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Houston SPCA, Texas A&M team up to train veterinarian students

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Posted: Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 9:37 am, Fri Jul 12, 2013.

The Houston Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences announced Thursday a partnership that will offer veterinary students a deeper look into cases of cruelty, trauma and neglect in a wide array of animals.

The Houston SPCA, the largest animal protection agency in the Gulf Coast area, investigates more than 9,000 cases of animal abuse and neglect and advocates for more than 50,000 animals a year. Through the partnership with the flagship university, fourth-year veterinary students at Texas A&M will undergo a two-week program at the SPCA, working alongside experts in cruelty, trauma and neglect to dogs, cats, horses, donkeys, farm animals, exotic animals and native wildlife, it was announced at a news conference in Houston.

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1 comment:

  • Laurie Marshall posted at 8:17 am on Fri, Jul 12, 2013.

    Laurie Marshall Posts: 1

    This is a fantastic learning opportunity for Texas' future veterinarians. Kudos and thanks to all who made it happen.

     

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