Animal Disease Traceability program seeks feedback

  |   State Regulatory

The WSDA Animal Disease Traceability Program is asking for your feedback to help guide the program projects for the next three years. Please click here to complete this short survey. The survey should take no more than 5 minutes. Thank you for your time and giving us your invaluable ideas for how to use ADT funding to support all sectors of the cattle industry.   Posted October 30, 2020...

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WSU/CVM faculty receive honors

  |   Professional News

Two WSU College of Veterinary Medicine faculty members recently received recognition for their work. Dr. Dale Moore, Washington State University’s director for veterinary extension, was honored with the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine 2020 Helwig-Jennings Award on Aug. 1. The award, established in 1980, recognizes contributions of veterinarians John F. Helwig and William E. Jennings to veterinary preventive medicine. Moore received the award after more than three decades of service to the organization, of which she has been a...

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WSU COVID-19 research tackles the present and future pandemic

  |   COVID-19

From tracking to treatment to prevention, Washington State University scientists are expanding our understanding of the current COVID-19 crisis while helping lead international efforts to identify and stop the next potential pandemic. “Our research response to COVID-19 exemplifies what WSU does so well as a land-grant university: bring the best science to bear on a problem to find practical information and solutions for the people of Washington and the world,” said WSU President Kirk Schulz. “Science and teamwork are our best...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Pigeon Fever outbreak in Pierce County and Strangles in King County – EDCC.org Election stress disorder is a real thing - how to cope and when to seek help – Health.com How technicians are struggling with mental health during the pandemic – AAHA NewStat 600 Animals to Fly From Hawaii to Pacific NW in Largest Pet Rescue Flight Ever – Daily Paws Millennial client confession: 6 things I wish my veterinary practice knew – VetSuccess Wolves to lose federal...

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WSVMA Board votes to support WakeUpVetMed initiative

  |   DEI, Practice Management, WSVMA News

At their Sept. 12 meeting, the WSVMA Board of Directors approved support for the WakeUpVetMed Initiative introduced earlier in the year to the AVMA. The WSVMA is the first state veterinary medical association to approve support for the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiative. Dr. Marie Sato Quicksall, president-elect of the Multicultural Veterinary Medical Association (MCVMA) from Bainbridge Island, attended the meeting by invitation to speak about efforts by the MCVMA and nine other key organizations to improve DEI in...

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