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Mars Unveils Dog, Cat Food Research Center

Mars Unveils Dog, Cat Food Research Center

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

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Meet The Dean: U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Meet The Dean: U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Michael D Lairmore is the dean of the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and presides the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System and more.

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Footnotes: Veterinary Practice News

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Footnotes: Feline Stomatitis: Medical Therapy for Refractory Cases

Footnotes from the "Dental Pearls" column in the October 2014 issue of Veterinary Practice News.

October 2014 Footnotes

Read the footnotes from the October 2014 issue of Veterinary Practice News.

Footnotes: Acupuncture and its Myths

Footnotes for the "Evidence-Based Medicine" column in the October 2014 issue of Veterinary Practice News.
California Pet Insurance Consumer Protection Bill Signed by Brown

California Pet Insurance Consumer Protection Bill Signed by Brown

Under Assembly Bill 2056, pet insurers will be required to disclose policy information such as reimbursement benefits and pre-existing condition limitations.

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Michigan Practitioner Chosen as AVMF Vet of Year

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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Animal Behaviorist Sophia Yin Dies at 48

Animal Behaviorist Sophia Yin Dies at 48

A writer, speaker, peer educator and consultant, Dr. Sophia Yin believed in positive reinforcement for the training of animals.

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Penn Vet to Host Symposium on Microbes

Penn Vet to Host Symposium on Microbes

The two-day symposium, scheduled for mid October, will include a discussion with science writer Carl Zimmer.

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American Humane Association Honors 2- and 4-Legged Heroes

American Humane Association Honors 2- and 4-Legged Heroes

Dr. Eva DeCozio and veterinary technician Signe Corbin win inaugural awards at the annual Hero Dogs ceremony.

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Zoetis Releases Johne’s Disease Assay Kit

Zoetis Releases Johne’s Disease Assay Kit

SERELISA ParaTB Ab Mono Indirect detects antibodies linked to the deadly cattle disease paratuberculosis.

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 Report: Ontario Vet School has Huge Economic Impact

Report: Ontario Vet School has Huge Economic Impact

A new economic report shows that the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College contributes to the province and country in many different ways.

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Connections Count in New Idexx Campaign

Connections Count in New Idexx Campaign

Strengthen the Bonds is designed to emphasize relationships between pets, owners and veterinary staff and help practices grow.

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Atlantic Veterinary College to Hold 26th Annual Open House

Atlantic Veterinary College to Hold 26th Annual Open House

The open house, to be held Sept. 27, is organized and run by vet students.

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NexGard Success Triggers Factory Expansion

NexGard Success Triggers Factory Expansion

Merial will step up production of the flea and tick killer NexGard.

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Straight from the Horse's Mouth: Antibiotics, Antifungals, Antivirals

Straight from the Horse's Mouth: Antibiotics, Antifungals, Antivirals

When it comes to these drugs, there's a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding. Here's what you need to know.
Cornell Vet College Names New Assistant Dean for Marketing & Communications

Cornell Vet College Names New Assistant Dean for Marketing & Communications

G. Leonard Johnson will assume the newly created position in October.

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Legal Fight Escalates Between Purina, Blue Buffalo

Legal Fight Escalates Between Purina, Blue Buffalo

In what Blue Buffalo labels a “smear campaign,” Nestlé Purina renews an attack on its competitor’s products.

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12 Ways to Avoid Surgical Mistakes

12 Ways to Avoid Surgical Mistakes

Having the right equipment and ensuring proper communication with your client can go a long way to preventing surgical mistakes.
Colorado State Vets Help Ailing Military Dog

Colorado State Vets Help Ailing Military Dog

Kay, a former war dog who suffers from an inoperable heart tumor, has an improved quality of life after surgery at Colorado State University.
U.K. Vets Remove Cataracts in Asian Bear

U.K. Vets Remove Cataracts in Asian Bear

Animal Health Trust and Animals Asia team up to save a juvenile moon bear’s eyesight.
What Did Your Receptionist Just Say?!

What Did Your Receptionist Just Say?!

Your front-desk team helps you book appointments and track new clients ... but only if they're saying the right things.
Merck Awards $5,000 Student Scholarships

Merck Awards $5,000 Student Scholarships

Merck Animal Health recognizes 15 veterinary students interested in bovine medicine.

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Jaguar Animal Health Has Taste for New Drugs

Jaguar Animal Health Has Taste for New Drugs

Gastrointestinal drug developer Jaguar Animal Health files its eighth Investigational New Animal Drug application.

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OSU Vet College Raises Funds for Cancer Research

OSU Vet College Raises Funds for Cancer Research

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is once again participating in Pelotonia, an annual fundraiser for cancer research.

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Proposed Microchip Would Track Lost Pets

Proposed Microchip Would Track Lost Pets

Escape Alert is developing a postage stage-sized pet microchip that would recharge itself.

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Space Available in Golden Retriever Study

Space Available in Golden Retriever Study

Morris Animal Foundation needs 1,000 more golden retrievers to participate in a long-term health study.

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WSAVA Turns Focus to Animal Welfare

WSAVA Turns Focus to Animal Welfare

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association launches projects aimed at improving animal welfare.

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Free Online ‘One Health’ Course Scheduled

Free Online ‘One Health’ Course Scheduled

One Health, emerging infectious diseases and other topics will be covered in a new online class from St. George’s University.

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UC Davis Solves Bluetongue Mystery

UC Davis Solves Bluetongue Mystery

The bluetongue virus reproduces and overwinters in female midges, researchers find.

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Veterinarian Wins High Praise for Saving Goldfish

Veterinarian Wins High Praise for Saving Goldfish

Removing a goldfish brain tumor took 45 minutes and attracted worldwide attention.

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Illinois University Vet Clinic Reveals New Name, Medical Director

Illinois University Vet Clinic Reveals New Name, Medical Director

The new name aims to better identify the clinic to the University of Illinois.
Auburn University’s Anatomy Lab Undergoes $1 Million Renovation

Auburn University’s Anatomy Lab Undergoes $1 Million Renovation

The renovation focused on improving the ventilation system, among other upgrades.
5 Ways Good Doctors Say Bad Things

5 Ways Good Doctors Say Bad Things

Are you always rushing to speak to your clients or are using confusing medical jargon on them? Here's 5 ways to help improve your communication skills.

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Mars Unveils Dog, Cat Food Research Center

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

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Meet The Dean: U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Michael D Lairmore is the dean of the U.C. Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and presides the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System and more.

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Footnotes: Veterinary Practice News

Read the footnotes from issues of Veterinary Practice News.

Footnotes: Feline Stomatitis: Medical Therapy for Refractory Cases

Footnotes from the "Dental Pearls" column in the October 2014 issue of Veterinary Practice News.

October 2014 Footnotes

Read the footnotes from the October 2014 issue of Veterinary Practice News.

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