Apr
17
2013
Veterinarians needing to take their show on the road have had their tires flattened by the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), but they could soon regain their mobility if Congress passes the recently introduced Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2013. ...more
Apr
11
2013
In the conclusion to a long-running court battle between a pet-owning couple and a Texas animal shelter, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that pet owners cannot sue for non-economic damages. ...more
Apr
11
2013
Retired veterinarian Dr. Ronald Hines is challenging the state of Texas in court after the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners penalized him for dispensing veterinary advice online. ...more
Apr
8
2013
The Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (ASBVME) recently passed a motion that allows veterinary hospitals to skip an inspection by the ASBVME if they have already passed an evaluation by AAHA. ...more
Apr
3
2013
The Texas Senate recently unanimously passed legislation proposed by Sen. Kirk Watson to ban gas euthanasia for shelter pets. The legislation - Senate Bill 360 - is now under consideration by the Texas House of Representatives. ...more
Mar
21
2013
Veterinarians in South Carolina are fighting to pass legislation that will limit the activities of low-cost spay and neuter programs in the area. ...more
Feb
13
2013
Broward County, the second most-populated county in Florida, added new bite to its laws aimed at protecting animals from abuse. Two major changes to the laws include the banning of cat hoarding and dog tethering. ...more
Jan
15
2013
A back-and-forth battle to determine whether people can sue for the sentimental value of their pets will finally get a definitive decision in the Texas Supreme Court in 2013. ...more
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