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Vet Products Night
Sets New Records

The MU CVM’s Veterinary Products Night held Oct. 21, 2008, drew its largest crowd ever. Approximately 275 MU veterinary medicine students, faculty and clinicians attended the 12th annual event held in the Adams Conference Center. Those attending had the opportunity to meet with representatives of 21 companies that offer animal food and care products, as well as representatives of the U.S. Army and the USDA.

The evening included a food buffet featuring a variety of appetizers, as well as drawings for prizes, such as an iPod, barbecue pit and snowboard, as well as scholarships. Winning $500 scholarships each were: Austin Williams, VM-1; Hillary Hellstern, VM-2; Erin O’Toole, VM-3; and Jeff Anderson, VM-4.

Companies and agencies attending the networking forum included, Addison Biological Laboratory Inc., AVMA GHLIT, Banfield, Bayer Animal Health, Butler Animal Health Supply, DVM Resources, Fort Dodge Animal Health, Greenies, Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Jorgenson Laboratories, Merial Ltd., MWI Veterinary Supply, Natura Pet Products, Nestle Purina Pet Care, Novartis Animal Health, Pfizer Animal Health, Radiologic Resources, Royal Canin Veterinary Diet, U.S. Army Health Care Recruiting Team, USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service and Virbac Animal Health.

Second-year veterinary student Hillary Hellstern (right) meets with
Viki Farrow of Merial during the 12 annual Veterinary Products Night
at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine.


Kim Long hands a goody bag filled with Greenies dog and cat dental
treats to veterinary student Emily Basler during Veterinary Products Night.


Karlin Yaeger of Addison Biological Laboratory explains some of the
products his company produces to improve animal health to veterinary
students Kelvin Urday, Heather Davis (center) and Natalie Fording.

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