Jun 1, 2002

Schaumburg, Ill.­­As a result of the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) two-phase redistricting plan, two new members have been named to the executive board.

PetMed gets "slap on wrist"

Jun 1, 2002

Tampa, Fla.- As the Florida Board of Pharmacy hits PetMed Express and its pharmacists with roughly $70,000 in fines, the online drug retailer faces public scrutiny along with charges from several other states that it dispenses prescription pet medications illegally.

State agencies jump on disciplinary bandwagon

Jun 1, 2002

Tampa, Fla.-The Florida Board of Pharmacy's benchmark settlement with PetMed Express in April promises to carry weight nationally as regulatory agencies across the country gather evidence against the controversial Internet/mail-order pet pharmacy.

Undercover PETA agent reveals cruelty at UNC

Jun 1, 2002

Animal rights group uses findings to challenge Farm Bill amendment; bill passes despite organization's efforts; 'absolutely no science behind decision'

Consistency, options best allies for dealing with recalcitrant equines

May 1, 2002

Las Vegas, Nev.-Most horses won't disappoint you, says Glenn Anderson, DVM. "If you go looking for a fight, you better pack a lunch. They're gonna give you one."

Clinic takes on new marketing tactics

May 1, 2002

On the edge of the state's fastest growing county sits a quaint small animal and exotic solo practice unspoiled by the encroaching city and its fast-paced lifestyle.

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