November 01, 2009

More and more veterinary graduates are participating in internships and other advanced education programs, according to data compiled by the AVMA.

Companion Animals

The American Animal Hospital Association unveiled www.petmicrochiplookup.org in September, and a startup company launched a beta version of www.checkthechip.com in August. Both of these free Web sites match a microchip number with the microchip's manufacturer or distributor. In addition, the AAHA site searches several registries for more updated information.

Production Animals

The percentage of Salmonella isolates found in ground turkey that displayed resistance to nalidixic acid dropped from 8.1 percent in 2002 to 2.6 percent in 2007.

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