Veterinarian Industry Announcements
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
July 06, 2004
Ann Dwyer, DVM, of Scottsville, N.Y., has been chosen as the May honoree of the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) My Vet Matters Contest. Dwyer, nominated by horse owner Maureen Kuchta, has practiced at the Genesee Valley... Read More
June 22, 2004
The University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine received a Kresge Foundation challenge grant of $1.5 million for its new Teaching and Research Building. To obtain the grant funds, the School must raise $13.9 million by Oct. 1,... Read More
June 07, 2004
Dr. Warwick A. Arden, professor and head of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois' College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the new dean of North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary... Read More
June 01, 2004
Louisiana State University's (LSU) College of Veterinary Medicine is an exciting place to be right now. The reinvigoration of the personnel and campus are obvious even to the casual observer. But to those who have horses treated there, or who ar... Read More
May 24, 2004
One of the nation's first veterinarians to use arthroscopic surgery in equine practice, Joe Foerner, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, began providing surgical services to the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine on May 21. He will be... Read More
May 21, 2004
State Veterinarian Robert Stout, DVM, has banned all livestock and wild or exotic animals from Texas from entering Kentucky due to reports of vesicular stomatitis (VS) in horses in west Texas.
The order also prohibits the entry into... Read More
April 19, 2004
Two building projects at Louisiana State University's (LSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, one nearly completed and one proceeding apace, will not only offer horse owners better facilities for their horses being treated at LSU, but contribute t... Read More
Welfare Concerns Prompt AVMA Opposition to House Bill on Transportation and Processing of Horses for Slaughter
January 12, 2004
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) believes HR 857--The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act--could potentially harm more horses than it saves. An analysis by the AVMA reveals that HR 857, introduced by New York State... Read More
December 30, 2003
Applications for the position as Kentucky State Veterinarian are currently being accepted. Please send resume and curriculum vitae to: State Veterinarian Position, PO BOX 4021, Frankfort, KY 40604-4021. The expected closing dat... Read More
December 02, 2003
Norman W. Rantanen, DVM, PhD, MS, ACVR, was honored for his significant impact on the development and training of equine practitioners during the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) 49th Annual Convention in New Orleans, La. He... Read More
October 28, 2003
The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine will host its annual Equine Artificial Insemination Workshop Feb. 7-8, 2004, at the school. The workshop is open to horse breeders, but is limited to 18 participants.
This hands-on workshop is held t... Read More
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