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Tennessee Vet School to Host Pet Memorial Celebration

Tennessee Vet School to Host Pet Memorial Celebration

The free event, scheduled for Dec. 5, aims to honor the lives and loss of companion animals.

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How Pesticide Cocktails can Taint Natural Herbs

How Pesticide Cocktails can Taint Natural Herbs

The safety and purity of traditional medicines are a growing concern in a world of unscrupulous production.

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Virginia-Maryland’s Vet College Welcomes New Clinical Instructor

Virginia-Maryland’s Vet College Welcomes New Clinical Instructor

Dr. Marcos Santos joins the veterinary college as clinical instructor of large animal surgery.

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How to Turn Your New Clients into Lifetime Clients

How to Turn Your New Clients into Lifetime Clients

It doesn't take much to give your clients excellent service that keeps them coming back again and again.

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Suicide Solution? How Silence Is Killing Us Softly

Suicide Solution? How Silence Is Killing Us Softly

When suicide so prevalent in the veterinarian community, why isn't it being talked about more?

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Study May Lead to Early Diagnosis of Feline Kidney Disease

Study May Lead to Early Diagnosis of Feline Kidney Disease

The biomarker SDMA identified the onset of kidney disease an average of 17 months earlier in cats and in one case four years earlier.

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Merck Launches Overseas Veterinarian Exchange

Merck Launches Overseas Veterinarian Exchange

The Nobivac Global Vet Exchange Program allows practitioners to observe how veterinary medicine is performed in other countries.

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Petco Buying Drs. Foster and Smith

Petco Buying Drs. Foster and Smith

Co-founders Race Foster and Marty Smith will stay with Drs. Foster and Smith when Petco takes ownership and branches into drug sales in early 2015.

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Better Running Robots May Stem from Research on Birds

Better Running Robots May Stem from Research on Birds

Researchers from Oregon State University and the University of London are studying birds to gain insight into how to make better running robots.

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AVMA Helps Cat Owners With Declaw Decision

AVMA Helps Cat Owners With Declaw Decision

“Declaw …. or Not?” is a new handout from the AVMA Animal Welfare Committee.

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Zoetis Takes Action Amid Takeover Threat

Zoetis Takes Action Amid Takeover Threat

The Zoetis board of directors approves a stock repurchase plan and a poison pill.

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Bright Future Forecast for Veterinary Services

Bright Future Forecast for Veterinary Services

Contrary to popular belief, the veterinary business isn't stagnant according to IBISWorld.

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University of Surrey to Build a Model of the Horse’s Hindgut

University of Surrey to Build a Model of the Horse’s Hindgut

The researchers hope the model will help discover new ways of preventing disease and maintaining health through dietary intervention.

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N.J. Hospital Provides Free Care to Military K9s

N.J. Hospital Provides Free Care to Military K9s

Red Bank Veterinary Hospital recognizes the service of military dogs by offering free specialty care to the furry veterans.

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Abbott, Merck, Purina Team Up on Diabetes Campaign

Abbott, Merck, Purina Team Up on Diabetes Campaign

Pets newly diagnosed with diabetes in March 2015 can receive three products from campaign sponsors Abbott, Merck and Purina.

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St. George’s Expands 3-Year Degree Option

St. George’s Expands 3-Year Degree Option

As St. George’s partners with a stateside college, Ross University begins work on a new research building.

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Why Administering Alfaxalone Requires A Bit of Education

Why Administering Alfaxalone Requires A Bit of Education

Find out everything you need to know about this drug that recently hit the U.S. veterinary market.

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Researchers Hope to Lick Canine Gum Disease

Researchers Hope to Lick Canine Gum Disease

Canine Health Foundation grants will help determine whether a vaccine and an antibiotic gel therapy can reduce periodontal disease in dogs.

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Zoetis Buying Abbott Animal Health

Zoetis Buying Abbott Animal Health

$255 million takeover of Abbott Animal Health improves Zoetis’ pain and diagnostics business.

