Archive for January, 2015

Human-animal bond moves to center stage

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Organization seeking congressional support from veterinarians for initiative promoting health benefits of pets.

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The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) just concluded a highly successful annual conference in Orlando, Florida. Besides providing thousands of hours of high-quality continuing education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians, NAVC serves as the first gathering point each year for the animal health industry. Practicing veterinarians get the chance to mix with veterinary school deans and senior leaders from animal health and nutrition companies.

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Veterinary issues to watch in 2015 Congress

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Pet medications bill still kicking; new grants could provide opportunities for rural veterinarians.

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Congress is back in session with a new Republican majority in charge of the Senate and a White House chastened from midterm losses. So what should veterinary medicine expect? Well, animal health may not have been the fulcrum of 2014 midterm elections, to be sure, but there will be critical action for veterinarians early on in 2015.

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