December 15, 2005

A Senate subcommittee recently held a hearing about a controversial bill aimed at regulating puppy mills by bringing federal oversight to large-scale pet breeders who sell directly to the public and over the Internet.

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AASV Foundation seeks proposals for swine research Printer-friendly version The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation is seeking research proposals for funding in 2006. The foundation will disburse up to $12,000 in award money, with a maximum of $6,000 per project. Proposals are due Jan. 31, 2006. The selection and announcement of projects for funding will take place in March. Proposed research must fit into one of the five action areas in the foundation's mission statement: enhancing the image of the swine veterinary profession supporting the development and scholarship of students and veterinarians interested in the swine industry addressing long-range issues of the profession supporting faculty and promoting excellence i ...