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Category: Professional News

FTC chair addresses AVMA forum, signaling regulators are wary of veterinary industry consolidation

Lina Khan, Chair of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), addressed veterinarians, urging them to report anti-competitive practices in the industry. Speaking at an...

November 17, 2023

Pet owners prefer veterinarian-led care for their pets

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s 2023 Pet Owner Attitude Survey reveals that the majority of pet owners strongly prefer in-person veterinary care, considering it...

November 10, 2023

Veterinary workforce expected to expand substantially

According to a report by the AVMA, the veterinary workforce is set to substantially expand in the next decade due to the growth of...

October 20, 2023

Download AAHA’s new Technician Utilization guidelines and celebrate 30 years of National Veterinary Technician Week

Every year, during the third week of October, the veterinary community comes together to celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week, honoring the invaluable contributions of...

October 13, 2023

Slots still available for WSVMA 2023-24 Power of Ten Leadership Academy

There are still a few slots left for the 2023-24 Power of Ten Class. Don’t miss this chance to join our exciting leadership program!...

September 15, 2023

World Rabies Day Pet Wellness Clinics on Sept. 30 – Volunteers needed!

Join veterinarians and other folks who care about animal welfare at the annual World Rabies Day clinic! This event offers free vaccines, flea medication...

September 8, 2023

WSU/CVM VBMA’s Annual Career Fair coming in October

Washington State University Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) would like to welcome professionals in the veterinary industry to WSU’s student-run and only vet med...

September 8, 2023

Wildfires prompt tips to keep livestock safe

As wildfires continue to burn throughout the state, emergency orders have been issued for a coordinated multi-agency response. The Washington State Department of Agriculture...

August 25, 2023

HABRI Research Confirms Pet Ownership Enhances Human Health, Reduces Costs

A study by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), made possible by a grant from Banfield Pet Hospital, a VMAE Strategic Initiative Partner,...

August 25, 2023

How to help in the Maui fires

Our hearts go out to the people of Hawaii for the devastation and loss they’ve suffered due to the wildfires this week. News reports...

August 11, 2023