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Bill addresses veterinarian shortage

March 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, on Wednesday continued efforts to end the shortfall of veterinarians in rural areas by reintroducing the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act.
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Luke Baldwin, Ames, Iowa, letters: Money talks, and veterinary students are listening

December 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Veterinary student Luke Baldwin writes letter on the shortage of rural veterinarians. Continue Reading

Rural Veterinarians on the decline in North Dakota

November 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A shortage of food animal veterinarians in the U.S. is not expected to turn around anytime soon and could have implications for the quality of the nation’s food supply. Continue Reading

House calls a growing trend among veterinarians

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Two kids, two pets, two jobs, too much. That’s how it felt to Erin McCarthy when it came time to drag her cat and puppy to the veterinarian. So she jumped on a growing trend among veterinarians and called the vet to her. Continue Reading

Finding Fido’s vet: Programs help rural veterinarians pay off debt

May 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The North Dakota Department of Agriculture since 2008 has helped 15 veterinarians set up practice in rural communities and helped them repay a significant portion of their student loan debt. Continue Reading

No shortage of veterinarians in SD, official says

May 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE South Dakota doesn’t necessarily lack veterinarians, but the numbers practicing in rural areas could be a problem, State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven told state lawmakers Tuesday.
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SD lawmakers look into veterinarian shortage

May 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) A state legislative panel is looking into a shortage of veterinarians in South Dakota. Continue Reading

Few US vets trained to treat organic livestock

January 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The lack of chemicals used in organic production has created a challenge for farmers in caring for their animals: Few veterinarians are trained to treat livestock without antibiotics or other modern drugs. Continue Reading

Keeping pets safe from Thanksgiving feasts

November 22, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN, N.D. Gary Pearson will never forget the German shepherd that quit eating after Thanksgiving. Continue Reading

U of M among four cooperating universities to receive $700,000 dairy grant

October 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with veterinary schools at the University of Illinois, University of Georgia, and Kansas State University, has received a grant for $700,000 to develop and implement a National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine Education for Veterinarians. Continue Reading