Veterinarian Industry Announcements


State Veterinarians' Offices Listed Online

January 01, 2001

Your state veterinarian’s office handles health concerns of horses ranging from West Nile virus and other encephalitic diseases to Coggins test requirements. Do you know how to contact your state veterinarian for information about your state’s... Read More


Parasitologist Honored

December 22, 2000

A parasitologist on faculty in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech was recently recognized with the most distinguished honor conferred by the American Society of... Read More


Pioneer In Equine Veterinary Medicine Honored By Colorado State

December 08, 2000

Colorado State honored one of the nation's pioneers in equine reproductive science in a ceremony Dec. 1, at the dedication of the Equine Center as the B.W. Pickett Equine Center.

Pickett, who first came to Colorado State in 1967 as... Read More


Three To Be Honored As AAEP Distinguished Life Members

November 27, 2000

Three past presidents of the American Association of Equine Practitioners will be honored with the group's 2000 Distinguished Life Member award.  James Coffman, DVM, Gary Lavin, VMD, and Robert Shideler, DVM, will be recognized for their... Read More


Dr. Robert Mowry Jr. Presented With 2000 Van Ness Award

October 13, 2000

The American Horse Council presented Dr. Robert Mowrey with the 2000 Van Ness Award on Sept. 23 at an Awards luncheon in conjunction with its annual meeting in Arlington, VA.

A Professor at North Carolina State, Dr. Mowrey has been... Read More


Rescuers Honored

September 01, 2000

Winners have been announced in the first annual Rio Vista Fund contest to recognize outstanding equine and canine rescue agencies.

Victoria Goss and Last Chance Corral of Athens, Ohio, won the Agency award for their work saving 200... Read More


Equine Orthopaedic Research Center To Be Built At CSU

June 01, 2000

Building plans for the construction of the world's first Equine Orthopaedic Research Center are underway and work on the 12,000 square-foot building is scheduled to begin no later than January 1, 2001 at Colorado State University.

A gif... Read More


Midway College Offers Equine Therapy Degree

January 07, 2000

Midway College, located in Midway, Kentucky, in the heart of Bluegrass horse country, recently added the only bachelor's degree program in equine therapy in the United States to its curriculum. This degree program offers students the chance to... Read More


Bequest to Penn's Vet School will Support Equine and Canine Research

July 09, 1999

A $9.8 million gift to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine from the estate of Isabel (Mrs. Alan R.) Robson will enhance the school's ability to educate future veterinarians while conducting cutting-edge equine and canine... Read More


OSU College of Vet Med Acquires Gait Force Analyzer To Help Quantify Lameness

February 26, 1999

Staff members at Oklahoma State University's Boren Veterinary Medical Hospital collect data from the new gait force analyzer. The technology helps veterinarians assess the degree of lameness in animals.Thanks to a new piece o... Read More


Sauers Honored

February 01, 1999

American Quarter Horse Foundation announced that Director Emeritus LaRue Sauers of Sedalia, Mo., is the 1998 Merle Wood Humanitarian of the Year award winner. Sauers was honored at the "You Can Make A Difference" reception on Tuesday, Nov. 17,... Read More


LSU Helping Animals And Humans Reproduce

February 01, 1999

The Louisiana State University Agricultural Center's reproductive physiology research program started with one main focus--helping farm animals reproduce efficiently and at the least cost to livestock producers. Along the way, this research... Read More


Valley Foundation Gift To Help Vet School Remedy Facilities Deficiencies

January 22, 1999

A $10.7 million gift from the Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation—the largest single cash gift in the campus's history—will boost significantly efforts to improve aging facilities at the University of California, Davis, School... Read More


Aging Facilities Put Vet School On Limited Accreditation

December 31, 1998

Due to deficiencies in its aging physical facilities, the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine has been assigned limited accreditation status for two years by the American Veterinary Medical... Read More


WesternU Names The Nation's First Woman Dean Of A College Of Veterinary Medicine

September 11, 1998

The President of Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) announced September 10, 1998, the appointment of Shirley D. Johnston, DVM, PhD, as Founding Dean of the University's new College of Veterinary Medicine.... Read More


AVMA/AVMF And The American Red Cross Join Forces;

April 17, 1998

Separation or injuries to beloved family pets oftentimes compounds the devastation people suffer during disasters.

A "Statement of Understanding" signed this afternoon at American Red Cross... Read More


Veterinary School Welcomes New Program Director

April 09, 1998

The University of California-Davis (UCD), School of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Equine Health has named a new director.

Gregory Ferraro, DVM, says he plans to actively promote the... Read More


AVMA Joins AAEP In Support Of PMU Farm Management

February 17, 1998

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the nation's largest veterinary organization, released a statement in support of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) assessment of the management of mares utilized in the... Read More


Drs. Lavin And Robbins Honored

January 02, 1998

During the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Reception held at the Annual AAEP meeting in Phoenix in December, Dean Alan M. Kelly honored two outstanding alumni, A. Gary Lavin, VMD, and Jack Robbins, VMD, and... Read More