NEW YORK - 04/19/05 - The nation's largest distributor of veterinary supplies will be called Butler Animal Health Supply LLC pending the early-summer approval of the merger between The Butler Co. and Burns Veterinary Supply.
DAVIS, CALIF. - 04/15/05 - Researchers have identified the mechanism that allows animals to recognize the amino-acid content in foods. Neurophysiologist Dorothy Gietzen and colleagues at the University of California-Davis (UC-Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine say the discovery has implications for the betterment of human health, particularly in epileptics, some of whom are influenced by amino-acid deficiencies.
Auburn University will receive $1.5 million over the next six years from the Maddie’s Fund foundation to create and support a comprehensive shelter medicine program. The foundation has awarded Auburn a first-year, $250,000 grant to establish the program and will give $250,000 each year for the next five years.