Archive for April, 2011

GRD’s March Extern Reflects on her Time in Washington

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Chelsey Shivley, a third year veterinary student at Michigan State University, spent the last four weeks here in Washington D.C. advocating on behalf of veterinary issues. During her time here, Chelsey visited the offices of Michigan’s Senators and Representatives to discuss bills like the Veterinary Services Investment Act and the Veterinary Medical Loan Repayment Program [...]

Unwanted Horses

Friday, April 1st, 2011

“All horses deserve, at least once in their lives, to be loved by a little girl,” author unknown. As a life-long horse lover, I truly believe the above quote.  Unfortunately, due to hard economic times, changes in the horse racing industry, and the loss of slaughter as an option, there are more unwanted horses than [...]