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Baton Rouge -- The Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine?s Equine Medication Surveillance Laboratory (EMSL) will be conducting drug tests for all Louisiana racehorses for another three years.
Columbia, S.C. -- The South Carolina Association of Veterinarians (SCAV) is pushing state legislators to allow veterinary team members to give rabies vaccines. At present, only veterinarians can administer the vaccination to cats and dogs.
Ithaca, N.Y. -- A reproductive biologist at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine is the first veterinarian to receive the National Institutes of Health's Pioneer Award, which provides a five-year, $2.5 million research grant.
Washington -- Uncle Sam's animal inspectors hope a proposed new rule under the Animal Welfare Act will make it easier to conduct unannounced inspections at circuses, mobile petting zoos and other animal acts.