Lexington, Ky. -- Veterinarians who specialize in the care of racehorses will answer questions on that topic during November as part of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) "Ask the Vet" online discussion.
Denver -- Research into the health of cats, dogs, horses, wildlife and even alpacas is getting another boost from Morris Animal Foundation, which will fund more than 200 animal-health studies with $13 million over the next three years.
Whitehouse Station, N.J. -- Merck & Co., Inc. and Schering-Plough Corp. received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Swiss Competition Commission and the Canadian Competition Bureau for their proposed merger.
Germantown, Md. -- The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) announced recipients of three of its top annual awards -- one for career achievement, one for developing a time-tested procedure or test and one for service to the organization.
Davis, Calif. -- No one knows when and where the next global human pandemic will occur, but a government foreign-aid agency expects it to start as an animal disease and is paying the UC-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine to help find it.
Daytona, Fla. -- What are horse owners thinking? The nonprofit group American Horse Publications (AHP) is hoping to find out with a new online survey sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health and Pfizer Animal Health.