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Liposuction For Pets: Procedure Becoming Increasingly Popular

Liposuction For Pets: Procedure Becoming Increasingly Popular

Liposuction is being used in pets to remove benign fatty masses called lipomas.

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MSU Vet Inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame

MSU Vet Inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Dr. Steven Arnoczky is the second non-physician to be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Hall of Fame.

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Pre-Veterinary Program Launches At Centenary College

Pre-Veterinary Program Launches At Centenary College

Centenary College will begin offering a pre-veterinary degree program for students interested in the field.

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Avivagen Explores Possible Breakthrough in Female Sterilization

Avivagen Explores Possible Breakthrough in Female Sterilization

A Canadian company and a professor are investigating a possible drug-based alternative to surgical spaying.

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NAVTA Co-Sponsors Heartworm CE Course, Vet Tech Contest

NAVTA Co-Sponsors Heartworm CE Course, Vet Tech Contest

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America launches separate campaigns with Merial and Pets Best.

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Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter School Expands

Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter School Expands

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

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Acupuncture and Sepsis

Acupuncture and Sepsis

Unless sepsis is on your radar, you might well miss it.

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3-Year Nonadjuvanted Rabies Vaccine Available for Cats

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’

Voting Opens for ‘America’s Favorite Veterinarian’

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

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Dog Group Awards $1,500 for LSU Ultrasound Study

Dog Group Awards $1,500 for LSU Ultrasound Study

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

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How Pain Management In Small Animals Has Grown

How Pain Management In Small Animals Has Grown

To better treat your dog and cat, understanding pain and pain management and learning more on how to treat pain is crucial.

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Dog Genome May Provide Insight Into Human Cancer

Dog Genome May Provide Insight Into Human Cancer

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

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Things You’d Love To Say To A Client, But Can’t

Things You’d Love To Say To A Client, But Can’t

A veterinarian says exactly what he’s thinking in this animated VPN Video of the Week.

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Abbott Wins Approval of Daily Feline Pain Drug

Abbott Wins Approval of Daily Feline Pain Drug

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

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Apoquel Shortage Should End by April 2015

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.

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AVMA Looks to Make History With Future Leaders

AVMA Looks to Make History With Future Leaders

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

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AVMA House of Delegates Backs New Dentistry, Declawing Policies

AVMA House of Delegates Backs New Dentistry, Declawing Policies

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

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C-Sections: Anesthesia And Surgery

C-Sections: Anesthesia And Surgery

If you are performing pet C-sections, follow these tips for a safe and speedy operation.
Pet C-Section Checklist

Pet C-Section Checklist

Find out the secrets to a happy and safe pet C-section with this checklist.

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4 Steps To A Safer Pet C-Section

4 Steps To A Safer Pet C-Section

Learn the art and science of safer C-sections for pets with these four steps.

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Student Group at Virginia Tech Holds ‘Impostors Panel’

Student Group at Virginia Tech Holds ‘Impostors Panel’

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

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Texas Man Poses As Veterinarian

Texas Man Poses As Veterinarian

A veterinary technician is arrested for posing as a veterinarian.

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Oregon Veterinarians To Undergo Background Checks

Oregon Veterinarians To Undergo Background Checks

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

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Summer Camp Helps Prepare High School Students for Vet Careers

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.

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Children Today, Vets Tomorrow

Children Today, Vets Tomorrow

Children get a peek at what it’s like to be a veterinarian in this VPN Video of the Week.

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N.Y. Clinic Gets Facelift Courtesy of Novartis

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

Ceva Animal Health Gallops Into Equine Market

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

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Trupanion Stock Debuts on NYSE

Trupanion Stock Debuts on NYSE

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

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Avian Vets Gather In The Big Easy

Avian Vets Gather In The Big Easy

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

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Early-Bird Registration Open for VHMA Conference

Early-Bird Registration Open for VHMA Conference

Registering by Aug. 1 can save attendees $100.

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Veterinary Chain to Get New Majority Owner

Veterinary Chain to Get New Majority Owner

National Veterinary Associates oversees 244 hospitals in 39 states.

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Drug Makers, Compounders at Odds Over FDA Oversight

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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Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act Heads to President

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act Heads to President

The Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act would authorize practitioners to carry drugs away from their registered location and across state lines.

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New Heartgard Made for Dogs With Food Allergies

New Heartgard Made for Dogs With Food Allergies

Dogs with food allergies have an alternative to help prevent heartworm disease.

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Sterilization Effects Worse for Golden Retrievers Than Labs

Sterilization Effects Worse for Golden Retrievers Than Labs

When a golden or Labrador retriever is sterilized can play a role in the onset of joint disorders and cancer.

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Liposuction For Pets: Procedure Becoming Increasingly Popular

Liposuction is being used in pets to remove benign fatty masses called lipomas.

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MSU Vet Inducted Into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Dr. Steven Arnoczky is the second non-physician to be inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s Hall of Fame.

Comments

Pre-Veterinary Program Launches At Centenary College

Centenary College will begin offering a pre-veterinary degree program for students interested in the field.

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Avivagen Explores Possible Breakthrough in Female Sterilization

A Canadian company and a professor are investigating a possible drug-based alternative to surgical spaying.

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NAVTA Co-Sponsors Heartworm CE Course, Vet Tech Contest

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America launches separate campaigns with Merial and Pets Best.

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