President’s Message – Personal Wellbeing: Use It or Lose It!

  |   WSVMA News

Recently I have been experiencing some health complications following a surgery, which forced me to take more time away from work than I had previously planned. As someone who has accumulated weeks of unused sick time over the years, more a testament to my choices than my level of health, this was initially a distressing place to be both mentally and physically.  I was not used to being away from my primary focus for so much time and being so...

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WSVMA presents April 10 CE program Veterinary Emergency Care (Ophthalmology and Neurology)

  |   Continuing Education

Join us virtually on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 12 - 4 pm for our premier WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Allyson Darrow and Dr. Megan Stout Steel and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. The first track will be in ophthalmology. Dr. Darrow will cover ulcers and antibiotics, A journey through the various types of ulcerative disease processes encountered in vet med, complimented by antibiotic options and why to pick what, and sorting out Mydriasis, a review of the neuro-ophthalmic pathways...

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New resource shows the accessibility of veterinary care county by county

  |   Practice Management

A new initiative shows just how difficult it is for animal owners to find veterinary care. The Veterinary Care Accessibility Project, founded by a veterinarian along with a public policy expert, has launched a tool that uses data from a variety of sources to account for key factors that affect access to veterinary care. The result is a single number that helps answer a complex question: How accessible is veterinary care in my community? According to an interview with founder Mike...

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WSVMA presents April 10 CE program Veterinary Emergency Care (Ophthalmology and Neurology)

  |   Continuing Education

Join us virtually on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 12 - 4pm for our premier WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Allyson Darrow and Dr. Megan Stout Steel and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. The first track will be in ophthalmology. Dr. Darrow will cover ulcers and antibiotics, A journey through the various types of ulcerative disease processes encountered in vet med, complimented by antibiotic options and why to pick what, and sorting out Mydriasis, a review of the neuro-ophthalmic pathways which...

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WSVMA 2021 Awards – deadline to submit approaching

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Each year, the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) conducts an awards program to honor individuals whose service has contributed significantly to the veterinary profession in Washington State. The 2022 awards that will be presented include Veterinarian of the Year, Distinguished Achievement, Outstanding Veterinary Service, WSU Faculty Member of the Year, Distinguished Veterinary Staff, Humane Animal Welfare, and Allied Industry. It only takes a few moments to submit the name of your deserving colleague. Please submit nominations to the WSVMA office using the...

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