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Highly pathogenic avian influenza found in Texas, Kansas dairy cattle

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State and federal officials continue to investigate after highly pathogenic avian influenza is identified in clinical samples obtained from dairy cattle in Texas and Kansas

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Texas A&M develops diagnostic index for canine GI issues

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A research team from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Gastrointestinal (GI) Laboratory has validated a new diagnostic index to help veterinarians assess chronic GI dysfunction in dogs.

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Court dismisses challenge to Texas in-person veterinarian-client-patient relationship requirement

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A federal district court has again upheld provisions of a Texas veterinary practice act mandating that a veterinary-client-patient relationship (VCPR) be established in person rather than remotely.

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Texas VMA, veterinary school, veterinary clinic receive AVMA President’s Awards

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This year’s recipients are the Texas VMA (TVMA), Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and the Meyerland Animal Clinic (MAC) in Houston. Lori Teller, 2022-23 AVMA president, gave three President’s Awards during the President’s Reception July 14 at AVMA Convention 2023 in Denver.

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Diligent detective work leads to discovery of HPAI in dairy cattle

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Barbara Petersen and Drew Magstadt were part of a network of cattle and diagnostic veterinarians who made the connection between cat and bird deaths at Texas dairies and cows getting sick with what turned out to be highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI, more specifically avian influenza Type A H5N1).

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Number of states with HPAI-infected dairy cows grows

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More dairy cattle in Idaho, New Mexico, and Texas have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI).

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Events, sessions highlight profession’s diversity at AVMA Convention 2024

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AVMA Convention 2024, taking place June 21-25 in Austin, Texas, promises a wealth of networking and educational opportunities, including robust programming centered on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), from special events to informative panels to continuing education (CE) sessions.

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