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New Arkansas vet tech legislation poses risks to veterinary patients, clients, and practices

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The Arkansas state legislature recently adopted a law that will expand veterinary technician specialists’ (VTS) scope of practice. Another bill still under consideration would dilute the educational background required for veterinary technicians to qualify for licensure.

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Arkansas Out of the Dark Ages with Cruelty Law

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Arkansas becomes the 46th state to make cruelty to animals a felony, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Tags: animal cruelty legislation Arkansas us. It's not perfect, but it's progress in one of the more animal welfare-challenged parts of the US.

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Regarding Snow Leopards

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10,000 Birds goes eBirding – Part II

10,000 Birds

The Collective added six new states in the past three years, but none have eclipsed the century mark: Wisconsin ( 74 ), Utah (55), Hawaii (38), Oklahoma (18), Rhode Island (9), and Connecticut (5).

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Texas Father & Son Sentenced for Wildlife Trafficking

Critter News

They were illegally bringing in deer from Arkansas. Tags: wildlife trafficking Arkansas Texas deer. Texas restricts deer importing.) Plus a little matter with stolen property.

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Arkansas May Enact Tougher Animal Cruelty Laws

Critter News

They are one of only 5 states that doesn't have a felony animal cruelty law. A task force is now looking into changing that.

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What is the State Bird of Florida?

10,000 Birds

This common bird is also the state bird for Arkansas, Texas (another avian hot spot), Tennessee, and Mississippi, so Florida even misses points for originality. The brilliantly blue and endemic Florida Scrub Jay? The striking Snail Kite? Florida went with the Northern Mockingbird , found in all lower 48 states.

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