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Why You Should Keep Pulpitis in Mind When Treating A Discolored Tooth

Why You Should Keep Pulpitis in Mind When Treating A Discolored Tooth

Dogs can't tell us when they have a painful pulpitis, so find out what to look for.

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Midwestern, Lincoln Granted Provisional Accreditation

Midwestern, Lincoln Granted Provisional Accreditation

The Midwestern and Lincoln Memorial veterinary colleges could receive full accreditation as early as 2018.

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Antech Offers Image-Sharing Diagnostics

Antech Offers Image-Sharing Diagnostics

MAGNIFYdp produces digitized whole slide images for viewing on a high-resolution monitor.

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Tufts Moves to VMCAS for Student Applications

Tufts Moves to VMCAS for Student Applications

With the addition of Tufts, only Texas A&M and Tuskegee University do not use the Veterinary Medical College Application Service.

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Penn Vet Working Dog Center Celebrates Graduate ‘Firsts’

Penn Vet Working Dog Center Celebrates Graduate ‘Firsts’

The Penn Vet Working Dog Center, part of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, celebrated the graduation of its first diabetes alert dog, narcotics detection dog and urban search and rescue dog.

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WVC Launches Speaker Training Program

WVC Launches Speaker Training Program

Presenters can sign up for a communications class immediately before Western Veterinary Conference.

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AVMA Releases Animal Ebola Advice

AVMA Releases Animal Ebola Advice

Guidelines are developed for veterinarians and public health officials who encounter a cat or dog in human Ebola cases.

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U.K. Vet Industry Sees Historic Changes

U.K. Vet Industry Sees Historic Changes

See all the results from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons' 2014 Survey of the Veterinary Profession.

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Florida Vets, Dentist Fix Cat’s Palate Injury

Florida Vets, Dentist Fix Cat’s Palate Injury

The University of Florida Small Animal Hospital for the first time used a metal prosthesis during oral surgery.

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Multiple Animal Drugs on Aratana’s Radar

Multiple Animal Drugs on Aratana’s Radar

Pain and lymphoma treatments are among the potential products that Aratana Therapeutics hopes will turn around its fortunes.

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Study: Kids of Deployed Parents Cope Better with Pets

Study: Kids of Deployed Parents Cope Better with Pets

A new study by Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University reveals that having a strong bond with a pet may help children with a military deployed parent cope better to stress.

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How Can Skyscrapers Be So Tall?

How Can Skyscrapers Be So Tall?

Before skyscrapers could be built, seven engineering breakthroughs had to occur.

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What ‘One Health’ Is Missing

What ‘One Health’ Is Missing

This movement fails to mention the most widely practice treatments: native healing practices and integrative medicine.

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Why You Should Put Software to Maximum Use

Why You Should Put Software to Maximum Use

Don't be afraid of the unknown when it comes to using software in your clinic.

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Pet Insurance Industry Laps Up New Law

Pet Insurance Industry Laps Up New Law

The industry fully supported the California Assembly Bill 2056, and don't see difficulty adapting it.

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Footnotes: What 'One Health' Is Missing

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Tennessee Vet School to Host Pet Memorial Celebration

The free event, scheduled for Dec. 5, aims to honor the lives and loss of companion animals.

Comments

How Pesticide Cocktails can Taint Natural Herbs

The safety and purity of traditional medicines are a growing concern in a world of unscrupulous production.

Comments

Virginia-Maryland’s Vet College Welcomes New Clinical Instructor

Dr. Marcos Santos joins the veterinary college as clinical instructor of large animal surgery.

Comments

How to Turn Your New Clients into Lifetime Clients

It doesn't take much to give your clients excellent service that keeps them coming back again and again.

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Suicide Solution? How Silence Is Killing Us Softly

When suicide so prevalent in the veterinarian community, why isn't it being talked about more?

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