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2010-01-13 13:00:00

DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- "Animals are his life and his world," wrote Mary Sue Katzenmayer of McHenry, Ill., describing Dr. Patrick Hourigan. In recognition of Hourigan's work, Katzenmayer submitted an essay to the third annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet® contest, and Hourigan was chosen as the 2009 Midwest regional winner. The nationwide essay contest, conducted by Morris Animal Foundation, allows clients to honor outstanding veterinarians for their...

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...

2009-10-28 11:04:00

DENVER, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping animals enjoy longer, healthier lives requires ongoing scientific animal health research to give veterinarians the tools they need to better diagnose and treat animals. Morris Animal Foundation, a world leader in supporting research to prevent, treat and even cure disease in companion animals, horses and wildlife, has committed to funding more than 200 animal health studies in 2010, with support for those studies totaling $13 million over the next...

2009-09-24 18:23:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today applauded U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and John Thune (R-SD) for introducing a Senate bill, the Veterinary Services Investment Act (VSIA), which will confront critical veterinary service shortages. VSIA would establish a new grant program to assist states in addressing their unique veterinary workforce needs. Grants awarded under the program could be used for activities such...

2009-08-31 09:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Private practice isn't for everyone, but for graduating veterinary students facing an average of $120,000 in debt, it often is the only logical choice. A new program -- the Pfizer Animal Health-Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) Veterinary Fellowship for Advanced Study -- gives current practitioners necessary financial support while they pursue a veterinary research career. The program commits a minimum of nearly $1.7 million over four years toward a solution...

2009-08-28 10:22:00

RUTHERFORD, N.J., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As concerns about diversion and counterfeiting of veterinary products continues to soar, and sales and profits are being diverted outside the veterinary channel, Summit VetPharm is maintaining its commitment to keep their Vectra(R) products, and the health and safety of pets, in the hands of veterinary professionals. Through their Bloodhound(R) Technology, a unique track-and-trace barcode system, the company ensures product authenticity and...

2009-05-26 15:01:00

Dr. Bennie I. Osburn Begins Three-Year Appointment PORTLAND, Ore., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Management International, Inc. (MMI), which operates under the name Banfield, The Pet Hospital, has appointed Bennie I. Osburn, DVM, PhD, DACVP to its board of directors effective immediately. Dr. Osburn is the dean of the largest veterinary school in the nation -- the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis -- and is also an esteemed leader in the veterinary profession....

2009-03-02 07:30:00

BIGLERVILLE, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Eklin RapidStudy(TM) digital radiography (DR) system in Adams County was recently installed at Dr. Flake's Animal Wellness Clinic which serves south central Pennsylvania, including Gettysburg, Fairfield and New Oxford. The state-of-the-art system from Eklin Medical Systems, the leader in veterinary care DR and image management, will benefit the area's thousands of veterinary patients, supporting the Clinic's commitment to excellent...

2009-02-13 10:16:00

Home delivery of Dechra's full product line, including VETORYL(R) Capsules, now available GLEN BURNIE, Md., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- VetCentric, Inc., the nation's largest practice-to-home delivery provider of prescription medications and veterinary therapeutic diets, today announced an affiliation with Dechra Veterinary Products. VetCentric's prescription management service enables Dechra to expand its reach to veterinarians and pet owners by utilizing VetCentric's unique...

2009-02-12 16:18:00

Dr. Rachel S. Boltz Wins Second Annual Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet Contest(R), Sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and BowTie, Inc. DENVER, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Californian and animal lover Lisa Lotti describes her veterinarian, Rachel S. Boltz of Los Altos, Calif., as an absolute star in the veterinary field and one of the most knowledgeable, dedicated, passionate veterinarians she has ever encountered. Thanks to these kind words, submitted in an essay...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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