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American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, July 2003.


Medical Surveillance of Dogs Deployed to the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Presented at the AVMA Annual Meeting, July 2003.

Medical Surveillance of Search Dogs Deployed to the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Staten Island Landfill. Presented at the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation's National Parent Club Canine Health Conference, October 2005.