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AVMA launches new resources for veterinarians and veterinary students

The Student Externship Locator and the Training and Service Opportunities in Conservation, Environmental, Wildlife, and Zoological Medicine are resources which have recently been developed by the AVMA in response to membership need. Each of these databases continues to grow as relevant programs are submitted by universities, practices, agencies and organizations.

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Animal confinement ballot initiative launched in Ohio

In an expected move, the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and other groups announced today their intention to place on the ballot a proposal eliminating certain livestock housing systems. The ballot language would also call for a prohibition on the strangulation of cows and pigs as a method of euthanasia and the introduction of downer cows into the food supply system.

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AVMA petitions FTC for relief from Red Flags Rule

CHICAGO — In light of a recent federal court decision, four national organizations representing veterinarians, dentists and physicians called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today to exclude health professionals from controversial new regulation intended to combat identity theft.

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