Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference 2022– That’s a wrap!

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The Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference (PNWVC) has ended this year, marking our first in-person meeting since pre-pandemic 2019. We took up the entire Greater Tacoma Convention Center and spread out to nearby hotels. Records were broken as we topped 1,300 attendees, including veterinarians, veterinary students, practice managers, technicians, assistants, technician students, vendor representatives and speakers. Over 140 hours of CE were offered with 63 speakers across multiple tracks. Special thanks go to our many generous sponsors and exhibitors. 95 companies and...

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WSVMA awards deserving individuals at the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference

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WSVMA awards deserving individuals at the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference The Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) held the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Veterinarians and veterinary staff were honored at WSVMA's award ceremonies on Sat., Oct. 1. Dr. Jennifer Bennett, WSVMA President, was the host and main presenter. Congratulations to each award recipient! 2022 Veterinarian of the Year Award [caption id="attachment_22244" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dr. Jennifer Bennett presents the 2022 WSVMA Veterinarian of...

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WSU VBMA Partners in Practice – Don’t miss meeting your next associate

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Washington State University Veterinary Business Management Association (VBMA) would like to welcome professionals in the veterinary industry to WSU's student-run and only vet med career fair, Partners in Practice, on November 4, 2022. This career fair is open to all vet students on campus, so please consider registering if you have externships, internships, job openings, or would like to connect and mentor students! Large animal practitioners are especially needed. Proceeds from registration support our club and will help us establish...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar—Dry Cow Management and Interventions to Promote Quality Milk Production

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Join us Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022 at 12pm for our webinar – Dry Cow Management and Interventions to Promote Quality Milk Production with Dr. Mark Van der List and sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. With a focus on producing quality milk in the upcoming lactation, this webinar will discuss aspects such as drying off technique, housing of dry cows, decisions on selective dry cow therapy, antibiotic selection, teat end sealants, and optimizing immune response to milk pathogens via vaccination and nutrition. Dr....

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Healthy Veterinary Practices – Compensation Trends for Veterinary Professionals

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Join an esteemed panel Thursday, Oct. 13 at 11:30am PT, for the next edition of the Veterinary Practice Growth speaker series. The veterinary profession, like most industries and business, are competing now more than ever to attract and retain talent. Historically, the veterinary profession operates behind the times, and our compensation model is no different. Generational expectations and the personal needs of the talent pool and of our current teams are changing rapidly. Let’s evaluate if we are in the...

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