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Category: Professional News

Goat 70% burned in barn fire makes full recovery

Despite somehow escaping a fire that engulfed a barn and killed the five other goats she shared a pen with, Emma Ulrich’s goat Millie...

July 28, 2023

WSVMA past president declares candidacy for AVMA Vice President

At the summer AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Denver last Friday, WSVMA past president, Dr. Gary Marshall, announced his intent to run...

July 21, 2023

AVMA House of Delegates Summer Report

The annual AVMA Convention and House of Delegates meeting just concluded in Denver, Colorado. The House of Delegates had a full agenda; debating nine...

July 21, 2023

State Veterinarian confirms Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease in Island County

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) state veterinarian’s office has confirmed the presence of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus type 2 (RHDV2), in rabbits in...

Practice management curriculum gives veterinarians a head start

Students leave veterinary school ready to care for and treat patients for all varieties of conditions, but many graduate with little to no training...

June 30, 2023

Veterinarians in small animal practice needed for brief input on antimicrobial resistance

The Washington Center of Excellence is currently recruiting small animal veterinarians to participate in focus groups regarding antimicrobial prescription resources and susceptibility test result...

June 30, 2023

2023 FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Event sets record

I spent May 11-13 in Richland, WA for the FFA State Veterinary Science Career Development Event (CDE) contest. What an impressive event.  A record...

June 9, 2023

MentorVet scholarship applications now open for WSVMA recent grads!

As a veterinarian, you’ve followed your calling to support the health and wellbeing of animals. While the rewards of your chosen profession are plenty,...

2023 WSVMA awards nominations – it only takes a few moments

Each year, the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) conducts an awards program to honor individuals whose service has contributed significantly to the veterinary...

April 28, 2023

Ask the Experts: What should you do if a staff member gets bitten during treatment?

April 9-15 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week. This year, we’re focusing on bites that happen at the practice. Getting nipped at by anxious canine...

April 28, 2023