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2013-11-29 23:04:07

The South Carolina Association of Veterinarians recently presented awards recognizing its Veterinarian of the Year, Distinguished Veterinarian of the Year, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Clinic Staff and Humanitarian of the Year. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 SCAV Names Ben Phillips 2013 Veterinarian of the Year The South Carolina Association of Veterinarians (SCAV) has named Ben Phillips, DVM, as its Veterinarian of the Year. Dr. Phillips practices at Cleveland Park...

2013-11-12 23:33:38

Aspenwood Veterinary Hospital veterinarian, Dr. Kelly McCarty, will answer non-emergency pet health questions Friday evenings on the Faithful Friends social community website (http://www.faithfulfriends.com). Questions should be submitted via the “Ask a Vet” tab on the site. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Faithful Friends is pleased to announce that Dr. Kelly McCarty, DVM, founder of Aspenwood Veterinary Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo., will answer non-emergency pet health...

2010-07-15 13:18:30

Companion animals that have a long-term need for anticoagulant drug therapies may soon find help in a top-selling antiplatelet drug marketed to humans: clopidogrel, commonly known by the trade-name Plavix. Researchers in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine have found that clopidogrel may be a safe and effective treatment for dogs that need long-term anticoagulant therapy. In addition, it may offer a safe alternative to NSAIDs for treating dogs at risk of thromboembolism...

2010-05-14 09:22:19

Using nanotechnology and a patented signal enhancing technique developed at the University of Georgia, UGA researchers have discovered a rapid, sensitive and cost-effective method to detect and identify a number of rotavirus strains and genotypes in less than one minute with greater than 96 percent accuracy. In their study, Ralph A. Tripp and Jeremy D. Driskell, researchers in the College of Veterinary Medicine's department of infectious diseases, and Yiping Zhao and Richard Dluhy,...

2010-01-08 16:18:54

Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Georgia have developed an improved, more efficient method to test for the most serious of the parasitic worms in sheep, a problem that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in losses every year to the global sheep and wool industry. This technology is now available, and will allow a faster, easier and less expensive way to test for the presence and quantity of Haemonchus contortus, or "barber pole" worms, a species that is very...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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