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SAVMA Symposium at Illinois highlighted the best of the Midwest

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The event was hosted by the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. The 2023 Student AVMA (SAVMA) Symposium had nearly 700 veterinary students in attendance for the event from March 17-19.

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Board revises AVMA policies on horse tripping, opioids, public health

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The AVMA Board of Directors (BOD) updated and adopted several policies during its April 4-5 meeting at AVMA headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. The policy topics ranged from horse tripping to goat and sheep disbudding and dehorning to the veterinarian’s role in the opioid epidemic.

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AVMA task force to tackle specialist shortage in academia

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A new task force, proposed by the AVMA Veterinary Specialty Organizations Committee (VSOC) and approved by the Board during its April 5 meeting in Schaumburg, Illinois, establishes an entity tasked with identifying—and proposing solutions for—issues limiting the number of veterinary specialists seeking careers in veterinary academia.

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Faeh prevails in contest for AVMA president-elect

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Sandra Faeh of River Forest, Illinois, was elected by the AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) on July 14 from a pool of candidates vying for the office of 2023-24 AVMA president-elect.

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The Warbler Brewery: Canopy 2 Double India Pale Ale

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Birds and Booze News: Imperial Oak Brewing of Willow Springs, Illinois has collaborated with the Chicago Ornithological Society for a second year to release a Piping Plover Pale Ale , with proceeds of its sales going to conservation and education efforts by the Society. Good birding and happy drinking! Four out of five feathers (Excellent).

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Who Wants To See a Greater Prairie Chicken?

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In Abraham Lincoln’s day, Prairie Chickens were an incredibly abundant part of the Illinois prairie landscape. Today in Illinois, 68 males survive. Destroy the native prairies and lose Henslow’s Sparrows , Bobolinks , Upland Sandpipers , and Greater Prairie Chickens.

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Regarding Snow Leopards

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