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Category: Professional News

WSU College of Veterinary Medicine hosts White Coat Ceremony

Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting its annual White Coat Ceremony with a hybrid platform this year to welcome the Class...

Shutdown of Glove Manufacturing Will Have ‘significant impact’ on International Supply Chain

Three glove manufacturers have suspended operations in Selangor, Malaysia, due to a pandemic lockdown in several districts in the state. Top Glove Corp, a...

July 16, 2021

If you use telemedicine in your practice, you must complete training by June 30, 2021 – Important information

There is a new state training requirement for healthcare providers, including veterinarians, that use telemedicine in their practice. The deadline to complete it is...

Pentobarbital back orders and potential alternatives

AVMA has received multiple reports of short-term backorders of pentobarbital. The Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine (FDA CVM) is aware of...

May 21, 2021

WSU’s new WADDL facility advances animal and human health

Washington State University celebrated the opening of the new Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL) Thursday, May 13, marking the next era in diagnostic...

New AVMA program gets charitable care to needy pets

A new grant program available exclusively to AVMA members reimburses veterinarians who provide discounted or free services to help low-income families afford care for...

Veterinarians needed for perspectives on useful antimicrobial resistance data

Second-year University of Washington One Health MPH student Alexandria Vingino is seeking veterinarians willing to participate in a focus group about clinician-user preferences and perspectives on...

April 9, 2021

Free to the profession: Suicide prevention training

Veterinary medicine is a community, and a community supports its members. For that reason, the AVMA is pleased to begin offering free training in suicide...

March 26, 2021

Federal requirements for the veterinarian-client-patient relationship

The Basics  The federal government regulates veterinary medicine and animal drugs very differently than it does human health care and drugs intended for human...

March 5, 2021