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Texas Suspends Vet’s License for 5 Years

Dr. Millard L. Tierce draws a five-year suspension for not following through on euthanasia orders and for violating other veterinary standards.

Henry Schein Adds Abaxis Veterinary Line

Henry Schein Animal Health and Patterson Veterinary Supply will distribute Abaxis products as a major competitor moves to direct sales.

Texas Now Free of VS, But Not Colorado

For the first time since May, Texas has no active cases of vesicular stomatitis, but Colorado authorities are still dealing with the disease.

Kansas State Boldly Goes in New Direction

Dr. Raymond Rowland and his Kansas State research team are collaborating with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to improve diagnostic tools for infectious diseases.

Grants Given to Fight Canine Epilepsy, Hypothyroidism

Research into epilepsy and hypothyroidism gets significant funding from the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

Accreditation Panel Says Oregon Zoo Understaffed

Two veterinarians, two vet techs and a part-time hospital keeper aren't enough to meet animal needs at the Oregon Zoo.

For Kangaroo Health, WesternU Springs Into Action

Two kangaroos used in film and TV productions were neutered at the Western University of Health Sciences veterinary clinic.

Antibiotic Use in Animals on Decline in Europe

Animal antibiotic sales fell by 15 percent in Europe, raising hope in the war on antibiotic resistance.

Blue Buffalo Says Supplier Mislabeled Pet Food Ingredient

Poultry byproduct meal may have been used in some food, Blue Buffalo acknowledges as its legal war continues with Purina.

Banfield Book Teaches Responsible Pet Ownership

The newly published “My Very, Very Busy Day!” is available at Banfield veterinary hospitals nationwide.

Officials Downplay Ebola Risk in Pets

Authorities emphasize that cats, dogs and other domesticated animals are not believed to transmit the disease.

Bayer Adds Vet-only Dermoscent Skin Products

Bayer obtains exclusive U.S. rights to Dermoscent skin care products for cats and dogs.

Nestlé Unveils Improved Australia Pet Food Factory

The Nestlé Purina Blayney plant will add wet pet food to its 100,000-ton annual output.

Vets Plus ‘Shell’ Protects Probiotics in Soft Chews

Microencapsulation is being used in Vets Plus soft chews to preserve the stability of probiotic microorganisms.

Kemin Sells Resources Pet Supplements to Garmon

Garmon will add Resources pet nutraceuticals to a lineup that includes NaturVet and and Overby Farm.

Veterinary Practice News Blogs

VeterinaryPracticeNews.com's bloggers discuss everything vet- and business-related and then some

Pet Blogger, Vet Lorie Huston Dies at 54

Lorie Huston, who practiced at Hoffman Animal Hospital in Providence, R.I., was president of the Cat Writers’ Association.

Terramycin for Dogs and Cats Returns

Unexplained issues that interrupted distribution of the eye ointment Terramycin beginning in 2012 apparently have been resolved.

Arizona Regents Approve UA Vet School

The University of Arizona Veterinary Medical and Surgical Program is expected to open in 2015 after winning approval from the Board of Regents.

Mars Unveils Dog, Cat Food Research Center

The Mars Global Innovation Center is dedicated to the development of dry food for cats and dogs.

Michigan Practitioner Chosen as AVMF Vet of Year

Dr. Tim Hunt of Bayshore Veterinary Hospital is named the 2014 America’s Favorite Veterinarian.

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