An important message to WSVMA members

  |   Uncategorized

Dear Members: We are reeling with sadness by the violent events taking place in our country this week and recognize the deeply disturbing institutional racism against black Americans. While this conversation may be difficult, it is imperative as an organization that we speak up, and speak out against prejudice and injustice in our society and in our veterinary profession. This is an extremely difficult time for individuals, families, businesses, our country, and around the world. Many people are suffering the acute emotional, social, and economic impacts...

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Urge lawmakers to reverse course on taxing PPP expenses

  |   COVID-19, Practice Management

Veterinary professionals and veterinary business owners can support our colleagues by asking Congress to pass legislation ensuring that business owners impacted by COVID-19 aren’t penalized by income-tax rules after taking out a loan through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Despite recent legislation that made improvements to the PPP loan program, PPP borrowers are prohibited from claiming federal tax deductions that are normally fully deductible – including some rent and utility payments, and wages and benefits paid to employees – for forgivable...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar on canine and feline uveitis

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, June 16 at 12pm for our webinar Uveitis in the Dog & Cat. Dr. Victoria Jones will be our guest speaker. This quick-paced webinar will include discussion of clinical signs, causes and treatments for uveitis in the canine and feline species. Dr. Victoria Jones obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Illinois where she graduated summa cum laude in 1992. She then completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at...

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FDA draft guidance deadline for comments extended and new AVMA webinar explains proposed rules on bulk compounding

  |   Federal Regulatory, Medicine

There’s still time to comment on FDA draft guidance. The FDA deadline for commenting on Draft Guidance for Industry #256 was extended on June 11. AVMA will collect member comments on the proposal through August 15, 2020. A new on-demand webinar on AVMA Axon shares more information about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Draft Guidance for Industry #256, which addresses veterinary drug compounding from bulk substances. The webinar, presented by an FDA veterinarian, gives important background to help veterinarians provide...

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Welcome a freshman vet student – Donate a white coat for the WSU/CVM Class of 2024!

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This year’s White Coat ceremony for the incoming Class of 2024 will take place virtually on August 20, 2020. Each first-year veterinary student will be introduced and presented with a white lab coat with their name and the WSVMA logo embroidered on the coat. We need your help to make this year’s White Coat Ceremony a success. You can sponsor a specific student or make a general donation. You also have the option of sponsoring a student from your local...

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