Why small animal veterinarians should care about farm animals
Concern for animals slaughtered in the U.S. should be part of the veterinarian's oath.
Be vigilant with controlled veterinary drugs
Substance abuse can easily run rampant in a veterinary clinic environment. Make sure you-and your practice-are protected.
Ex-veterinarian charged with 48 counts of animal cruelty in New Mexico
Clopton ordered to pay $27,000 for care of seized dogs; evidence points to practicing without license.
Federal agencies seek input on plan for veterinary oversight of antimicrobial use
Producers who once ordered drugs direct from manufacturer will now need veterinary prescription.
Ala. veterinary board accepts AAHA accreditation in lieu of inspection
Hospitals that meet AAHA's 900-plus standards will be exempt from state board inspection.
Veterinary caucus introduces bill to protect mobile practitioners
HR 1528 would exempt veterinarians from DEA restrictions on transporting controlled substances.
Alabama veterinarians take sides on nonprofit spay-neuter clinics
Bills introduced in state legislature would determine extent of nonprofit clinic limitations.
Oklahoma OKs horse slaughter for human consumption
Federal legislation would prohibit domestic slaughter and export of live horses.
California Horse Racing Board identifies Purina horse feed contaminated with zilpaterol
Purina says it is fully cooperating with investigation; racing board hopes to prevent horses from ingesting the banned substance.
DEA targets mobile veterinarians in California
Practitioners who carry drugs in vehicles told they're violating Controlled Substances Act.
Ohio passes dog breeding law
State can now regulate puppy mills.
Texas seeks to identify veterinary shortage areas for inclusion in loan repayment program
Commission seeks nominations for areas in need of food animal medicine, rural private practice or public practice.
New rodenticide without antidote alarms pet toxicology experts
2008 EPA regulations may have unintended but dangerous consequences.
Inspection of Chinese poultry-processing plants may signal opening for imported poultry for human consumption
FDA continues to investigate pet illnesses associated with Chinese chicken products.
New York Life bails as AVMA health insurance underwriter
GHLIT working to transition members to new plan by the time coverage runs out Dec. 31, 2013.
Washington veterinarian accused of abusing patients and clinic medication
Peter Rule, DVM, says allegations are false, blames disgruntled former employees.
New horse racing rules adopted in New York state
Updated regulations adopted after spike in equine fatalities at Aqueduct Winter Meet in 2011-2012.
FDA suspends Sunland manufacturing facility registration
Nut product manufacturer implicated in Salmonella outbreak that led to dog treat recall.
AVMA, AAEP back anti-soring resolution introduced in U.S. House
HR 6388 aims to strengthen Horse Protection Act and USDA enforcement.
Pol stands by 'old school' approach to veterinary practice
Incredible Dr. Pol star unfazed by probation, professional scrutiny.
Hotly debated amendments to Alabama practice act voted down by state veterinary board
Public shows up in support of nonprofit spay-neuter clinics.
FTC workshop focuses on pet medications
Veterinarians say they're writing prescriptions when appropriate but maintain unique dispensing ability.
Dr. Pol, reality TV veterinarian, fined and placed on probation for negligence, incompetence
National Geographic says disciplinary action will not affect the highly rated show.
Conflict over nonprofit veterinary clinics escalates in Alabama
State veterinary board proposes changes to practice act; lack of consensus prevents state VMA from taking a stance.
USDA issues decertification notice to horse industry organizations
Groups challenge amended regulations to Horse Protection Act regarding soring.
California bill shielding tenants from declawing, devocalization penalties signed into law
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1229 Wednesday, which prohibits landlords from refusing occupancy to a potential tenant with pets that are not declawed or devocalized.
Audit of the Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners reveals struggling agency
Board adopts audit recommendations, asks for additional staffing.
Pets and Vets: UC-Davis regrows jaws and other state veterinary news
A state-by-state look at the world of animal health.
FDA considers regulatory action against therapeutic pet food manufacturers
Draft compliance policy guide available for review and comment through Nov. 9.
U.S. Reps. from Tennessee and Kentucky sponsor H.R. 6388 to amend the Horse Protection Act
Amendments aim to increase protection against equine soring.
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