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2010-04-26 10:35:00

HERSHEY, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is asking for nominations for the 2010 Dr. A. Wayne Mountan Memorial Media Award and the Wodan Animal Hero Award. Each year, PVMA presents the Dr. A. Wayne Mountan Memorial Media Award to the Pennsylvania news media for excellence in communicating veterinary medical contributions in animal and public health to the public. Each award includes an engraved plaque and cash prize. Up to four...

2010-03-26 12:49:00

HERSHEY, Pa., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 23, longtime "animal rights" activist Bill Smith distributed a news release that contained gross misrepresentations about the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA). This is PVMA's response. As veterinarians, PVMA members are committed to the health and welfare of animals. Smith's characterization of PVMA as "traditionally" siding with commercial dog breeders is 100 percent false. PVMA's position on animal health and welfare...


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