Recent grads – Apply for a scholarship to attend the 2022 AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference

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The WSVMA is calling all recent grads (who are interested in leadership development to register for the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference which takes place in Chicago January 6-9, 2022 with a select number of education sessions available virtually. Attendees will expand and hone leadership skills while connecting virtually with a diverse network of colleagues from all walks of the veterinary profession. This virtual conference will be a fitting opportunity to learn about Leadership in Times of Change. Why attend AVMA VLC? VLC...

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Sponsored Content: Pacific Northwest Pet ER & Specialty Center is here!

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Sponsored Content Pacific Northwest Pet ER & Specialty Center is here! Pacific Northwest Pet ER & Specialty Center is Vancouver’s newest specialty and emergency animal hospital! Just 7 miles from Portland, Oregon, our 18,0000 square foot state-of-the-art facility is located at 815 SE 160th Avenue, Vancouver, WA. Dedicated to advanced treatments and quality animal health care, our team works every day to provide veterinary services with compassionate care you can trust. As of recently, Pacific Northwest Pet ER & Specialty Center launched Cardiology...

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AVMA Fall 2021 Report

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Hello, Fellow Washington Veterinarians, Although I know many of you already know me, I am the 2020-2026 District XI Director on the AVMA Board of Directors (BOD), District XI, encompassing Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington. I am a small animal internist with the recently formed Zoetis Reference Labs; I worked for Phoenix Lab previously. I was bitten by the “organized veterinary medicine” bug years ago by a colleague and have loved the camaraderie and opportunity to give back to...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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FDA warns veterinarians that some imported medical gloves aren’t safe – AAHA NewStat Kona and Mr. Bear: A tale of a nasty divorce and pet visitation rights in Washington state – The Seattle Times Veterinarians in short supply: Pandemic stress worsening challenges in animal health care – Snohomish County Tribune Seattle is the most anxious major metro in the U.S., new data shows – The Seattle Times Dogs learn about word boundaries the same way human infants learn about them –...

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WSVMA is conducting a diversity, equity, and inclusion survey

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As part of its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) is conducting a survey. The purpose of the survey is to hear different experiences from veterinarians and learn what the challenges are to supporting DEI in veterinary medicine. WSVMA’s DEI Committee put together the survey as the group’s initial exercise before conducting an organization-wide assessment. The assessment will evaluate several components of the Association including Governance & Organizational Strategy, Education & Events, Marketing...

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