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CSU Studies Effects of Climate Change in Polar Bears

CSU Studies Effects of Climate Change in Polar Bears

A research project led in part by Colorado State University seeks to better understand the impacts of climate change and infectious disease in polar bear populations.

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AVMA Economic Meeting Set for Oct. 28

AVMA Economic Meeting Set for Oct. 28

The market for veterinary education, veterinarians and veterinary services will be explained at the AVMA Economic Summit.

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U.S. Cracks Down on Sale of Foreign Puppies

U.S. Cracks Down on Sale of Foreign Puppies

Puppies under 6 months old may be admitted to the United States if they are a personal pet, breeding stock, or a show, competition or training dog.

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“Charlie Bucket” Goes From Chocolate Factory to Farm

“Charlie Bucket” Goes From Chocolate Factory to Farm

Dr. Pete Ostrum leaves Hollywood behind for his dream job as a veterinarian in this VPN Video of the Week.

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British Vets Forced to Compete With ‘Dr. Google’

British Vets Forced to Compete With ‘Dr. Google’

Nearly all British veterinarians say their clients’ behavior was swayed by what the pet owners found online.

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Purdue to Develop Standards for Dog Breeders

Purdue to Develop Standards for Dog Breeders

A two-year project aims to produce voluntary best practices in the canine breeding industry.

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Virus Hits Livestock Hard in Colorado, Texas

Virus Hits Livestock Hard in Colorado, Texas

Vesicular stomatitis has been confirmed in 11 Texas counties and eight counties in Colorado.

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VPI Now AAHA Preferred Business Provider

VPI Now AAHA Preferred Business Provider

Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. is in a select group that includes MWI Veterinary Supply and CareCredit.

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Veterinary Anesthetic Alfaxan Approved for U.S. Distribution

Veterinary Anesthetic Alfaxan Approved for U.S. Distribution

Alfaxan (alfaxalone 10 mg/mL) is approved for use in cats and dogs.

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AAVMC Welcomes New President, French Veterinary School

AAVMC Welcomes New President, French Veterinary School

University of Minnesota Dean Trevor Ames will lead the organization for the next year.

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10 Steps To OSHA Compliance

10 Steps To OSHA Compliance

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) compliance is not an option in your clinic. Here are 10 steps to getting your practice OSHA compliant.

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Are You Paying It Forward?

Are You Paying It Forward?

Don't be so busy at your veterinary practice that you forget to be nice to people, or forget your magic words.

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Texas Colleges Partner On New Degree Path

Texas Colleges Partner On New Degree Path

Texas A&M University and a Texas community college are developing a new degree path that could lead students at Roscoe Collegiate High School to veterinary medicine.

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iCVI iPad App Growing In Popularity

iCVI iPad App Growing In Popularity

The app is a mobile version of the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection application, and is being adopted nationwide.

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Secrets Of Feline Tooth Extraction

Secrets Of Feline Tooth Extraction

Extracting cat teeth can seem daunting, but these tips and tricks will make the process easier.
Wisconsin Vet School Sees Increased Grant Support

Wisconsin Vet School Sees Increased Grant Support

Despite scarcer funds, the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine reports earning more research grant money.
Stephens Announces Leadership Change At Pets Best

Stephens Announces Leadership Change At Pets Best

Jack Stephens, DVM, is retiring as president of Pets Best Insurance Services, but remains in a managerial position and on the board of directors.

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Good Pizza Starts With Healthy Cows

Good Pizza Starts With Healthy Cows

Dr. Tom Strause checks dairy cows whose milk becomes cheese in this VPN Video of the Week.

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Virginia Tech Launches Clinical Trials Website

Virginia Tech Launches Clinical Trials Website

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s new clinical trials website includes various studies for several species.

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The 7 Deadly Veterinarian Sins

The 7 Deadly Veterinarian Sins

We've all got our own ideas of what’s sinful and what’s not. Here are Dr. Khuly's.

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Alabama, Louisiana Lead Nation in Heartworm Disease

Alabama, Louisiana Lead Nation in Heartworm Disease

Alabama veterinary hospitals and animal shelters each diagnosed an average of 90 heartworm-positive dogs in 2013, compared to 31 per site in 2010.

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Pre-Vet Immersion Program Takes Students To South Africa

Pre-Vet Immersion Program Takes Students To South Africa

Pre-vet students get hands-on experience in Pennsylvania State University’s Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences new immersion program.

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MSU Helps Dog with Wobbler’s Syndrome

MSU Helps Dog with Wobbler’s Syndrome

The veterinary staff at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine work together to get a 13-year-old pit bull back on his feet after suffering from a neurological condition.

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Children Get Firsthand Veterinary Experience

Children Get Firsthand Veterinary Experience

Children participate in a week-long veterinary science camp.

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Texas Honors ‘Superheroes of the CVM’ at Awards Ceremony

Texas Honors ‘Superheroes of the CVM’ at Awards Ceremony

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences recently held its annual Staff Awards Ceremony to honor dedicated staff members.

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Veterinarian Saves Kitten’s Life

Veterinarian Saves Kitten’s Life

A veterinarian saves the life of an abused kitten.

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Idexx Moving to Direct Sales Across U.S.

Idexx Moving to Direct Sales Across U.S.

Distributors such as MWI Veterinary Supply stand to lose millions of dollars in business.

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Virginia Tech Presents Annual Teaching Hospital Awards

Virginia Tech Presents Annual Teaching Hospital Awards

The Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine recently recognized the accomplishments of its Veterinary Teaching Hospital faculty and staff.

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Veterinarian’s Memoirs Published

Veterinarian’s Memoirs Published

Veterinarian Jan Pol releases his memoirs.

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Idexx Prevails in Advertising Dispute With Antech

Idexx Prevails in Advertising Dispute With Antech

Antech Diagnostics will alter claims comparing its AccuPlex4 with Idexx Laboratories’ SNAP 4Dx Plus.

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Dog Owners Link 965 Deaths to Trifexis

Dog Owners Link 965 Deaths to Trifexis

Despite pet owner claims, Elanco Animal Health and the FDA say Trifexis is safe.

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The Life Of A Veterinary Pathologist

The Life Of A Veterinary Pathologist

Take an inside look at veterinary pathology in this VPN Video of the Week.

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CAPC Urges Additional Heartworm Tests

CAPC Urges Additional Heartworm Tests

Microfilariae and antigen tests should be performed annually at a minimum, the Companion Animal Parasite Council states.

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Vets Stay Legal With Signing of Drug Mobility Act

Vets Stay Legal With Signing of Drug Mobility Act

The Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act protects mobile, rural and wildlife veterinarians in particular.

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We're so excited about the new VeterinaryPracticeNews.com we're giving away an iPad Air!

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CSU Studies Effects of Climate Change in Polar Bears

A research project led in part by Colorado State University seeks to better understand the impacts of climate change and infectious disease in polar bear populations.

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AVMA Economic Meeting Set for Oct. 28

The market for veterinary education, veterinarians and veterinary services will be explained at the AVMA Economic Summit.

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U.S. Cracks Down on Sale of Foreign Puppies

Puppies under 6 months old may be admitted to the United States if they are a personal pet, breeding stock, or a show, competition or training dog.

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“Charlie Bucket” Goes From Chocolate Factory to Farm

Dr. Pete Ostrum leaves Hollywood behind for his dream job as a veterinarian in this VPN Video of the Week.

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British Vets Forced to Compete With ‘Dr. Google’

Nearly all British veterinarians say their clients’ behavior was swayed by what the pet owners found online.

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