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2010-10-27 07:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Behavior College (ABC) is ready to enroll military spouses in any of its three exciting animal-related career courses thanks to the re-launch of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Military Spouse Career Advancement Program (MyCAA). Funding for the highly successful program had been suspended for revamping by the DOD earlier this year, but not before ABC enrolled almost 1,000 military spouses in its programs. ABC President Steve Appelbaum says,...

2010-09-24 15:02:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the first veterinary medical college opened in Lyon, France, 250 years ago, one had to already be a physician to even qualify to study for a degree in veterinary medicine. Today's veterinary medical student is well versed in MRIs, lasers, and graduates with a degree in comparative medicine that impacts the health and welfare of people, animals and the environment worldwide. "As the Senate's only veterinarian, it's important that...

2010-09-16 17:20:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College's Veterinary Medical Technology students are benefiting from a unique partnership between Buncombe County and the Asheville Humane Society that allows the students to train in a clinic built especially for them. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO) "It was a fortunate lining of the stars," said...

2010-07-29 09:38:00

ATLANTA, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 9,000 veterinary professionals and their guests are arriving in Atlanta for the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) annual convention at the Georgia World Congress Center. The convention runs from July 31 - Aug. 3. The AVMA Convention is packed with story ideas, interviews and photo opportunities. Veterinary experts from around the world are in attendance to discuss hot topics such as animal welfare, stem cell therapy,...

2010-07-21 17:50:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) today applauded U.S. Senators Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, for introducing the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act (S. 3621). The bipartisan legislation will help the country address a critical shortage of veterinarians serving our rural areas by making the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) tax-exempt, thereby increasing the number...

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...

2010-05-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Animal Health announced today the first recipients of a new $2 million scholarship program for U.S. veterinary students. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100416/PFIZERLOGO ) The initiative, designed to support the future of the veterinary profession, will provide up to $2 million in scholarships over its first three years. Administered in partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF), the program is an...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global experts in veterinary medicine, human medicine, and parasitology have outlined the growing threat of canine vector-borne diseases (CVBD) and the impact these diseases have on canine and human health at the 5th Annual CVBD Symposium in New York City. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2010-03-12 08:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Their numbers are dwindling at such a rate that our food supply may be in jeopardy - and that decline may continue as their educational debt continues to rise. These are just two of the challenges facing food animal veterinary medicine, one of the bulwarks of our food safety system. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), as part of its ongoing effort to bolster the number of food animal veterinarians in the United States,...

2010-01-20 15:47:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) have joined a coalition of other animal health and welfare groups to help address the ongoing humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti following the January 12 earthquake that devastated the country. The Animal Relief Coalition of Haiti (ARCH) was developed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and World Society for the...