Good news! The long-awaited 2013 edition of the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals has been published and it, together with an Executive Summary, can be accessed as a .pdf on the AVMA website. An e-reader-friendly version will be … read more
The American Veterinary Medical Association today released the following statement in response to the detection of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a dairy cow from central California. “The finding of this BSE-positive cow is not particularly surprising, and it is certainly … read more
The fiscal year 2012 Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP) application cycle is underway. Veterinarians interested in applying for the program can review the eligibility criteria and access the application package on-line at www.nifa.usda.gov/vmlrp. Applications are due by Friday, June 15, … read more
Some of the misinterpretations in the media may have resulted from results that were erroneously posted on October 28 by the FDA. The FDA issued corrected numbers on October 31, and my statements are based on the corrected and final information.