Madison, Wis. -- A new bill that would repay up to $50,000 in veterinary school loans for new Wisconsin food-animal practitioners is receiving a public hearing next week in front of the Wisconsin Senate's Committee on Agriculture and Higher Education.
Columbus, Ohio -- Membership of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, created through a livestock welfare ballot initiative in November 2009, is expected to be in place by March, according to the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).
Oklahoma City, Okla. --Equine teeth floaters are getting another chance at legitimacy in Oklahoma, after two years of back-and-forth decisions over whether they could practice their craft in the state.
Rockville, Md. -- The Food and Drug Administration reports its Veterinary Medicine Advisory Committee (VMAC) will meet to talk about new data from its risk minimization plan regarding Pfizer's ProHeart 6.
Duluth, Ga. -- To manage a temporary shortage of a canine heartworm treatment called Immiticide (melarsomine dihydrochloride), Merial continues to consult with veterinarians on a case-by-case basis, the company reports.