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April 19, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 4/13–4/19

This week: Dogs get banned, a rescue backfires, and your pet wants to know if there’s anything good on Netflix.

March 28, 2018

Unhand that dog!

Which caregivers should be allowed to put their hands on a client’s pet? And under what circumstances? For that matter, what constitutes a qualified caregiver? A bill is coming to a vote before the California State Assembly’s Committee on Business and Professions next Tuesday that could change the answers to those questions, at least in California, and pose some thorny new ones with serious implications for the veterinary industry nationwide.

March 26, 2020

Weekly News Roundup 3/20 to 3/26

This week: Some medical students get out of school early to join the fray, human medical workers told to keep mum on COVID-19, and good news on the testing-pets-for-coronavirus front.

January 04, 2018

Weekly News Roundup 12/28/17 – 1/4/18

This week: a Staffordshire terrier peers reviews papers, Colorado pays the tab for large animal vet students, and who gets the dog in a divorce?

October 24, 2019

Weekly News Roundup 10/18 to 10/24

This week: Arizona greenlit for new veterinary college and testing on early detection of canine cancer. Plus, 1 woman, 1 van, and . . . 300 rats.

April 16, 2020

AAHA releases interim vaccination considerations for dogs and cats

Most people know that the Veterinarian’s Oath focuses on caring for animals and protecting animal welfare. But there is also a very important line in the Oath: a newly minted veterinarian must also swear to benefit society through “the promotion of public health.”

May 28, 2021

Telemedicine update

Last year, the FDA took steps to ease the transition from in-person visits to telemedicine. What happens next?

July 25, 2019

Weekly News Roundup 7/19 to 7/25

This week: Inaugural class at new veterinary school could get sent home come September, tracking baby turtles from the International Space Station, and would you like a lost-pet flyer with that pizza?

January 11, 2019

Study: Rise in veterinary opioid prescriptions could contribute to human opioid epidemic

A new study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine reviewed all opioids dispensed at the veterinary school for from January 2007 through December 2017. The findings show that prescriptions rose 41% annually, while the number of patient visits rose only 13%.The researchers found the ratio worrisome.

January 09, 2020

Weekly News Roundup 1/3 to 1/9

This week: World’s first cloned cat still going strong, beware CBD products that leave out the CBD, and a cat thief thoughtfully leaves owner a note from the cat’s perspective.

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