Build a healthier veterinary practice with the first in a series of five free webinars

  |   Continuing Education

Join AVMA’s Matthew Salois, Ph.D. on Thurs., Nov. 18, 2021, at 11:30 am as he presents a birds-eye view – through a business lens – of what’s ahead for veterinary medicine based on information shared at the AVMA Business and Economic Forum held in October. In his webinar, “From Concepts to Actions: A high-level review of the AVMA Business and Economic Forum,” he will provide key take-aways on Forum topics including: How to build a more effective relationship with your...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Why ERs are so busy: An ER vet explains cluster periods – AAHA Diversity pays off in veterinary practice – Today’s Veterinary Business Identification of Brucella protein could lead to infection treatment – WSU Insider Pig-to-human transplants a step closer after kidney test – WKRG Domestic violence victims hesitate before leaving their house as they fear leaving their pets behind – KREM2 What makes vets feel good at work? – Vet Candy   Posted October 22, 2021...

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Giving hope to pets and their owners struggling to afford care.

  |   Animal Welfare, Practice Management, WSVMA News

The Washington State Animal Health Foundation is excited to share a new resource intended to help you better serve your clients who struggle with affording important veterinary treatment - The Vets Helping Pets Fund. The Vets Helping Pets Fund will allow WSVMA members and their associates to advocate for clients in need and receive financial support to be able to provide needed care and treatment for their beloved animal companions. We understand that many families struggle to afford care and our...

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VMLRP: Shortage Area Nominations Due Now!

  |   Professional News

If you believe you are in a veterinary shortage area situation, contact the State Veterinarian to establish a nomination as soon as possible. Completed applications are due November 8. A national panel of animal health experts will evaluate the nomination to determine if the area can be designated as a shortage area. Each year approximately 190 shortage situations are approved across the United States with about 150 veterinarians applying for 60-70 available awards. If you are having trouble recruiting or retaining veterinarians in...

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

  |   WSVMA News

The Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference (PNWVC) came to a close this year, marking the second successful venture into holding the large meeting in the virtual space. Normally taking up the entire Tacoma Convention Center, PNWVC pivoted to be held on a creative, easy-to-use online platform giving attendees a unique and fun experience. Just under 750 conference-goers connected online and viewed over 150 hours of CE from 49 speakers in seven different tracks. 35 vendors and their representatives exhibited in the...

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