American Veterinarian Medical Association

Getting down to business

A multimillion-dollar AVMA initiative aims to reverse a troubling financial decline being experienced throughout much of the U.S. veter...

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The article “6 factors in declining veterinary visits” in the March 1, 2011, issue of JAVMA News misstated a finding from the survey of pet owners in the Bayer Veterinary Care Usage Study. The finding that 64 percent of cats and 86 percent of dogs visited a veterinarian in the past year applies only to pets whose owners had visited a veterinarian in the past two years. Among all pet owners in the survey, 60 percent had taken their cat and 85 percent had taken their dog to a veterinarian in the past year.

The article “American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology” in the Sept. 1, 2011, issue of JAVMA News listed four individuals as being certified by the ACVCP as new diplomates in 2011. Dr. Brian V. Lubbers, Manhattan, Kan., is the only new ACVCP-certified diplomate this year.