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2012-05-31 11:01:41

Without immediate action, a new National Research Council report warns, the academic veterinary community could fail to prepare the next generation of veterinarians for faculty teaching and research positions as well as for jobs in state diagnostic laboratories, federal research and regulatory agencies, and the pharmaceutical and biologics industry. Although the supply of veterinarians is growing, more than half of veterinary students seek training in companion animal or pet medicine. In...

2011-11-15 10:00:31

Training basic surgical techniques on toy animals before having to perform operations on living animals makes veterinary students much less anxious. At the same time, the use of laboratory animals is minimized. This is documented by a new PhD thesis from LIFE - the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Copenhagen. A surgical skills laboratory, also known as the 'teddy laboratory', strengthens learning and the teaching environment. The laboratory allows students to train basic...

2011-08-13 00:00:30

When budgets are tight, refurbished medical equipment can provide a significant cost savings without sacrificing quality of service. DRE Veterinary has an extensive catalog of refurbished equipment selected especially for veterinarians. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 DRE Veterinary now offers a wide selection of refurbished equipment designed specifically for the vet market to help serve customers who have scaled back in this slow economy. Even in booming times, medical equipment...

2011-08-12 16:45:00

PHOENIX, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians at the Phoenix Zoo welcomed the help of the Associate Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at St. Joseph's Heart & Lung Institute, Dr. Brian deGuzman, to perform a delicate surgery on the oldest mandrill in the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110812/LA51743) Wucaria, a 34-year-old female mandrill, a species of monkey, had a large abscess on her kidney. Phoenix Zoo veterinarians Dr. Gary West and Dr. Julie...

2011-07-18 10:00:00

SHAWNEE, Kan., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While much has been reported about an end to the ongoing recession in the U.S., the impact is still being felt in the veterinary community. Fifty-one percent of veterinarians reported a net decrease in patient visits over the last two years, while 42 percent said that revenues decreased in 2010 as compared to 2009. This decline continues a trend that has been documented over the last decade, even while the number of dogs and cats has increased...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

University teaching hospitals across the globe are relying on Ross Group's Universal Veterinary Information System for electronic medical records. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 Ross Group Inc (RGI) announced final contract award of the Universal Veterinary Information System (UVIS) with the University of Pretoria located in South Africa. "UVIS (Universal Veterinary Information System) is an enterprise level software package that manages all major aspects of hospital and lab...

2011-06-13 00:00:27

Erin Bradford will assist Spanish-speaking vets around the world. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) June 12, 2011 DRE Veterinary has named Erin Bradford its Bilingual Veterinary Sales Representative, the company's first Spanish-speaking veterinary equipment specialist. Bradford, a certified international shipping expert, is available to assist Spanish-speaking veterinarians in the United States and Latin America with their equipment needs. She moves into the role after two years as DRE's Export...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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