MADISON, Wisc. - 3/6/06 - An online training program for aquatic veterinary medicine was produced in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine's Dr. Michael Collins and the state's department of trade, agriculture and consumer protection.
LAS VEGAS - 3/2/06 - After a decade as The Animal Medical Center (AMC)'s president and chief executive officer, Dr. Guy Pidgeon resigns his New York post to steer Western Veterinary Conference (WVC) in Las Vegas.
WASHINGTON - 02/08/06 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will allow the three U.S. horse slaughter facilities to pay for its own inspections, negating a congressional edict that nixed federal funding for inspectors on the department's appropriations bill last year.
ORLANDO - 01/09/06 - A partnership forged between Merial and the American Heartworm Society produced a survey revealing more than 250,000 dogs and cats tested positive for heartworm infection nationwide in 2004, a rise in cases since the most recent survey in 2001.