This Week’s Helpful Links

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Bat tests positive for rabies in King County – Seattle-King County Public Health 10 deer reported dead on San Juan Islands: a virus could be to blame – King5.com For the second week in a row, Washington tops the list with 22.4% growth in revenue and a 4.2% growth in veterinary visits – VetSuccess In Seattle, the pandemic separates pets from owners — but there’s help – Crosscut ‘Kitten Season’ is coming to Puget Sound area. It’s going to be a big year,...

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President’s Message: Habit #4 – Win-Win

  |   Wellness

Greetings and good wishes to all of our WSVMA colleagues. I hope this edition of the newsletter finds you well and thriving. With the arrival of spring, the relaxation of Covid mitigation protocols, increasing rates of vaccine distribution, and the return of longer daylight hours with the promise of warm sunshine, it’s easy to feel optimistic about the future. Since my last column, the board and our WSVMA organizational team has been pushing forward to position our organization for excellence as...

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DEI Spotlight: Reaching out to make a difference

  |   DEI

Diversity and inclusion is something that veterinary medicine as a profession needs to work for. I have been an LVT for 13 years and in the profession for almost 20 years. I have watched this profession grow, evolve, and change in so many ways during this time. I never realized that I could be perceived as different. As an Army brat, I grew up in many different locations. Some were melting pots of different ethnicities and some were not. I...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Advancements in Veterinary Ophthalmology through the Years

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at 12pm for our webinar Advancements in Veterinary Ophthalmology through the Years with Thomas Sullivan, DVM, DACVO. This lecture will cover changes in ophthalmology over the last 25 years and what trends are currently taking place. The discussion will focus on cases in the Pacific Northwest and touch on controversial topics within the specialty. Dr. Thomas Sullivan is a graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, he performed a rotating small animal...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Q&A: WSU infectious disease expert discusses COVID-19 – Capital Press Alarming Results From National Survey On Veterinary Stress – bashhalow.com Helping Latinx students feel welcome in our profession – AAHA NewStat Pet telemedicine took hold in the pandemic. A lawsuit wants to make it permanent – Seattle Times Watch: Baby elephant seal rescued from manhole on Whidbey Island – KOMO   Posted May 7, 2021...

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