2017 Auction to benefit the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund

  |   WSVMA News

You’re invited to attend and donate to the WSVMA Silent Auction on Friday, September 29 in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference in Tacoma. The goal of the evening is to raise money for the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund. Each year, the Fund awards one or more scholarships to deserving veterinary students. Our goal is to raise over $10,000. Use your imagination to create a truly unique donation such as travel experiences, football tickets, fine wine, art,...

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Take the survey for career transitions in veterinary medicine

  |   Professional News

The Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM) in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine receives a large number of emails and phone calls from veterinarians looking for assistance in the career transition process. The CPCVM provides career transition workshops and support to many of those veterinarians.  In order to gain a broader understanding of why veterinarians might be seeking to change careers and how we as a profession can better serve you by providing valuable resources throughout the...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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FTC Requires Mars to Divest 12 Veterinary Clinics as a Condition of Acquiring Pet Care Company VCA Inc. – FTC 8/30 Here’s what you need to know about King County’s rash of rabid bats – Seattle Times 9/1FB Deadly viral infection found in central Washington deer – Tri-City Herald 8/30 Cases of mystery dog disease slowing down in Montana – Bozeman Daily Chronicle 9/3 Washington dairies not reporting cow sales online – Capital Press 9/1 Stop Faking Service Dogs:...

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What Can We Learn From Millennial Staff Members?

  |   Practice Management

The characteristics of each generation are a result of their upbringing and environment. Some have experienced wars, been parented by a single mother working two jobs, subjected to a parent losing a job due to an economic crisis, etc. All of these experiences shape an individual and can become a consistent group of characteristics for a generation. While no one wants to be painted with a broad brush, it is true that different periods in time give rise to people...

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Vote for WSVMA Board of Directors candidates

  |   WSVMA News

The election for the WSVMA Board of Directors will be held at the Annual Membership Meeting on September 30, 2017. The meeting will be in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference being held at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Ballots were sent out last week in accordance with WSVMA Bylaws, and include a proxy form to sign and return to the WSVMA for members who are not able to attend the Conference. Serving on the current Board of Directors include...

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