Wash. Dept. of Agriculture amending several regulations

  |   State Regulatory

The Wash. Dept. of Agriculture (WSDA) has issued notice of their intent to amend rules related to animal disease reporting (WAC 16-70), regulated swine diseases (WAC 16-80), and sheep and goat diseases (WAC 16.89)  WAC 16-70, Animal Diseases - Reporting: Clarify reporting requirements for veterinarians and veterinary laboratories; Add diseases that are required to be reported by the World Organisation of Animal Health, Washington State Veterinarian, United States Department of Agriculture, and the Washington State Department of Health; Simplify reporting times...

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Several equine disease cases have been reported in the state

  |   Animal Health

The following reports have been received by the Wash. State Dept. of Agriculture: Equine influenza –Grays Harbor Counties, Kitsap and Thurston Counties – 6 cases Pigeon Fever – Kitsap County – 1 case Equine Infectious Anemia – Yakima County - 2 cases More detailed information on these cases can be found at the Equine Diseases Communication Center (EDCC) - https://equinediseasecc.org/alerts   Posted 11/11/22...

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Scholarships available for MCVMA’s RISE Conference

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Join the Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association for their second annual conference, RISE, taking place online November 11-13, 2022. Thanks to support from Maddie’s Fund, MCVMA is offering over 100 scholarships for students, new grads, residents and interns, non-profit veterinarians, and technicians and support staff. The purpose of MCVMA’s annual RISE conference is to: Resource the veterinary profession with the information and tools necessary to take meaningful action on issues of racial diversity, equity, and inclusion Include the perspectives of people and communities who...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Cancer Staging for the General Practitioner

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Join us Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022 at 12pm for our webinar – Cancer Staging for the General Practitioner with Dr. Rance Sellon. General practitioners can help their clients, their oncologists, and their hospitals by contributing to the staging of tumor-bearing patients. This session will provide an overview of helpful staging interventions within reach of general practitioners and address a few common staging questions. Dr. Sellon received his DVM from Texas A&M University in 1987. Following graduation, he went to Athens, Georgia for...

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Healthy Veterinary Practices – Perspectives on Veterinary Practice Consolidation

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Join John Volk, Senior Consultant of Brakke Consulting on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11:30am PT, for the next edition of the Veterinary Practice Growth speaker series. An overview of the current and potential future role of corporate ownership of companion animal veterinary practices in the U.S. will be presented and include: • Number of practices owned by consolidators • Attractiveness of veterinary practices to investors • Trends in practice acquisitions and values • Impact of corporate ownership on practice management Participants will emerge from this...

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