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Archive for June, 2013

Oregon Zoo Elephant Tests Positive for TB

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Rama, a 30-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, has tested positive for tuberculosis, the first ever instance of the disease in the zoo’s herd. The zoo routinely tests all its elephants for TB by taking an annual trunk culture as part of its comprehensive health program and in compliance with U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

International Camelid Conference in Oregon This Summer

Friday, June 7th, 2013

The International Camelid Health Conference (ICHC) will be held at Magruder Hall in Corvallis on July 11- 14, 2013. The conference is the premier gathering of veterinarians interested in camelid health care and is a combination of state-of-the-art research abstracts, reports, and comprehensive reviews. This conference is suitable for veterinarians with all levels of experiences […]

Revenues Rise for Small Animal Practices

Friday, June 7th, 2013

The American Animal Hospital Association’s 2012 State of the Industry Report contained some positive news this year. They found that revenue for companion animal practices rose a mean 5.6 percent between 2011 and 2012. Dr. Mike Cavanaugh, AAHA Executive Director, noted that hospitals reporting growth greater than ten percent were those who ‘believe their growth […]

2013 Commencement

Friday, June 7th, 2013

Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine will be awarding diplomas to the 31st graduating class on Sunday, June 16, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the LaSells Stewart Center. The keynote speaker is Captain Terri Clark, Chief Veterinarian of the U.S. Public Health Service. Faculty hooders are Dr. John Schlipf and Dr. […]

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