This Week’s Helpful Links

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Committing to antiracism in the veterinary profession – AAHA NewStat Strangles in Spokane County – Equine Disease Communication Center Navigating grief during COVID-19 – Public Health Insider Veterinary COVID-19 Infection Control Q&A – Worms & Germs Blog Interim Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Testing in North American Wildlife – CDC Interim SARS-CoV-2 Guidance and Recommendations for Farmed Mink and Other Mustelids – USDA-APHIS Coronavirus: This is not the last pandemic – BBC News   Posted June 12, 2020...

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New WSVMA Member Benefit: Coaching, Consulting, Counseling, Development

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Starting this month, WSVMA members in good standing now will be able to access a new member benefit to assist them in navigating the personal and professional stressors and opportunities that may have developed or been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic (and developing domestic and global events). The Benefit Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse, DVM, CT, CFE is accepting a limited number of discounted 50-minute coaching, consulting, counseling, and personal/professional support sessions tailored to individual WSVMA members. Sessions are first come, first served....

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Veterinary industry covid-19 impact tracking

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The data experts at VetSuccess have developed a dashboard to track the daily impact of COVID-19 on the veterinary industry. With data from over 2,800 practices, the tracker shows daily visits and revenue, plus how each day compares to the same day last year on a regional basis. Use this tracker to monitor the industry and compare your practice numbers. The data is refreshed daily in the afternoon and can be viewed by state and major metropolitan areas. Visit the website...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Confirmation of COVID-19 in Pet Dog in New York – USDA APHIS Household cat confirmed with virus that causes COVID-19  – MN Board of Animal Health New CDC guidance for handlers of service and therapy animals – CDC Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Eases PPP Rules – Katz Sapper & Miller Can veterinarians save us from the next pandemic? The Hill Pangolins may have incubated the novel coronavirus, gene study shows - CNN Making affordable veterinary care a reality...

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New animal anti-cruelty legislation signed into law, takes effect June 11, 2020

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Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill (ESSB) 6300 that added more teeth to current animal cruelty statutes. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Anne Rivers (R-La Center) and brought forward by Pasado’s Safe Haven included several amendments aimed at doing more to protect animals. Changes to Chapter RCW 16.52 animal cruelty statutes include: Only a licensed veterinarian may devocalize, ear crop or tail dock a dog. Veterinarians must use accepted veterinary surgical protocols and pain management when performing...

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