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2012-07-17 14:21:08

NEW YORK, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert C. Hart, DVM, DACVS as Director of The AMC Orthopedic Center of Excellence. Dr. Hart brings with him vast experience in orthopedic surgical technique, including total hip replacement surgery, which The AMC will now provide for dogs and cats. Prior to joining The AMC, Dr. Hart was Clinical Surgeon and Director of Surgical Services at the Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center...

2012-02-17 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced today that it has awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award to Dr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The award will be presented March 10 at the AAVMC's Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120217/DC55207) "Dr. King is an expert in One...

2012-01-13 10:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professor and veterinarian Anton Hoffman of Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been chosen by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) to receive the 2011 national Pfizer Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, the most prestigious teaching award in veterinary medicine in the United States. The award will be presented at the AAVMC annual conference in...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

UNION CITY, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, announced today its sponsorship of the Kansas State University Foundation to form the Abaxis Clinical Pathology Resident Fund that will provide support for a clinical pathology resident in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. "The formation of the Abaxis Clinical Pathology Resident Fund further exemplifies...

2011-05-31 15:45:03

A popular "get well" card shows a raccoon saying to a snake, "You wouldn't get these stomach aches if you chewed your food properly."  Vets know, however, that indigestion in snakes and other reptiles often results not from swallowing food whole but from a parasitic infection.  The gastrointestinal disease cryptosporidiosis represents a particularly severe problem:  although it is rarely otherwise serious in mammals, reptiles seem especially prone to it and the condition is...

2011-01-27 07:00:00

UNION CITY, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments for the medical, research and veterinary markets, announced today that it has formed a strategic alliance with Kansas State University, K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, and the commercial arm of Kansas State University, the National Institute for Strategic Technology Acquisition and Commercialization (NISTAC). This alliance will...

2010-07-16 15:14:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem College - Kansas City introduces a Veterinary Technology program to its roster of career-focused and education programs. Job prospects for veterinary technicians are growing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 edition. In fact, employment of veterinary technicians is expected to grow 36 percent over the 2008-18 projection period, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. Pet...

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...