Iowa State University Veterinarian


Iowa State University Veterinarian Records, RS 22/6/0/9, University Archives, Special Collections Department, Iowa State University, http://www.add.lib.iastate.edu/spcl/arch/rgrp/22-6-0-9.html

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SF601 V65

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(This is the first in a series of articles spotlighting Iowa's major role in the production of on-site veterinary equipment). Cleansing sea otters at a California oil spill, examining thoroughbreds at a Florida racetrack, vaccinating the housecat at a home for the handicapped in Texas, collecting blood from veterinary patients in Pennsylvania and consulting a pork production conglomerate at a confinement unit in North Carolina: while these events seem totally unrelated on the surface, they indeed share a common theme. The single, largest piece of equipment utilized at these on-site veterinary campaigns was manufactured here in Iowa.