AVMA prepares response to FDA draft compounding guidance

  |   Federal Regulatory, Medicine

Based on feedback from member veterinarians and other stakeholders, the AVMA has compiled a list of key points to share with the FDA in our formal comments on the proposed FDA Draft Guidance for Industry #256: Compounding Animal Drugs from Bulk Substances. The deadline for commenting on the draft guidance is October 15, 2020. The AVMA has been gathering input from members and others since the proposed guidance was released in November 2019. AVMA’s formal comments to the FDA will include, among others,...

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In memoriam

  |   WSVMA News

Dr. Brian Hunter (WSU, ’79) passed away last month at the age of 66 from kidney cancer. Dr. Hunter was the owner of Hunter Veterinary Clinic in Spokane, which he took over from his father Dr. Fritz Hunter (WSU, ’45) who started the clinic with his wife in 1953. Dr. Hunter was best known for his long-time service to the veterinary profession and local community. He served as the president of the Inland Empire Veterinary Medical Association for 27 years...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – Register today and watch whenever

  |   Continuing Education, WSVMA News

The Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference is only two weeks away! Register in advance to access all 130+ hours of premium continuing education, whether it’s live during the Oct. 2-4 weekend, or whether you decide to watch it all later. For instance, register today but watch it when you finally get a few days off in the months to come. Register today and watch it when the house is quiet and the kids are finally in bed asleep. Or watch before...

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World Rabies Day – Rabies Hero Campaign

  |   Animal Health

Rabies Free Africa is launching the Rabies Hero campaign for World Rabies Day – September 28, 2020. The campaign encourages veterinary hospitals to host vaccination clinics in their local communities to prevent outbreaks of diseases. It is easy to participate. An online toolkit Is available with suggestions for types of clinics and marketing materials. If you are interested in being part of the Rabies Hero campaign, sign-up online or email at [email protected] “Rabies is a very serious disease and could become a...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Helping horses cope with and recover from poor air quality – The Horse Horse communities in Washington, Oregon come together to rescue animals from wildfires – KNKX USAID Feed the Future awards WSU $6 million for Animal Health Innovation Lab – WSU News 75 Million Pets May Not Have Access to Veterinary Care by 2030 – PRNewswire Bird handling during the COVID-19 pandemic – canada.ca Why might veterinarians be so busy, and what does this mean for the industry?...

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