West Nile virus en route to 'Golden State'
The West Coast appears to be the next victim of the West Nile.
Mad cow not spread by embryos
Evidence that embryos sampled from cattle infected with mad cow disease neither develop nor spread the illness to healthy animals will be released in an upcoming study, reports Reuters.
U.S. veterinarians answer Asian turtle crisis
A U.S.-based organization arranged for the seizure of a shipment of about 10,000 critically endangered aquatic turtles en route to China destined for food consumption in mid-December.
More lawsuits over cat study
A physicians' group is suing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for allegedly concealing information about a controversial veterinary experiment on cats to study effects of methamphetamine drug abuse in people.
New consultant group formed
A group of veterinary consultants and advisors have formed the Association of Veterinary Practice Management Consultants and Advisors (AVPMCA).
FDA OK's dose inhaler for horses
Horses with recurrent airway obstruction may no longer have to suffer following Food and Drug Administration approval of a specially designed equine inhaler with medication.
AAEP doles out student scholarships
Eight veterinary students were selected to receive $2,500 scholarships from the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the American Livestock Insurance Co.
HSUS targets wildlife control practices
Washington-Model legislation for states to improve regulation and oversight of the urban wildlife control industry has been introduced by the Humane Society of the United States.
USDA orders repairs on animal labs
Washington-Federal animal health laboratories - the places where strains of anthrax, botulism and plague reside in the U.S. - are in dire need of repair, says a U.S. Department of Agriculture official.
NAHMS study releases "Final Four"
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released the remaining four fact sheets based on the National Animal Health Monitoring System Equine '98 study.
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