veterinarian News

U.S. Regulators Inch Toward Pet-Insurance Rules, Following California’s Lead

U.S. insurance regulators are close to creating a legal standard for pet insurance that would address long-standing consumer complaints that insurers rarely pay up when their furry friends are not well. A National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) committee is …

Florida Vet Held on Child Pornography, Bestiality Charges

MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida veterinarian is facing charges of possessing child pornography and sexually abusing a dog, authorities said. Prentiss Madden, 40, was arrested by federal agents on Tuesday and ordered held pending a Friday bond hearing, court …

North Carolina Appeals Court Rules in Legal Fight Over Dead Dog

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has waded into a legal tussle over the wrongful death of a Jack Russell terrier. Nancy and Herb Shera of Wilmington sued North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, seeking more …