September 01, 2006

Supporters and opponents of a proposed ban on slaughtering horses for human consumption gathered on Capitol Hill in late July for a round of hearings on the merits of the controversial legislation.


AVMA search committee on the job Search expected to take a minimum of six months Printer-friendly version The AVMA Executive Vice President Search Committee that will recruit a successor to Dr. Bruce W. Little was set in motion by several actions taken in Honolulu in July. Prior to the AVMA Annual Convention, Dr. Little announced his intention to retire Dec. 31, 2007, and plans were laid to form a broad-based search committee to procure a new leader ( see JAVMA , July 15, page 196 ). At the July 13 Executive Board meeting in Honolulu, Dr. Robert E. "Bud" Hertzog of Lee's Summit, Mo., announced the names of the AVMA members he, as 2005-2006 board chair, was appointing to the search committee. He selected from some 40 names submitte ...