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2008-10-31 12:00:32

PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic announces the grand opening of their new full time state of the art specialty practice in Pasadena, CA. The 3,700 square foot facility has six dermatology exam rooms and a separate procedure room, where laser surgeries, allergy testing, biopsies, and other diagnostic testing, as well as treatments, can be performed on-site, in a quiet and stress-free environment. There is also a custom-built area in the clinic in which a...

2008-10-30 09:00:11

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE: CRL) today announced that Dr. Deborah Kochevar, Dean of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, was elected to the Company's Board of Directors. Dr. Kochevar's extensive scientific and veterinary expertise will be an asset to the board as it identifies new opportunities to further enhance the Company's unique portfolio of essential drug discovery and development products and services. As a member of the board, she...

2008-09-24 09:00:49

SARASOTA, Fla. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The growth rate of digital imaging technologies in veterinary care has been expanding rapidly in recent years. Eklin Medical Systems, a leading supplier of digital radiography (DR), ultrasound, PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System) and VIA practice management software systems for veterinary medicine, announced it installed its 1,000th RapidStart DR system at Veterinary Surgical Associates in California and kicked...

2008-09-09 12:00:41

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff today welcomed Dr. Craig Shultz, a Pennsylvania native and experienced large animal veterinarian, as state veterinarian and director of the Bureau of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services. Dr. Shultz will assume his new duties on Sept. 29. In his position as bureau director, he will also serve as executive director of the Pennsylvania Animal Health and Diagnostic Commission. "Dr. Shultz brings with him...

2008-08-04 18:01:03

A $25,000 unrestricted gift to Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine from Plainfield Asset Management, LLC, of Greenwich, Conn., will strengthen the College's commitment to equine education and research. Plainfield has investments in Tioga Downs, Vernon Downs, both New York horse racing facilities, is the principal investor in Capital Play, one of the bidders for the video lottery terminal at Aqueduct Race Track and has other horse racing and gaming interests globally. "The College's...

2008-07-24 06:01:05

A WARWICKSHIRE veterinary centre has landed a top industry honour to join an elite club in the Midlands. Avonvale Veterinary Centre's surgery in Broxell Close, Warwick, has been awarded Small Animal Hospital status - the highest accreditation awarded by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. The practice, which also has centres at Kenilworth, Wellesbourne and Southam, is one of only a handful of surgeries with the status in the Midlands. Senior vet Anita White said: "It's a great pat...

2007-02-20 09:01:09

SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary hospitals and pet owners in the Shelton, Connecticut, area now have a convenient and advanced new resource for the medical and surgical treatment of animals. Shoreline Animal Emergency Clinic, which has provided emergency coverage to area hospitals on off hours and holidays for over 20 years, announces the opening of its state-of-the-art new Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Shelton, conveniently located at 895...

2006-10-23 12:01:09

Veterinary Diagnostics Institute (VDxI), Inc., a specialty diagnostics laboratory services provider for companion animals, today announced that Nabil (Bill) J Nouri has been appointed to VDxI's Board of Directors. Bill Nouri, spanning an impressive 30+ years in the reference laboratory service sector, began his career with the original formation of Metpath Laboratories in 1973. In the early '90s Bill Nouri was Vice President & General Manager of Metpath's (now Quest Diagnostics)...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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