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Another EHV Case Confirmed in King County, Washington – The Horse In Washington state, it takes $26.87 an hour to afford a two-bedroom apartment  - Seattle Times Neutering Causes Behavior Problems in Male Dogs – Psychology Today WSU selects National Park Service chief veterinarian to lead hoof rot research – TDN News Report: Hospital consolidation continues to reshape pet care landscape - AAHA Wildfires: Preparation and Evacuation Tips for Horse Owners – The Horse   Posted June 15, 2018...

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Massive canine clinical trial set for cancer vaccine – Scientific American Pet Cancer Prevention Tips – Morris Animal Foundation Practical tips for talking about money with clients – Veterinary Team Brief UPDATE: USDA Confirms Additional Case of Virulent Newcastle Disease in Backyard Birds in California – USDA APHIS Predicting Future Zoonotic Disease Outbreaks – The Scientist New Rapid Rabies Test Could Revolutionize Testing and Treatment – CDC...

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ICYMI: Local effort to secure vaccine for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease

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Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) has been approached by local pet rabbit caretakers about the recent recognition of a deadly virus that infects both domestic and feral European rabbits that has been detected in British Columbia. There is a rising interest in protecting owned rabbits in Washington State through use of existing European vaccines for this virus. As a service to the community, RASKC staff have undertaken the exploration of such importation with USDA APHIS and the Washington...

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Additional Cases of Virulent Newcastle Disease in Backyard Poultry in California Increase the Need for Backyard Owners to Be Vigilant about Biosecurity – USDA APHIS California bill on animal physical rehabilitation dies – VIN News FDA Approves Semintra, the First FDA-approved Animal Drug for the Control of Systemic Hypertension in Cats - FDA FDA seeks input on alternatives for evaluating heartworm preventives - FDA Cages, Stress, and Upper Respiratory Infection in Shelter Cats – American Veterinarian A wolflike creature was stalking livestock in Montana. Authorities have...

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Grit vs. grades: Veterinary schools face potential flaws in admissions system – DVM360 Two attacked by cougar identified; wildlife officials say predator was ‘emaciated’ – Seattle Times Dogs born in the summer more likely to get heart disease - AAHA NewsStat NY State To Invest $12M Into Veterinary College At LIU Post  - Patch.com   Posted May 25, 2018...

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Executive summary of the Merck Animal Health Veterinary Wellbeing Study – JAVMA (login required) New Rabies Test Developed by CDC Provides Faster, More Accurate Results – contagionlive.com Vet Med students decry raise in tuition - The Daily Evergreen ​New pig virus found to be a potential threat to humans - The Ohio State University News Questions arise about how the U.S Agriculture Department treats its animals – Washington Post Avocados, fumes from nonstick coatings can kill pet birds – The News Gazette   Posted May 18, 2018...

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Washington Animal Health Officials Confirm EHV-1 in King County – TheHorse.com Why decisions to desex male dogs just got more complicated – The Conversation Having to give up pets to get into low income housing or shelters – KIRO7 Breeding wolverine heralds comeback in Washington’s Cascades – Seattle Times The Importance of Onboarding and Training – VMC, Inc.   Posted May 11, 2018...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference & Trade Show – Registration now open!

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference – Registration now open! Online registration is open for this year’s Pacific NW Conference taking place September 28 - 30, 2018 in Tacoma. Register today to learn from stellar scientific speakers, business experts and special guests that will be presenting a variety of cutting edge topics. Veterinary technicians will hold their Annual Conference concurrently and may also register at the link. Small Animal Medicine Program Featured speakers for Small Animal Medicine include Dr. J. Scott Weese on infectious disease,...

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In memoriam

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Dr. Ryan Brown (CSU, ’99) passed away on April 9, 2018 at the age of 46. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Brown moved to Spokane and began practice at North Division Veterinary Hospital. In 2008, he purchased Indian Trails Veterinary Clinic and eventually grew it to a five-doctor practice with a new facility built in 2015. Donations in his honor may be made to Basset Rescue, PO Box 13665, Spokane Valley, WA 99212 or Angel Compassion Found c/o Indian...

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CAPC predicts geographic shift in pet parasites – Today’s Veterinary Business Canada’s deadly rabbit virus on the move – South Whidbey Record CA Assemblyman introduces bill that would allow vets to prescribe cannabis for pets – KABC-TV Alaska Airlines tightens emotional support animal policy – Seattle Times Veterinarians in Wash. seeing more pets poisoned by illicit drugs - KIRO   Posted April 27, 2018...

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