Veterinarian Industry Announcements
October 28, 2005
The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has successfully completed the Kresge Challenge, a $1.5 million grant from the Kresge Foundation of Troy, MI. The grant will be used toward completing the new teaching and research... Read More
October 14, 2005
Bidding for the 2006 multiple-breed, internet-based Stallion Service Auction to benefit the Louisiana State University Equine Health Studies Program begins today (Oct. 14).
Access the auction page through
October 12, 2005
At a dinner Oct. 10 at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., Drs. Travis C. McGuire Jr. of Washington State University and C. Wayne McIlwraith of Colorado State University were inducted into the Equine Research Hall of Fame. It has been 10... Read More
September 19, 2005
The Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine Equine Clinic established the Horse Hurricane Helpline on Thursday, Sept. 1, and faculty, staff, and students began fielding countless calls around the clock from people reportin... Read More
September 13, 2005
"We have lots of horses that are in fresh, clean stalls," reported Rustin Moore, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, direcotr of the Equine Health Studies Program at the Louisiana State Univerity College of Veterinary Medicine the evening of Tuesday... Read More
September 09, 2005
"There are hundreds of little interest stories that have or will come out of this thing" said Ky Mortensen, Director of Advancement for the Equine Program at Louisiana State University College of Veterinary Medicine. "Some will be remembered for... Read More
September 08, 2005
The evening of Sept. 7, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) posted the following report. To donate to the AVMA's Foundation and Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMATs), visit
September 06, 2005
For the first time in their 11- year history, four complete Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT) have been simultaneously deployed. Staged in neighboring communities since Aug. 30, all four teams have now moved in to Katrina-ravaged areas... Read More
September 02, 2005
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine has set up a Horse Hurricane Helpline to help those horse owners with questions regarding rescue, shelter, and veterinary care.
Please call 225/578-9501 for... Read More
September 02, 2005
Mission assignments were falling into place last night when the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) sent its seventh disaster update in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. As of 11:30 pm CDT yesterday (Sept. 1), here were the location... Read More
September 01, 2005
According to the latest Hurricane Katrina disaster update from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) at 9:00 pm CDT on Aug. 31, four Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams (VMAT) were deployed and awaiting mission assignments for... Read More
August 30, 2005
Rafferty Rafferty Tollefson (RRT) of St. Paul, Minn., has been chosen as the principal architect for the new University of Minnesota Equine Center.
RRT will be working with Gralla Architects, an Oklahoma-based firm that specializes in th... Read More
August 01, 2005
Research awards are given each year to American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) residents authoring the best abstracts at the ACVIM forum. Two equine projects received awards on June 4 in Baltimore, Md.
Luis Arroyo, DVM, of... Read More
June 28, 2005
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will once again offer an extensive three-day training course on August 8-10, 2005, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. This training is designed to educate first responders such as firefighters, police... Read More
June 20, 2005
An area of Cornell's Comparative Orthopedics Laboratory was renamed in an effort to honor famed equine surgeon John Donald (J.D.) Wheat, DVM '45, during alumni reunion activities at the College of Veterinary Medicine on June
The... Read More
January 28, 2005
The Illinois Department of Agriculture has promoted a longtime staff veterinarian to fill key positions responsible for protecting the health of the state's livestock.
Mark Ernst, DVM, of Washington, Ill., has been named state... Read More
January 24, 2005
The theriogenology program at Louisiana State University's (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine manages reproduction in its clinical practice and reproductive research regarding horses, dogs, and other animals. According to Dr. Dale... Read More
December 01, 2004
John T. "Jack" Bryans, MS, PhD, 80, an equine researcher who developed numerous vaccines, died Oct. 2 in Lexington, Ky.
Bryans was internationally recognized for his infectious disease research. Bryans and E. Roger Doll, DVM, MS, discovered... Read More
November 29, 2004
The University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College has opened its new $5-million magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility. It's one of only a few worldwide that can accommodate a wide range of animals, from cats and dogs to horses and... Read More
November 05, 2004
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine hosted the grand opening of its Equine Intensive Care Unit, the newest addition to the school's Equine Health Studies Program, on October 22. This new 10-stall facility will enable the school to provide... Read More
November 01, 2004
Tufts University officials announced Aug. 8 that Cummings Foundation, Inc., has committed to investing $50 million in the university's veterinary school over the next 15 years. The gift is the largest in Tufts' history, and it could be the... Read More
October 15, 2004
The race is on toward better equine health. Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) has committed nearly $600,000 toward 14 new and continuing veterinary studies for horses in 2005. Foundation-funded scientists at universities throughout the United... Read More
September 23, 2004
The University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, has unveiled plans to build a new multi-million-dollar Equine Performance Centre, dedicated to diagnosing and treating problems in performance horses. The... Read More
September 08, 2004
Tufts University officials today announced that Cummings Foundation, Inc., has committed to investing $50 million in the University's veterinary school over the next 15 years.
The gift is the largest in the history of Tufts University... Read More
July 27, 2004
Smarty Jones won a little sympathy Saturday night, July 24, as Patricia Hogan, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, board-certified veterinary surgeon, recounted the tale of how the Pennsylvania-bred colt reared up in the starting gate of... Read More
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