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.
Washington -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has adapted a military offensive targeting prioritization tool into a new software program that will help the agriculture reduce its vulnerability to tampering and other criminal attacks.
Seattle, Wash. -- Researchers at the University of Washington have scanned the genomes of 275 unrelated dogs to discover what role human selection has had in purebred dogs. In the process, they identified 155 regions that they believe have been affected by selective breeding.