For veterinarians who are employees, noncompete agreements can make it impossible to leave a practice and continue to work as a veterinarian without relocating. For practice owners, noncompetes prevent employees from leaving a practice and setting up shop across the street.
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority formally submitted draft regulations on racetrack safety to the Federal Trade Commission on Dec. 6, 2021, as part of an effort to bring uniformity, safety, transparency, and efficiency to all state racing jurisdictions.
Dr. Ruby L. Perry, dean of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine, said donations increased substantially in 2021 as industry partners tried to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in veterinary medicine.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture pulled a rule regarding methods for detecting soring in horses and will issue a new rule that incorporates the recommendations of a National Academy of Sciences report.
Food and Drug Administration officials granted conditional approval in mid-December for the oral prescription drug Canalevia-CA1, the first drug with an approval to treat chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in dogs.