WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Feline Small Cell Lymphoma

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Join us Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, at 12 pm for our webinar Feline Small Cell Lymphoma with Dr. Vanessa Rizzo and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. Small cell lymphoma is one of the cancers most diagnosed in the cat and one of the most rewarding cancers to treat. Managing feline small cell lymphoma can be done in general practice with caution and respect for chemotherapy. This lecture will cover the common behavior of this disease, a typical treatment course, and...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Seattle-area pet owners face long waits, and vet staff are burned out – The Seattle Times Washington state quietly launches COVID vaccine verification tool – The Seattle Times Woodland Park Zoo's 16-year-old red panda euthanized over heart ailment, officials say – KOMO Let’s separate facts from feelings: The data behind emerging veterinary trends – VetSuccess Study: Homelessness doesn't equate to poor care for pets – CBC Just in time for Halloween - It's the stuff of nightmares, or science fiction – NPR   Posted October...

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We salute veterinary technicians!

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Veterinary technicians are crucial to the day-to-day operations of veterinary practices and play vital roles in the care of animal health and welfare. This week of October 17-23, 2021 has been set aside for National Veterinary Technician Week to celebrate, recognize, and promote the valuable contributions licensed veterinary technicians make to the veterinary profession and society. But don’t stop there. Let’s appreciate them all year long. Veterinary Technicians are integral players on the veterinary healthcare team. They are on the frontlines,...

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WSVMA Award winners recognized at the 2021 Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference

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Awards from the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) were presented Friday, Oct. 1 at the annual event held virtually this year in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference. Over 100 people joined in to view the awards ceremony online. WSVMA president Dr. Richard DeBowes presided over the awards presentations. Here are the 2021 WSVMA award recipients: Sonnya Wilkins, DVM, owner of Grays Harbor Veterinary Services and co-owner and co-founder of Twin Harbors Wildlife Center, in Montesano, Wash., received the...

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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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