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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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A Vet’s Selfless Act Toward A Kitten

A Vet’s Selfless Act Toward A Kitten

A veterinarian saves a cat’s life in this VPN Video of the Week.

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Making Enemies With A Porcupine

Making Enemies With A Porcupine

A veterinarian saves a dog’s life in this VPN Video of the Week.

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The Life Of A Military Vet

The Life Of A Military Vet

Veterinarians treat animals while serving our country in this VPN Video of the Week.

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A Look Inside Aquatic Veterinary Medicine

A Look Inside Aquatic Veterinary Medicine

Explore what being an aquatic veterinarian entails in this VPN Video of the Week.

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Special Thanks To Horse Vets

Special Thanks To Horse Vets

Horse owners say thank you to their equine veterinarians in this VPN Video of the Week.

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Veterinary Practice News Reader Survey

Veterinary Practice News Reader Survey

Take the Veterinary Practice News reader survey for a chance to win a $250 Visa gift card!

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Residents Receive Award for Work in Canine Cardiology

Residents Receive Award for Work in Canine Cardiology

Drs. Randolph Winter and Lance Visser receive the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Resident Research Award for work in canine cardiology.

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Must-Have Summer Reads: 5 Books Featuring Veterinarians

Must-Have Summer Reads: 5 Books Featuring Veterinarians

Whether packing some reading material for your vacation or reading on your lunch break, here are 5 books about veterinarians that are perfect for your summer reading list.

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The Pros And Cons of Equine Probiotics

The Pros And Cons of Equine Probiotics

Probiotics have come to the equine market. Veterinarians weigh in on the good and bad of probiotics and horses.

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What Do They Teach In Vet School?

What Do They Teach In Vet School?

Schools often teach skills that are difficult to quantify and grade. Did you learn these crucial life skills?

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Bill Permitting Off-Clinic Drug Dispensing Passes House

Bill Permitting Off-Clinic Drug Dispensing Passes House

The Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act heads back to the Senate.

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What To Tell Your Clients About The Rumor Of Ice Water & Dogs

What To Tell Your Clients About The Rumor Of Ice Water & Dogs

An old Internet rumor resurfaces and has dog owners wondering: Is ice bad for dogs? Here's what to tell your clients regarding this rumor.

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4 K-State Students Earn Scholarships in Army Veterinary Corps

4 K-State Students Earn Scholarships in Army Veterinary Corps

The F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program will pay 100 percent of their tuition.

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Want To Be A Better Surgeon? Play Video Games!

Want To Be A Better Surgeon? Play Video Games!

A study shows that playing video games may help students’ surgery skills.

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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

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

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

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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

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

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