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Longview veterinary dentist wants to help pets, solve mysteries – The Daily News Lawmakers clear legislation saving Washington’s livestock ID program – Washington Ag Network Keeping African Swine Fever out of the United States – WSDA Ag Briefs Healthy Worker Animal Clinic – UW Center for One Health How owner personality affects pet health – The Conversation   Posted 4/19/19...

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What employers should know about amendments to the WA Paid Family and Medical Leave Act – Lane Powell From moms to medical doctors, burnout is everywhere these days – Washington Post Humane Society for Southwest Washington to launch $10 million campaign - The Columbian Spokanimal closed for quarantine following parvo outbreak -Spokesman-Review WSU looking into new cases of elk hoof disease – Washington Ag Network Should You Try CBD for Your Pet? – Consumer Reports   Posted April 12, 2019...

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Make your voice heard: Take AVMA’s advocacy survey

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The AVMA is conducting a survey to better understand veterinarians’ network of relationships with elected officials at both the federal and state level, how interested you are in public policy issues impacting veterinary medicine, and whether you want to take a more active role in advocating for our profession. The information will help our profession better leverage the collective power of veterinary voices to make a difference at the state and national levels. Take the survey here.   Posted April 5, 2019  ...

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The Gender Pay Gap – The Veterinary Idealist Here's How Much Veterinarians Earn In Every State - Forbes How to navigate the Salary Talk in 7 scenarios – The Lily Spokane veterinarians on the lookout for opioid diversion  - KREM Veterinary Feed Directive Regulation Questions and Answers Revised - FDA Latest pet food recalls - WSVMA   Posted April 5, 2019...

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WSU veterinary dean announces retirement

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Retiring Dean Dr. Bryan Slinker. Photo credit: Henry Moore Jr. BCU/WSU After serving Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for more than a decade in the position, Dean Bryan Slinker has announced his plan to step down at the end of 2019. The University will launch an international search for a new dean late this spring. “I have very mixed emotions about this decision,” said Dr. Slinker, a double alumnus of the college he oversees. “I have dedicated my career to...

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Spokane veterinarians sue over non-compete clause – VIN News New antibiotic therapy guidelines for bacterial tract infections  – The Veterinary Journal Enzyme may influence pain management in vet medicine - Feedstuffs Deadly chicken disease spreads to Bay Area, flocks at risk – The Mercury News Is it Time? Making End of Life Decisions for Pets – New York Times Link to survey: The opinion of the veterinary profession on the use of chiropractic and other complementary/alternative therapy in the treatment of musculoskeletal injury and disease...

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House votes to eliminate WSDA branding program – Washington Ag Network Emotional, financial toll mounts after blizzard kills 1,850 dairy cows in Yakima Valley – Seattle Times Self-Care Is Not An Indulgence. It's A Discipline. - Forbes Some Anti-Vaxxers Aren't Getting Their Pets Vaccinated. Here's Why That's So Dangerous - Time Pet Dog with Plague Exposed More Than 100 Veterinary Workers to the Disease – Live Science Canine heart disease may relate to legumes, potatoes - JAVMA   Posted March 15, 2019...

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EHV case confirmed in Snohomish County – The Horse Veterinary medicine needs to embrace new, better ways – Vancouver Business Journal Veterinary students can use Stage III to learn how to operate on animals - The Daily Evergreen Dr. Brandy Fay returned to Chehalis to pursue her calling of veterinary care – Lewis County Weekender Surgeons save bear after car nearly killed her in Kitsap County - KING5.com Kitsap Humane Society rescues 300 rabbits from Poulsbo home - KOMO News   Posted March 8, 2019...

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State provides $100,000 to remove cows killed in Yakima Valley blizzard – Seattle Times Elk hoof disease confirmed in Washington's Blue Mountains - The Spokesman-Review How Antibiotics for Pets Can Make You Sick  - ConsumerReports.org CDC finds improper handling of chemotherapy drugs  - Today's Veterinary Business Magazine Pet Insurance Comparison Chart – DVM360 Can Chronic Wasting Disease Be Passed to Humans?  - U.S. News & World Report   Posted March 1, 2019...

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FDA Provides Update on Investigation into Potential Connection Between Certain Diets and Cases of Canine Heart Disease - FDA VMLRP Lists 2019 Shortage Situations, including Washington - Bovine Veterinarian Contagious virus halts cat adoptions in Pierce County  KING5.com Untangling the toxoplasmosis evidence – Science Magazine 'Tinder for cows' matches livestock in the mood for love – Reuters Library exhibit highlights WSU Veterinary History Collection – WSU News   Published February 22, 2019...

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