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North Carolina Swine Veterinary Program November 1
October 9, 2019 —  [Conf.]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians District #2 is sponsoring a Swine Veterinary Program in coordination with the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association's (NCVMA) Annual Conference...
Passion for Pigs Seminar & Trade Show Set for December 10
October 9, 2019 — AASV Staff [Conf.]
The program is pending, but the date has been set for the 2019 Passion for Pigs Seminar & Trade Show, to take place December 10 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri....
Strep Diagnosis in Swine Assembly Yards Spurs Response
October 9, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [An.H.]
The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (ISU VDL) has confirmed Streptococcus equi ssp zooepidemicus in two recent, potentially related cases of sows for slaughter and feeder pigs in...
SHIC Work on Asian ASF Study Begins with Trip to Vietnam
October 9, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [FAD]
In August, it was announced the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) received a grant from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, with active support from the National Pork Producers Council...
Doc Tales
October 9, 2019 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
During a recent discussion on depopulation methods, the point was made that, "you just don't come back from 410 volts."...
Position Announcement: Senior Technical Services Veterinarian
October 8, 2019 — U.S. Pork - Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, a leading animal health company, seeks a veterinarian with at least 5 years of swine-related practice and/or production system experience. The successful candidate is to be located in the...
North Carolina Swine Veterinary Program November 1
October 2, 2019 —  [Conf.]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians District #2 is sponsoring a Swine Veterinary Program in coordination with the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association's (NCVMA) Annual Conference...
Position Announcement: Senior Technical Services Veterinarian
October 2, 2019 — U.S. Pork - Zoetis [Jobs]
Zoetis, a leading animal health company, seeks a veterinarian with at least 5 years of swine-related practice and/or production system experience. The successful candidate is to be located in the...
Doc Tales
October 2, 2019 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
October is National Dental Hygiene month. According to the American Dental Association, you should brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. As my pappy used to say, "It's better to floss...
ISU Student Chapter Offers AASV Apparel for Purchase
October 1, 2019 — Iowa State University AASV Student Chapter [AASV]
Would you like to sport your AASV pride with an AASV polo, cap, or beverage tumbler? Here's your chance to purchase any or all of these items and support veterinary students at the same time. The...
AVMA Videos Address Questions about Suicide
September 30, 2019 — AASV Staff [Hum.H.]
September is Suicide Prevention Month. We can all help prevent suicide. AVMA has produced three short videos that address this important topic.  What should you do if someone tells you...
USDA NIFA Accepting Nominations for Veterinary Service Shortage Situations
September 30, 2019 —  [Practice]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture is currently

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues