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FDA investigating elevated levels of vitamin D in Hill’s recall

FDA investigating elevated levels of vitamin D in Hill’s recall

The agency says it is looking into the presence of elevated levels of Vitamin D in Hill’s Pet Nutrition canned dog food. The company has expanded its recall of certain products, all of which were made using the same vitamin premix as those in January’s recall.

LSU improperly paid $400,000 to faculty member who didn’t do his job

LSU improperly paid $400,000 to faculty member who didn’t do his job

Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine is under the microscope after a state review found the school paid a faculty member $400,000 in salary and related benefits all while he didn’t work.

Croghan, N.Y., veterinarian accused of forcible touching

Croghan, N.Y. veterinarian accused of forcible touching

A N.Y. veterinarian is facing three counts of forcibly touching a 19-year-old woman in relation to two incidents last October. In 2006, he faced similar criminal charges and was convicted of three counts of forcible touching.

UC Davis ranked number one veterinary medicine school in the U.S.

UC Davis ranked number one veterinary medicine school in the U.S.

According to the 2020 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools Rankings, UC Davis topped the list, followed by Cornell University, Colorado State University, North Carolina State University, and Ohio State University. The rankings are based on peer assessment surveys given to deans and other administrators/faculty.

VetSuccess and Fear Free develop fecal testing program

VetSuccess and Fear Free develop fecal testing program

VetSuccess and Fear Free have partnered to create Fear Free Fecals, a reminder program designed to increase fecal testing compliance and to help reduce patient stress by avoiding stool sample collection at visits.