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AASV Office Closed for Thanksgiving
November 19, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
The AASV office will be closed Thursday and Friday November 22 and 23 in celebration of the Thanksgiving Holiday. We thank you for your continued support of the AASV and wish each of you a very happy...
An Auction Story
November 14, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
You and 5 friends have just returned to the cabin after an invigorating day whitewater rafting in the New River Gorge in beautiful southern West Virginia. You relax in the living room listening to...
California’s Prop. 12 to Have Far-Reaching Impact
November 14, 2018 —  [News]
Another election season is in the books, and with it comes another attack on animal agriculture. [Source: National Hog Farmer, 11/07/2018, by Kevin Schulz] California voters approved Proposition 12,...
Obituary for Dr. Gerald Kennedy
November 14, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
Dr. Gerald Kennedy, age 83, of Pipestone, MN, died peacefully at his home on Monday, November 12, 2018. Visitation will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pipestone 2:00 - 6:00pm Sunday November...
IPIC Offers Swine Research Internship
November 14, 2018 —  [Students]
Attention undergrads majoring in animal science or related fields and veterinary students with swine or large animal focus: Iowa Pork Industry Center at ISU is offering a paid swine research...
AASV Alternate Student Delegate Applications Due Nov 15
November 14, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Student Recruitment Committee is accepting applications from veterinary students interested in serving as the Alternate Student Delegate on the AASV Board of Directors. This student will...
People on the Move: Dr. Lauren Glowzenski
November 14, 2018 —  [AASV]
Dr. Lauren Glowzenski recently accepted a position as Manager of Veterinarian Services with TriOak Foods, based in Oakville, Iowa. She was previously employed as staff veterinarian for Tyson Foods...
Position Announcement: Director of Contract Research
November 13, 2018 — Pipestone Veterinary Services [Jobs]
Founded in 1942, Pipestone Veterinary Services has stayed true to its roots with a mission of Advancing Animal Care Every Day. Pipestone Veterinary Services is committed to serving the industry while...
Position Announcement: Director of Veterinary Services
November 13, 2018 — JBS Live Pork [Jobs]
JBS Live Pork is seeking a Director of Veterinary Services to lead our Swine Veterinary Team. This position will provide strategic leadership to the veterinary and production teams to improve the...
Position Announcement: Swine Veterinarian
November 13, 2018 — Tyson Foods [Jobs]
Tyson Foods Inc, the world's largest protein producer and the second-largest food production company in the Fortune 500, is looking for a Veterinarian to join our Pork Group Technical Services team....
Position Announcement: AASV Seeks Director of Communications
November 13, 2018 — Harry Snelson [AASV]
The American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) is seeking to hire a Director of Communications. The responsibilities of this position include publishing the weekly AASV e-Letter, as well as...
Webinar -- Needle Know How
November 8, 2018 —  [Practice]
On November 28, 2018, the National Pork Board will host an hour-long webinar on proper needle use. Three speakers from various segments of the swine industry will enlighten producers, caretakers and...
Let's Go for the Gold!
November 7, 2018 — AASV Staff [AASV]
The AASV Foundation Auction Committee is striving for another record-setting auction fundraiser, to be held Monday, March 11 during the AASV's 50th Annual Meeting in Orlando. As AASV prepares to...
IPIC Offers Swine Research Internship
November 7, 2018 —  [Students]
Attention undergrads majoring in animal science or related fields and veterinary students with swine or large animal focus: Iowa Pork Industry Center at ISU is offering a paid swine research...
Stange, Switzer Awards Presented to Vet Med Alumni
November 7, 2018 —  [News]
Five alumni of the College of Veterinary Medicine were honored during Homecoming activities with the Stange and Switzer Awards on Friday, Oct. 26. [Source: ISU Alumni News, October 26, 2018] The...
Ramirez Named Inaugural Schultz Professorship Recipient
November 7, 2018 — AASV Staff [News]
Please join AASV in congratulating immediate past president, Dr. Alex Ramirez, for being named the inaugural recipient of the Roy A. Schultz Professorship in Swine Medicine at Iowa State University! ...
Doc Tales
November 7, 2018 — Harry Snelson [OP-ED]
Dr. Paul Armbrecht's father recently celebrated his 99th birthday in his normal fashion - by soundly beating Paul at cribbage! Repeatedly. In the process, he also attempted to bestow some...

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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