You know you want to

  |   WSVMA News

You wanna be a WSVMA board member? C’mon, you know you do.  It’s not that hard, really. Think it takes up all your free time? Concerned that you won’t be able to “measure up”? We are everyday veterinarians, from all aspects of our industry. Practice owners, employees of corporate practices, an educator from the university.  We do devote some of our free time to the cause, but not every day, or even every week. What do you have to do to...

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WSVMA Special Event Webinar – Prescription Monitoring Program for Veterinary Settings

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Wednesday, May 8 at 12 pm for a one-hour webinar on Washington State’s Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP). In this overview, Gary Garrety from the WA State Department of Health will review the WA PMP reporting requirements for veterinarians. Mr. Garrety is the Operations Manager for the PMP and has also worked to support health professionals struggling with substance misuse issues. He’ll also cover reporting routes and methods, query parameters for veterinary settings, and the importance of veterinary data. This...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

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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Pièce de Résistance

  |   One Health

Multiple Drug Resistant Bacterial contamination or colonization of clinic personnel and or equipment, as well as cross-infection of patients within a veterinary hospital setting have been demonstrated. This underscores the importance of possible healthcare-associated infections in dogs and the need for diligent application of infection prevention strategies in veterinary care settings. Pièce de Résistance is a monthly message on antimicrobial stewardship brought to you by WSVMA’s One Health Workgroup.   Posted April 19, 2019...

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Get Social with WSVMA

  |   WSVMA News

My name is Samantha and I am the new Communications & Engagement Manager at WSVMA! My goal is to provide opportunities to help you get involved with the WSVMA and other members through avenues such as our website, social media, virtual events and other projects. To better assist with my mission, we created a survey that will help me learn about you, the Association as a whole and how moving forward, we can provide the best possible resources and tools...

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