A British cat won a giant Easter egg.
Tune in online to Heska’s annual shareholder meeting on 4 May 2007. Info about the Webcast is here. (The press release says to “click on the Annual Meeting of Stockholders link on the front page” of the Heska Web site, however when I checked today no such link yet existed; hopefully the PR and IT departments will coordinate a little more closely in the future.)
An editorial in the Times of Malta urges the Maltese to consider setting up their own college of veterinary medicine.
A U.S. military veterinary mission in Djibouti ends up rescuing a young man caught in a flash flood. “With a powerful current of water standing between them and the injured 19 year-old man, three military members, accompanied by a local Djiboutian, tethered themselves together with a rope and made their way into the river.”
A nice story on a Columbus, WI, veterinarian whose husband is reservist serving in Iraq.
EquestrianMag.com reports on the end of the most recent outbreak of equine infectious anemia in Ireland.
CIO Asia reports on the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s development and implementation of a veterinary management information system. “With the value of the animals being cared for in excess of US$190 million, the stakes are high.” Indeed.
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on caprine acupuncture.
K9 Magazine explains how the Petplan Charitable Trust, a charity operated by a British pet insurance company, works.
Donations from grateful clients to veterinary colleges (and their teaching hospitals) are climbing.
Go for the title (“Plastic Rats and Disposable Lungs”). Go for the lead image (tandem parachuters, one holding a large gray plastic dog). Go to learn about the new generation of pet mannequins being used to train veterinarians. Just go! This story from Wired has so much going for it!
A profile of Emily Hilscher, a veterinary assistant who was one of the people killed at Virginia Tech last week.