WSU’s new WADDL facility to support animal and human health

  |   Professional News

Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine broke ground Saturday on a new facility for the Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (WADDL), creating a new wing of the Paul G. Allen Center for Global Animal Health. It marks a new era in diagnostic testing and disease surveillance, supporting public health and food security, animal health, and the success of thriving livestock industries. WADDL serves as a first alert system for both animal and human health. The new facility will allow WADDL to continue to serve as a critical resource for the state, region, and nation, ensuring that WSU remains an...

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Potential for Neurologic Adverse Events Associated with Certain Flea and Tick Products

  |   Animal Health, Medicine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting pet owners and veterinarians to be aware of the potential for neurologic adverse events in dogs and cats when treated with drugs that are in the isoxazoline class. Since these products have obtained their respective FDA approvals, data received by the agency as part of its routine post-marketing activities indicates that some animals receiving Bravecto, Nexgard or Simparica have experienced adverse events such as muscle tremors, ataxia, and seizures. Another product in this...

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VBMA’s 5th Annual Partners in Practice takes place November 10 – Don’t miss this event!

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Washington State University’s Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) – ranked #1 globally – is excited to host its Fifth Annual Partners in Practice. The event will take place Saturday, November 10, 2018 at WSU in Pullman. This is an important opportunity to meet veterinary students at all points in their schooling to advertise a job or internship position, market your practice/company, learn about the newest generation of vets, and network with students and fellow veterinary professionals. Partners in Practice will be...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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FDA Reminds Veterinarians of the Differences Between Approved and Compounded Formulas of Transdermal Mirtazapine for the Management of Weight Loss in Cats - FDA Well-intentioned opioid quotas have unintended consequences for veterinary care – AAHA NEWStat Who’s killing Africa’s elephants? UW study identifies ivory trafficking cartels  – Seattle Times Olympics' young mountain goat 'orphans' to be adopted by local zoos - KOMO News How to help animals affected by Florence  - KING5.com   Posted September 21, 2018...

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Board of Directors election – your vote is important

  |   WSVMA News

Notices have gone out to members announcing the upcoming election of two directors to the WSVMA Board of Directors. The election will take place at the Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference. Drs. Jennifer Koenig and Gary Marshall are running for the two director positions. Dr. Koenig practices companion animal medicine and is a partner at Snohomish Station Animal Hospital. Dr. Marshall is a feline medicine practitioner and owner of Island Cats...

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