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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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EHV-1 Horse Diagnosed at Portland Meadows in Oregon - Equimanagement Local veterinarians in need of dog blood donors - KOMO AAEP Updates Infectious Disease Guidelines – The Horse State lawmakers debate bill that would crack down on fake service animals – KOMO What happened to Brightheart and other stories of private equity – The Veterinary Idealist Multistate Outbreak of Multidrug-Resistant Campylobacter Infections Linked to Contact with Pet Store Puppies (Final Update) – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   Posted February 2, 2018...

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People are dressing up their pets as service dogs, but a new bill would make it illegal – Q13 Fox PAWS plans a large new shelter for pets and wildlife – Everett Herald Union label within the profession?  – Veterinary Practice News Relax, Dog Flu Isn't Coming to Take Our Precious Doggos Away - Gizmodo Could 'Zombie Deer' Disease Spread to Humans?  Live Science The surprising argument for extending food stamps to pets – Washington Post   Posted January 26, 2018...

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Spokane couple found raw dog food business – KREM2 New study: don’t feed pets raw meat - AAHA A relatively simple intervention that can save lives from suicide – Washington Post State to require RFID tags for cattle – Chewelah Independent 2018 Outlook: Evolving Standards for Veterinary Care – Bovine Veterinarian OSU Plans To Expand Veterinary College – WA Ag Network   Posted January 19, 2018...

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Group of young millennials at Tacoma kennel unionize with Teamsters – People’s World 35 dogs, cats arrive at Lynnwood shelter from Memphis, some up for adoption by end of week – KOMO Strangles reported in Whidbey Island horses, but an issue for all horse owners – WSDA Seneca Valley Virus on the rise in Oregon – National Hog Farmer Paid Sick Leave Law Factsheet – WA Dept. of Labor & Industries New tax guidelines rely on workers to double-check their paychecks – Seattle Times VFD: One...

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Happy Holidays from the WSVMA Board of Directors and Staff!

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No matter how you celebrate the season, the WSVMA wishes you and your loved ones a wonderful, joyous holidays. WSVMA Holiday hours: The WSVMA office will be closed between Christmas and New Year’s, Monday, December 25 through Monday, January 1, 2016. The WSVMA will re-open on Tuesday, January 2.   Posted December 22, 2017...

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The year ahead: Things are looking bright for the veterinary profession - DVM360 Combating negative stress in veterinarians and veterinary students with a novel approach – Veterinary Practice News EHV-1 Horse in Washington State – EquiManagement Shelter dogs could go vegan in Los Angeles – The Washington Post Invasive Species Council Aims to Educate on Danger of Feral Swine – The Chronicle...

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Dog food recalled for Salmonella; pet owners also at risk – Food Safety News KSU study demonstrates loss of compounded drug potency - Veterinary Practice News FDA: Antibiotic Sales Drop 10% for Livestock in 2016 - Drovers Yakima woman's service dog taken away due to city pit bull ban – ABC6 New path for Dr. Steele’s passions - North Coast News Drug-resistant heartworm strain found in Louisiana Labrador – Veterinary Practice News   Pposted December 15, 2017...

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FDA warns of eye injuries reported with the use of certain ear medications for dogs - FDA Scientists call on US to allow research on pot meds for pets – Seattle Times Cannabis and companion animals – AAHA NewStat A Guide to Best Practice for Veterinary Hospitals – Katz, Sapper & Miller What do dentists know that we don’t? – Today’s Veterinary Business What do MDs know about zoonoses? Not a lot – DVM360...

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FDA warns about dog bone treats - FDA WSDA favors tagging every cow with radio ID – Capital Press Washington restricts big-game parts coming in from Montana after CWD detected – Spokesman Review Alan Abrams, figure with checkered past, heads dubious veterinary charity – VIN News Service Cat declawing ban passes unanimously in Denver – KING5 SCRAPS opening vet clinic to speed pet adoptions – Spokesman-Review...

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