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American College of Veterinary Surgeons – October 11-14, 2023

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The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) held its annual surgery summit October 11-14 in Louisville, Kentucky. The ACVS presented awards and seated some new officials.

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Veterinarian-jockey breaks the mold on and off the racetrack

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Ferrin Peterson has always wanted to ride the winning horse at the Kentucky Derby, and she has never been closer than now to achieving her dream. When she’s not racing, she’s busy making house calls or scrubbing in for surgery, working as an associate at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Kentucky.

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American Veterinary Dental College – June 9-16, 2023

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The American Veterinary Dental College recently welcomed new diplomates following the board certification examinations it held between June 9-16 in Lexington, Kentucky, and Las Vegas.

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Kentucky: First in Crane Hunting?

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This time, it’s the full commission– nine members of the Kentucky Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources—who will get together on June 3, 2011, to vote on whether to open season on Sandhill Cranes in Kentucky. What’s the necessity of hunting cranes? Hunting should never be about that.”

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Whooping Cranes Shot and Killed in Kentucky

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Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the death of two Whooping Cranes in Hopkins County, Kentucky. It’s deja vu all over again , sadly. The mated pair was passing through the area last fall as part of Operation Migration , an effort to restore a migrating population of the birds to the eastern United States.

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Take That, Kentucky!

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Maybe Kentucky shouldn’t have allowed the Sandhill Crane hunt ? An avian visitor to the state senate let its displeasure be known. Via Lowering the Bar.

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Kentucky Man Guilty of Selling Red-tailed Hawks

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Danny Gayheart of Noctor, Kentucky, pleaded guilty to selling three Red-tailed Hawks to an undercover agent for $50 each. He will have to pay over $1,600 to fund the birds’ rehabilitation and will be sentenced – to up to two years in prison – in February.

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