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Seattle Humane to take in pets from Hawaii after disastrous flooding on Kauai - KIRO Spring is here – time to vaccinate your horse for West Nile virus - WSDA California bill on animal physical rehabilitation advances - VINNews Veterinarians not advising clients of proper pet meds disposal, says OSU study – Veterinary Practice News New guidelines on preventing and treating 'equine strep throat' –  Phys.org Pets, Vets, and Opioids – American Veterinarian   Posted April 20, 2018...

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Deadly EHV horse virus detected again in King County stable – Kirkland Reporter Wildlife officials seek new garbage cans in Washington cities after bear deaths – The Olympian Could Value-Based Veterinary Care Become the Future Standard of Care? – American Veterinarian 10 Steps to More Insured Pets – Veterinary Team Brief Pet-adoption rate up more than 20 percent in King County — thanks in part to cat cafes  - Seattle Times Dog rescue groups blast commercial breeders. But a surprising number of them purchase dogs...

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WSU veterinary students unite, raise suicide awareness – Moscow-Pullman Daily News A chicken in every backyard: Urban poultry needs more regulation to protect human and animal health – The Conversation California lawmakers to hear new animal-rehabilitation proposal - VIN FDA gives Darwin’s pet food owners 15 days to clear up issues – Food Safety News AAVMC rolls out program designed to ensure veterinary graduates are prepared for practice – DVM360 County fair, veterinary inspection bills signed into law – Daily Record...

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FDA issues another warning about Tukwila-based Darwin's raw pet food – Seattle Times FDA Alerts Pet Owners about the Presence of Thyroid Hormones in Certain Milo’s Kitchen Pet Treats – FDA Darwin’s pet food owner knew of pathogens in production plant - Food Safety News Equine Influenza: Protect Your Horse – TheHorse.com Spokane veterinarian takes clinic on the road - Spokesman-Review American Dental Association Announces New Policy to Combat Opioid Epidemic – American Dental Association   Posted March 30, 2018...

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Guinea pigs linked to multi-state salmonella outbreak – Q13 Fox Travel health certificates for small animals in flux – VIN Can The Pet Effect play a role in practice success? – Veterinary Practice News Study: Veterinarians' salaries aren't driving up care costs – DVM360 Measuring Animal Intelligence - CBS How Customer Service Can Turn Angry Customers into Loyal Ones – Harvard Business Review   Posted March 23, 2018...

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Why Facebook Groups should NOT replace your local VMA – The Veterinary Idealist Geographic Distribution of Valley Fever Wider Than Thought – Contagion Live Feral cats make Western Governors’ list of invasive species – King 5 Veterinarians might be liable if vouching for traveling support animals - VIN Veterinarians in Pacific NW recommend influenza vaccine for high-risk dogs – The Columbian Nearly 150 animals rescued in Thurston County – Q13   Posted March 16, 2018...

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Yes, dogs can get the flu, too – The Columbian Steve’s Raw Frozen Dog Food Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination – Seattle Times Redbarn expands recall of bully sticks because they may be tainted with salmonella – Seattle Times Pet owners don’t always hear what we think we tell them (and how to fix that) – Partners for Healthy Pets How to report sexual harassment – DVM360   Posted March 9, 2018...

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Veterinary profession mulls implementing USP 800 – VIN News Study: What you say and what the client hears aren’t necessarily the same  AAHA Pot for pets? Veterinarians want freedom to recommend like medical doctors – Sacramento Bee How to handle sexual harassment at your practice (video) – VHMA Farmers are putting coats on calves to cut down on antibiotic use, vet reveals – The Telegraph Three more dog foods, treats recalled over possible contamination – Seattle Times   Posted March 2, 2018...

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You Should Never, Ever Argue With Anyone on Facebook, According to Science – Inc. Amazon Reveals Bold Plans for the Pet Category – Pet Business Homeless people sometimes take better care of their pets than themselves; this clinic helps them –Seattle Times Merck study: Veterinarians have normal mental health but poor well-being – DVM360 Largest Salmonella outbreak from backyard poultry sickened 23 in WA – WA State Dept. of Health Seattle Humane’s new facility houses more animals, cleaner environment – Issaquah Reporter   Posted February 23, 2018...

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  Woman stabbed outside veterinary clinic in White Center - KOMO Mental health study reveals good, bad news - the profession is not in crisis, but younger veterinarians need help. - Today's Veterinary Business Quarantine lifted at Woodinville equestrian center - WSDA FDA Investigates Pattern of Contamination in Certain Raw Pet Foods Made by Arrow Reliance Inc., Including Darwin’s Natural Pet Products and ZooLogics Pet Food - FDA FDA Alerts Pet Owners About Potential Pentobarbital Contamination in Canned Dog Food Manufactured by...

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