April 01, 2007

Congress has again taken up legislation intended to increase the number of veterinarians working in food safety, food systems, biomedical research, and other public health-related areas of practice.

Companion Animals

Only two weeks after receiving pet oxygen masks as a donation from a local elementary school, the Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect Inc. in Connecticut put one to use on a small Yorkshire Terrier that was caught in a structure fire.

Equine

In an effort to provide the safest racing surfaces possible, a number of Thoroughbred racetracks in the United States and Canada are installing synthetic surfaces.