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Veterinary community grants wish for animal-loving girl with cancer

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To recognize her bravery, National Veterinary Associates, Colorado State University, and the AVMA created a special day with many magical moments for the young animal lover. Mary Stegmueller is a 7-year-old in Colorado who was diagnosed three years ago with a rare form of cancer that targets the brain stem.

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FDA warns manufacturers, distributors of unapproved antimicrobials for animals

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on December 14 announced it has issued nine warning letters to manufacturers and distributors of unapproved and misbranded medically important antimicrobial animal drugs for violating federal law.

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EPA, FDA weigh oversight overhaul for animal parasite products

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Two federal agencies are considering transferring oversight of some 600 products from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), a proposal that raises more questions than answers.

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World Veterinary Day celebrates veterinarians as essential health workers

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The World Veterinary Association (WVA) and Health for Animals announced that this year’s theme is “Veterinarians are essential health workers.” The 2024 World Veterinary Day will be held on April 27 and is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals, people, and the environment.

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Feline hospice, palliative care guidelines highlight cat, caregiver wellbeing

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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and The International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) have released their 2023 AAFP/IAAHPC Feline Hospice and Palliative Care Guidelines.

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WOAH celebrates 100th anniversary

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The World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH, founded as the OIE) celebrated its 100th anniversary on January 25 with an online event that reviewed the organization’s history, evolution, and vision of the future of animal welfare worldwide.