WSVMA DVM: Masterclass webinar – Veterinary Malpractice – Protecting Your Career

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 12pm for our webinar on veterinary malpractice and how to protect your career.  Dr. Nina Mouledous from AVMA-PLIT will be our guest speaker. The AVMA-PLIT is generously sponsoring the webinar. The speaker we had originally scheduled to speak on the topic became unavailable, so Dr. Mouledous graciously stepped in on short notice to help us out. All monthly webinars are free for members. They’re recorded and made available on-demand, accessible through the WSVMA website under...

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WSVMA 2019 awards – nominate an outstanding veterinarian

  |   WSVMA News

At the WSVMA Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference Sept. 27 – 29, 2019 in Tacoma, the WSVMA will present awards to those that have contributed significantly to the veterinary profession in Washington. The 2019 awards that will be presented include Veterinarian of the Year, Distinguished Achievement, WSU Faculty Member of the Year, Distinguished Veterinary Staff, Humane Animal Welfare, Recent Grad and Allied Industry. Please submit nominations to the WSVMA office using the nomination form no later than April 1, 2019. Be sure...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Vitamin D Toxicity in Dogs – FDA Winter storm kills 1,600 dairy cows in Lower Yakima Valley; farmers scrambling to save others – Spokesman-Review Dog DNA testing takes off, and generates debate – ABC News Lack of data, regulation on veterinary CBD products puts pets at risk – NBC News Some breeders push back against standards that call for docking, cropping – Washington Post Why You Shouldn’t Use Public Wi-Fi – Your Nerdy Best Friend   Posted February 15, 2019...

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Pièce de Résistance

  |   One Health

Do you believe there is unnecessary use of antimicrobials on any of your dairy clients’ farms? Over 80% of dairy veterinarians surveyed believed that there was some over-use of antimicrobials primarily with pre-weaned calves and cited “not following protocols” as a big reason. Looking at pre-weaned calf treatment protocols and reviewing compliance could help dairy clients with antimicrobial stewardship. Pièce de Résistance is a monthly message on antimicrobial stewardship brought to you by WSVMA’s One Health workgroup.   Posted February 8, 2019...

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For this veterinarian, leadership development is about more than their career

  |   WSVMA News

Dr. Jessica Work and her family I have often been the shy, quiet type. The one who tends to sit on the periphery of a crowded room, keep to myself, and make eye contact with others in short, fleeting moments. Truth be told, I have always had to make a conscious effort to speak up, reach out, and relate to others. As an adolescent I realized this to be true about myself and have always worked to overcome these tendencies that...

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