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AVMA convention benefits veterinary professionals, community


The AVMA's annual convention, June 21 through 25 in Austin, Texas, offers learning and networking opportunities for veterinar -More

Pasteurization method matters for killing H5N1


Heating raw milk to 63 degrees Celsius, or 145.4 degrees Fahrenheit, and holding that temperature for two minutes decreased H -More

Parked cars can be lethal traps for pets, children


The temperature inside a parked car can reach 90 degrees Fahrenheit in 10 minutes when the outdoor temperature is only 70 F,  -More

Mobile low-cost veterinary clinic stolen in San Leandro, Calif.


Thieves stole a trailer filled with $500,000 worth of veterinary supplies and equipment last week from a low-cost clinic in S -More

Wyo. wildlife officials track rabbit disease


The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking residents to report sightings of dead rabbits to help officials track rabbit h -More

7 poultry farms in Australia hit by H7 avian influenza


Birds at six poultry farms in Australia have been infected with highly pathogenic H7N3 influenza, and another farm has experi -More

Elephant seal pup takes epic journey


An elephant seal pup that was tagged on the beach at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California swam nearly 5,000 miles round- -More

Veterinarian helps pet owners make tough decisions


Veterinarian Lisa Walling, who specializes in end-of-life care, makes sure her patients are as comfortable as possible and he -More

Colo. says dairy cattle should be tested before shows


Guidance from the Colorado Department of Agriculture recommends that cattle owners monitor herds for signs of illness and wor -More

CO ballot measures raise veterinary care concerns


Two proposed ballot initiatives in Colorado are drawing criticism from veterinarians and state Rep. Karen McCormick.  -More

Celebrate AVMA award recipients at Convention


Help recognize excellence in veterinary medicine by celebrating AVMA Excellence Award recipients in person.  -More

SmartBrief will be closed Wednesday, June 19


In observance of Juneteenth in the US, SmartBrief will not publish Wednesday, June 19.

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