September 3, 2008
AVMA launches Web-based TV channel
AVMAtv provides public information about veterinary medicine
By: Jennifer Fiala
For The VIN News Service
Schaumburg, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association
(AVMA) now delivers animal-health and welfare information as well as
news about veterinary medicine to the general public via a 24-hour Web channel called AVMAtv.
AVMA bills the service
as a "one-stop resource for all things veterinary and animal health and
welfare." The site offers video clips about exotic animals, emerging
diseases, food safety and career opportunities in the profession.
Channels include initiatives, veterinary history, community, careers
and news. Registered users can gain access to community and interactive
features, including a comment box on videos.
continually update this site, so check back frequently,” Executive Vice
President Dr. Ron DeHaven says in news release.
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