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Vern Buchanan calls for V.A. probe of dog abuse

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After reading published reports documenting experiments on dogs being conducted by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Sarasota U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan has contacted the Inspector General for the VA to demand answers about what’s going on there. Stars and Stripes and Military Times reported last month that an animal rights activist group has accused the VA of conducting medical experiments on dozens of dogs at a Virginia laboratory with insufficient public disclosure on the practice. Those reports experiments reportedly induced heart attacks, invasive brain-damaging surgeries and a variety of stomach ailment simulations…

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