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A war over wolves – Seattle Times Second Case of Equine West Nile Virus in 2017 Confirmed - Washington Ag Network Can We Feed The World With Farmed Fish? - NPR USDA modules opened to all veterinary professionals for CE credit – AVMA Grain-free diets aren't backed by science, veterinarians say – Washington Post New Data on Declaws – Veterinary Team Brief Canine cough outbreaks reported in multiple regions – VIN News...

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Fast-spreading cough strikes dogs in Montana – VIN News Fancy new digs set to open at state-of-the-art animal shelter in Bellevue – Seattle Times Animal activists say change in state law needed to strengthen sex abuse cases – Q13 Fox Washington confirms first equine West Nile virus case of 2017 - WSDA The hidden environmental costs of dog and cat food – Washington Post Opioid Crisis Hitting Dogs Now - Healthline...

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Family finds beloved pet they thought was euthanized – KIRO7 Cannabis for our Canines – The Spokesman-Review Drug Diversion and Veterinarians – Pharmacy Times State’s wolf kill turns up the heat in Washington cattle country - The Seattle Times Insurance companies, veterinarians offer health care plans for companion horses – The Horse...

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WSU Launches Single Statewide Animal Ag Website – Washington Ag Network Firgrove Veterinary Clinic in Puyallup suffers break-in – KOMO News Can Your Pet Go Blind from the Solar Eclipse? – Live Science FDA Approves First Medication for Pain Control in a Food-producing Animal – FDA Working canines will help keep departing passengers at Sea-Tac Airport safe and secure - TSA...

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With cattle in Washington’s wolf country, ranchers work and worry – Seattle Times Equine West Nile Virus Threat Remains – The Horse Blue-green algae bloom kills 32 cattle in S. Oregon – Capital Press Medical Team pitches in to save Woodland Park gorilla – KOMO News Study links at-risk orcas' failed pregnancies to scarce food – Q13 FOX – Dr. Gaydos USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama – APHIS USDA...

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Two Recent Disease Outbreaks Among Pigs Has Producers on the Lookout –Washington Ag Network Outbreak of hantavirus infections kills three in Washington state - Reuters WSU Elk Hoof Disease Committee has first meeting – WSU News House panel lifts ban on slaughtering horses for meat – Seattle Times More shelter animals arrive in Washington – King5...

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West Nile virus detected in Yakima County mosquitoes – Yakima Valley Herald ADM Animal Nutrition Recalls Rough-N-Ready Cattle Feed A specific lot of product contains elevated levels of monensin, could harm cattle – FDA More dogs, cats finding homes in King County thanks to $75,000 grant – King5 Local tattoo artist generates controversy by ‘inking’ his dog as a ‘theft deterrent’ - Q13 FOX News Two Pierce County lakes infested with toxic algae – King5...

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2017 Auction to benefit the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund

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You’re invited to attend and donate to the WSVMA Silent Auction on Friday, September 29 in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference in Tacoma. The goal of the evening is to raise money for the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund. Each year, the Fund awards one or more scholarships to deserving veterinary students. Our goal is to raise over $10,000. Use your imagination to create a truly unique donation such as travel experiences, football tickets, fine wine, art,...

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Alvogen Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Clindamycin Injection Due to a Potential for a Lack of Sterility Assurance – FDA Rawhide recall just got a lot bigger - FDA Wolf bites off arm of Thurston County boy – The Olympian Shortage of Public Health Veterinarians Could Threaten Food Safety - Drovers Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo announces birth of new baby giraffe – Seattle Times...

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United Pet Group Voluntary Recalls Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products for Dogs Due to Possible Chemical Contamination – FDA As veterinary-care costs rise, pet insurance becomes latest work perk – Seattle Times The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cows – Washington Post Rare woolly dog hair found in Northwest blanket – Q13Fox...

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