Stillwater, Okla. -- The president of Oklahoma State University terminated a federally funded research project that would have studied the effects of anthrax on live baboons at the school's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
Melville, N.Y. and Dublin, Ohio -- A joint venture between Henry Schein Inc. and Butler Animal Health Supply will make the new company the largest veterinary sales and distribution company in the United States.
Washington -- In response to a lawsuit filed by an animal welfare organization, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has postponed the removal of more than 2,700 wild horses and burros in northwestern Nevada.
Manhattan, Kan. -- How will climate change affect the nutritional resources of cattle in the future? Likely, protein availability through grazing will diminish, prompting the need to start thinking about supplemental nutrition sources now, according to a study from Kansas State University.
National Report -- Studies have shown that pet owners aren't cutting back that much on creature comforts for their companions, despite the poor economy, and Honda has taken note with a new dog-friendly accessory package for its Element EX model.
Ames, Iowa -- Livestock feed is at a higher risk of mold development this year due to a cool, wet growing season that delayed harvest, according to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.