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PIC Swine Veterinary Externship Program
December 13, 2019 —  [Students]
PIC North America offers a limited number of two-week externships for veterinary students committed to swine production medicine. Current third year students are encouraged to apply. Applications are...
Veterinary Student Internship with Seaboard Foods
December 13, 2019 —  [Students]
Seaboard Foods, an integrated pork production company (100% swine),, is offering paid/stipend 8-12 week summer internships to 1st-3rd year veterinary students. Housing may be...
Get to Know Your AASV District Director - Gene Nemechek
December 11, 2019 — Abbey Canon [AASV]
Gene Nemechek is the District 2 AASV Director, representing members from the Southeastern United States, including North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida,...
EuFMD Real-Time Training Course - February 2020
December 11, 2019 —  [Conf.]
Be a part of the first ever offering to North American private sector veterinarians and those involved in the livestock industry, for a unique opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the...
Doc Tales
December 11, 2019 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
I noticed that 2020 will be the 55th anniversary of The Sound of Music. So, in honor of that classic I offer my version of the iconic song from that movie My Favorite Things. My Favorite Things...
Opportunity for Service: AASV District Director
December 10, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Have you ever considered serving the AASV in a governing role? Or is there a member you would like to see in a leadership position within AASV? Take note: Four AASV District Directors will be...
Debt Relief Scholarship Available to Young Practitioners
December 10, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
For the second year, the AASV Foundation will award a $5000 scholarship to an AASV member engaged in private practice who is between 2 and 5 years post-graduation from veterinary school and who...
People on the Move: Dr. Bri Fredrich
December 10, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Dr. Brianna (Bri) Fredrich has moved to Australia to begin work as a Swine Consultant Veterinarian for Chris Richards and Associates, a branch of Apiam Animal Health located in Victoria, Australia. A...
People on the Move: Dr. Brent Sexton
December 10, 2019 —  [AASV]
Dr. Brent Sexton recently accepted a position with The Maschhoffs, and he is now serving as a Herd Veterinarian in the Central Prairie Region, working primarily in eastern Iowa and western Illinois....
AASV Awards Nominations Due December 15
December 9, 2019 — AASV Staff [AASV]
Do you know an AASV member whose dedication to the association and the swine industry is worthy of recognition? The AASV Awards Committee would like your help in identifying members who are well...
National Influenza Vaccination Week
December 4, 2019 — Abbey Canon [Hum.H.]
'Tis the season - influenza season. And there's still time to get vaccinated! December 1-7, 2019, is National Influenza Vaccination Week and a perfect time to get vaccinated if you haven't already....
People on the Move: Dr. Chelsea Hamilton
December 4, 2019 —  [AASV]
Dr. Chelsea Hamilton recently began work in a new, dual position as a Central District Veterinarian for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS) and an Affiliate Assistant...

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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