November 15, 2008

Over the years, Pennsylvania has picked up another nickname besides the Keystone State—The Puppy Mill Capital of the East.

Companion Animals

Stalled attempts at creating an alternative to surgical sterilization for cats and dogs have received a jump-start in the form of a $75 million donation; its goal—bringing to market a safe, affordable drug that will help curb dog and cat overpopulation.

Production Animals

The American Association of Bovine Practitioners' 41st annual conference ran Sept. 25-27 in Charlotte, N.C., jointly with the meeting of the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners.