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Vet Tech Group Adds 5,000 Members

Vet Tech Group Adds 5,000 Members

The National Association for Veterinary Technicians in America grows with the assistance of Merial Ltd.

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Sentinel Heartworm Drugs Moving to Virbac

Sentinel Heartworm Drugs Moving to Virbac

Eli Lilly plans to spin off U.S. rights to two antiparasitics: Sentinel Flavor Tabs and Sentinel Spectrum.

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Purina Launches Made-to-Order Dog Food

Purina Launches Made-to-Order Dog Food

Dog owners can formulate a customized Just Right by Purina recipe based on the animal's condition and needs and have it shipped to their home.

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Study on Human Nails May Shed Light on Disease in the Hooves of Animals

Study on Human Nails May Shed Light on Disease in the Hooves of Animals

The study, conducted by The University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, found that excessive grooming of fingernails and toenails could lead to serious nail conditions, a finding that can be applied to farm animals and horses.

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Ross University Gains International Partner

Ross University Gains International Partner

A Memorandum of Understanding signed by Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore aim to develop mutually beneficial collaborations in education and research.

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Clearly Compassion Fatigue

Clearly Compassion Fatigue

If you teach others about compassion fatigue, do you struggle with treating yourself for compassion fatigue?

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Why You Can Benefit From Using the “EyePhone” on the Job

Why You Can Benefit From Using the “EyePhone” on the Job

Smartphone cameras and ocular photography can go hand-and-hand as app technology evolves.

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Purdue to Launch Residency Program in Vet Pharmacy

Purdue to Launch Residency Program in Vet Pharmacy

The program is co-sponsored by Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Pharmacy.

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4 Myths About Acupuncture

4 Myths About Acupuncture

Learn the myths and facts behind acupuncture.

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4 Ways to Enhance Your Client’s Experience at Checkout

4 Ways to Enhance Your Client’s Experience at Checkout

Discharging first and paying last as well as implementing an exam room checkout can go a long way to making your client's experience great.

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Farm Accident Couldn’t Keep Indiana Dog Down

Farm Accident Couldn’t Keep Indiana Dog Down

Hambone Award winner Charlie the Lab is back home on her Indianapolis farm after she was run over and nearly killed.

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Why Teeth Removal is Best When Your Patient Has Feline Stomatitis

Why Teeth Removal is Best When Your Patient Has Feline Stomatitis

Know the signs of feline stomatitis and how to treat it.

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Balance Out Your Team's Strengths and Weaknesses

Balance Out Your Team's Strengths and Weaknesses

Don't spend time trying to turn your employees' weaknesses to strengths. Balance your employees out.

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Zoetis Scholarship Deadline Is Nov. 30

Zoetis Scholarship Deadline Is Nov. 30

Hundreds of $2,000 scholarships are available to second- and third-year veterinary students.

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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 Colorado Isn’t

Texas Now Free of VS, But Colorado Isn’t

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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Vet Tech Group Adds 5,000 Members

The National Association for Veterinary Technicians in America grows with the assistance of Merial Ltd.

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Sentinel Heartworm Drugs Moving to Virbac

Eli Lilly plans to spin off U.S. rights to two antiparasitics: Sentinel Flavor Tabs and Sentinel Spectrum.

Comments

Purina Launches Made-to-Order Dog Food

Dog owners can formulate a customized Just Right by Purina recipe based on the animal's condition and needs and have it shipped to their home.

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Study on Human Nails May Shed Light on Disease in the Hooves of Animals

The study, conducted by The University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, found that excessive grooming of fingernails and toenails could lead to serious nail conditions, a finding that can be applied to farm animals and horses.

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Ross University Gains International Partner

A Memorandum of Understanding signed by Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Ngee Ann Polytechnic in Singapore aim to develop mutually beneficial collaborations in education and research.

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