Helping the helpless

Rampey, Margaret
September 2005
Veterinary Medicine;Sep2005, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p632
Academic Journal
Focuses on the efforts of veterinarians and other veterinary professionals to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina into the Gulf Coast. Deployment of Veterinary Medical Assistance Teams to care for injured animals and help address public health concerns; Ways to make donation to assist the relief efforts.


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