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Auburn University’s Raptor Center Holds Public Bird Release

Auburn University’s Raptor Center Holds Public Bird Release

Three rehabilitated birds were released in early October at the Opelika Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Nature Park.

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Texas Suspends Vet’s License for 5 Years

Texas Suspends Vet’s License for 5 Years

Dr. Millard L. Tierce draws a five-year suspension for not following through on euthanasia orders and for violating other veterinary standards.

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Feline Stomatitis: Medical Therapy for Refractory Cases

Feline Stomatitis: Medical Therapy for Refractory Cases

Evidence points to stomatitis being an immune-mediated disease rather than a bacterial infection. Here's how to manage it.

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Hunkering Down: How To Prepare Horses For Winter

Hunkering Down: How To Prepare Horses For Winter

Your clients know that winter weather is coming, but are they prepared to adjust their horses’ feeding programs to keep up with the seasons?

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Henry Schein Adds Abaxis Veterinary Line

Henry Schein Adds Abaxis Veterinary Line

Henry Schein Animal Health and Patterson Veterinary Supply will distribute Abaxis products as a major competitor moves to direct sales.

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How To Avoid Sad Supervisors

How To Avoid Sad Supervisors

Did your supervisor fall into their job? Here's why it's bad.

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Study: Mountain Lions in Southern California Lack Genetic Diversity

Study: Mountain Lions in Southern California Lack Genetic Diversity

The study, led by the University of California, Davis, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, raises concerns about the status of mountain lions in the Santa Ana and Santa Monica mountains.

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3 Halloweenish but Preventable Horror Stories

3 Halloweenish but Preventable Horror Stories

Some scary things can happen in your practice. Avoid them with these tips.

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Texas Now Free of VS, But Not Colorado

Texas Now Free of VS, But Not Colorado

For the first time since May, Texas has no active cases of vesicular stomatitis, but Colorado authorities are still dealing with the disease.

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Kansas State Boldly Goes in New Direction

Kansas State Boldly Goes in New Direction

Dr. Raymond Rowland and his Kansas State research team are collaborating with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to improve diagnostic tools for infectious diseases.

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Grants Given to Fight Canine Epilepsy, Hypothyroidism

Grants Given to Fight Canine Epilepsy, Hypothyroidism

Research into epilepsy and hypothyroidism gets significant funding from the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

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Accreditation Panel Says Oregon Zoo Understaffed

Accreditation Panel Says Oregon Zoo Understaffed

Two veterinarians, two vet techs and a part-time hospital keeper aren't enough to meet animal needs at the Oregon Zoo.

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For Kangaroo Health, WesternU Springs Into Action

For Kangaroo Health, WesternU Springs Into Action

Two kangaroos used in film and TV productions were neutered at the Western University of Health Sciences veterinary clinic.

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Antibiotic Use in Animals on Decline in Europe

Antibiotic Use in Animals on Decline in Europe

Animal antibiotic sales fell by 15 percent in Europe, raising hope in the war on antibiotic resistance.

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Blue Buffalo Says Supplier Mislabeled Pet Food Ingredient

Blue Buffalo Says Supplier Mislabeled Pet Food Ingredient

Poultry byproduct meal may have been used in some food, Blue Buffalo acknowledges as its legal war continues with Purina.

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Mississippi Vet School Expands Partnership with Jackson Zoo

Mississippi Vet School Expands Partnership with Jackson Zoo

The aim of the expanded partnership is to provide more research opportunities for both institutions.

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Banfield Book Teaches Responsible Pet Ownership

Banfield Book Teaches Responsible Pet Ownership

The newly published “My Very, Very Busy Day!” is available at Banfield veterinary hospitals nationwide.

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Why You Should Go Back to the Basics to Heal Wounds

Why You Should Go Back to the Basics to Heal Wounds

Skip shortcuts and put away the goop: When it comes to wound care, the basics are best.

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Officials Downplay Ebola Risk in Pets

Officials Downplay Ebola Risk in Pets

Authorities emphasize that cats, dogs and other domesticated animals are not believed to transmit the disease.

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Bayer Adds Vet-only Dermoscent Skin Products

Bayer Adds Vet-only Dermoscent Skin Products

Bayer obtains exclusive U.S. rights to Dermoscent skin care products for cats and dogs.

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Nestlé Unveils Improved Australia Pet Food Factory

Nestlé Unveils Improved Australia Pet Food Factory

The Nestlé Purina Blayney plant will add wet pet food to its 100,000-ton annual output.

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Vets Plus ‘Shell’ Protects Probiotics in Soft Chews

Vets Plus ‘Shell’ Protects Probiotics in Soft Chews

Microencapsulation is being used in Vets Plus soft chews to preserve the stability of probiotic microorganisms.

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University of Surrey Welcomes First Vet Students

University of Surrey Welcomes First Vet Students

The United Kingdom now has eight veterinary schools.

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Is One Health the New Veterinary Medicine?

Is One Health the New Veterinary Medicine?

One Health seeks to unite medical and environmental professionals and associations.

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Why You Shouldn’t Skimp on Quality Control​

Why You Shouldn’t Skimp on Quality Control​

Don't be over-reliant on technology that you forget to perform adequate quality control.

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Kemin Sells Resources Pet Supplements to Garmon

Kemin Sells Resources Pet Supplements to Garmon

Garmon will add Resources pet nutraceuticals to a lineup that includes NaturVet and and Overby Farm.

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What to do When Clients Talk Trash About you and Your Prices

What to do When Clients Talk Trash About you and Your Prices

Better care for pets starts with you.

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Are you a SuperTech?

Are you a SuperTech?

National Veterinary Technician Week is October 12 through 18. We look at 20 characteristics of the SuperTech.

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A clinic facelift without busting the budget

A clinic facelift without busting the budget

There are a few simple strategies that can give your clinic a new look without a major renovation.

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Would your hospital pass a radiation safety inspection?

Would your hospital pass a radiation safety inspection?

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Dennis Ferguson answers your questions about radiation safety.

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Ross University Vet School Names Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Ross University Vet School Names Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Dr. Juan Samper will lead the school’s clinical training program.

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Cutting Edge

See what's on the cutting edge in Phil Zeltzman's blog.

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Ch-Ch-Changes

Ch-Ch-Changes

Today's generation are not out to make a career with one company, and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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Therapy Lasers for Horses: Another Tool in the Toolbox?

Therapy Lasers for Horses: Another Tool in the Toolbox?

Lasers can be used to help heal wounds, repair tissue damage and more, and can be seen as another tool to help veterinarians.

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Staff Safari

Go on the safari in this blog from Katherine Dobbs, RVT, CVPM, PHR.

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Auburn University’s Raptor Center Holds Public Bird Release

Three rehabilitated birds were released in early October at the Opelika Wood Duck Heritage Preserve and Siddique Nature Park.

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Texas Suspends Vet’s License for 5 Years

Dr. Millard L. Tierce draws a five-year suspension for not following through on euthanasia orders and for violating other veterinary standards.

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Feline Stomatitis: Medical Therapy for Refractory Cases

Evidence points to stomatitis being an immune-mediated disease rather than a bacterial infection. Here's how to manage it.

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Hunkering Down: How To Prepare Horses For Winter

Your clients know that winter weather is coming, but are they prepared to adjust their horses’ feeding programs to keep up with the seasons?

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Henry Schein Adds Abaxis Veterinary Line

Henry Schein Animal Health and Patterson Veterinary Supply will distribute Abaxis products as a major competitor moves to direct sales.

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