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Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter School Expands

A $1.5 million grant from PetSmart Charities increases spay/neuter training opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary students.

3-Year Nonadjuvanted Rabies Vaccine Available for Cats

Merial now offers the three-year PureVax Feline Rabies vaccine in addition to a one-year variety.

Voting Opens for ‘America’s Favorite Veterinarian’

20 veterinarians are in the running in a contest sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.

Dog Group Awards $1,500 for LSU Ultrasound Study

The study aims to document the appearance on ultrasound of different diseases of the pancreas.

Dog Genome May Provide Insight Into Human Cancer

Dr. Matthew Breen is researching the dog genome to gain knowledge of cancer in humans.

Abbott Wins Approval of Daily Feline Pain Drug

Simbadol may be administered once a day for pain control after feline surgery.

Apoquel Shortage Should End by April 2015

Zoetis apologizes for its inability to keep up with demand for a new anti-itch drug but says manufacturing improvements are underway.

AVMA Looks to Make History With Future Leaders

The Future Leaders program develops the strengths and talents of up-and-coming veterinarians.

AVMA House of Delegates Backs New Dentistry, Declawing Policies

An AVMA governance panel updates veterinary guidelines and chooses new leaders.

Student Group at Virginia Tech Holds ‘Impostors Panel’

The event was part of a larger effort to boost female leaders in veterinary medicine.

Texas Man Poses As Veterinarian

A veterinary technician is arrested for posing as a veterinarian.

Oregon Veterinarians To Undergo Background Checks

A March state audit results in background checks for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Summer Camp Helps Prepare High School Students for Vet Careers

The summer camp is now hosted annually by The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

N.Y. Clinic Gets Facelift Courtesy of Novartis

Village Vet of Lewiston wins Novartis Animal Health’s Onsior Clinic Makeover contest.

Ceva Animal Health Gallops Into Equine Market

Altresyn, ConfidenceEQ and Tildren are among the first products offered through Ceva’s new equine division.

Trupanion Stock Debuts on NYSE

Pet health insurer raises $71 million in an initial public offering.

Avian Vets Gather In The Big Easy

The 35th annual Association of Avian Veterinarians conference starts August 2 in New Orleans.

Early-Bird Registration Open for VHMA Conference

Registering by Aug. 1 can save attendees $100.

Veterinary Chain to Get New Majority Owner

National Veterinary Associates oversees 244 hospitals in 39 states.

Drug Makers, Compounders at Odds Over FDA Oversight

The Animal Health Institute says “drugs crafted by pharmacies acting as manufacturers” are dangerous and illegal.

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