This Week’s Helpful Links

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Norbrook Laboratories voluntarily recalls injectable drug products – Veterinary Practice News Is today's approach to veterinary education outdated? VIN News Service Cat paws may soon be safe in New York, as the state is poised to become first to ban declawing - Washington Post Banfield Pet Hospital announces Vet Chat service  - The Columbian Think you understand millennials? Brace yourself for Gen Z – DVM360   Posted June 7, 2019...

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Veterinary Non-Competition Agreements in Washington may become unenforceable by January 1, 2020

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Most current veterinary non-competition agreements (NCA) will become invalid and not effective as of January 1, 2020, due to the new Washington State Statute signed by our Governor in May 2019. Yes, I did say current non-competition agreements that your associates have signed years ago. This is true even though the new law becomes effective next January, because the law is retroactive and most current non-competition agreements will not meet the new stringent requirements. This retrospective feature of the new...

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Pet Nutrition Alliance Announces Dare to Ask! – a New Resource to Aid in Making Informed Decisions about Pet Foods

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The Pet Nutrition Alliance (PNA) announced a new resource to help veterinary healthcare teams make more informed decisions when recommending pet food for their patients. This new tool – Dare to Ask: We Did! – was created by compiling information about pet food manufacturers. PNA is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing resources to support veterinary healthcare teams in helping pets live longer through better nutrition, and to assist teams in providing nutritional assessments and recommendations for every patient. With thousands of choices of pet foods, it is...

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Donate a white coat for the WSU/CVM Class of 2023

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This year’s White Coat ceremony for the incoming Class of 2023 will take place August 15 at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. 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...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Hill’s updates list of pet foods recalled due to excess vitamin D – DVM360 The market for veterinary services: cracks in the foundation – VIN News Dogs can alert human risk to Lyme disease – Veterinary Practice News AAFP releases educational toolkit for feline diabetes - AAFP Burnout designated an occupational hazard  - CNBC Beloved walrus, Joan, dies at Pt. Defiance Zoo - KOMO   Posted May 31, 2019...

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