Last Chance! Sept. 15 deadline to apply for next year’s class of Power of Ten leaders

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Attention 2012-2019 graduates! Join the WSVMA for our exciting leadership program! Power of Ten is a WSVMA initiative designed to help recent graduates develop foundational skills in leadership, communication, and business. Ten participants will be selected from the applicant pool to participate in the Power of Ten leadership academy for the coming year. Participants will join a network of peers in a series of learning experiences that commence in November 2019 and culminate in October 2020. Power of Ten is...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Two bats test positive for rabies in Cowlitz County, some pets exposed KOMO News More than 100 horses are being hoarded by a nonprofit in Puget Sound – Issaquah Reporter Outbreak of salmonella infections linked to pig ear dog treats expands to 35 states Q13 FOX On veterinarian suicide support: What can we all do differently? Union-Bulletin Banfield Announces New Training To Combat Veterinary Suicide Crisis - BioSpace Gender discrimination holding women back in veterinary practice Org Is There...

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Who can deliver medication to the client?

  |   State Regulatory

Earlier this week, we sent out a newly revised Task Guide, the reference chart for veterinarians who assign tasks to licensed veterinary technicians (LVT), unregistered assistants (UA), and registered veterinary medication clerks (VMC), as well as for LVTs who supervise UAs, and VMCs. Most of the chart remained unchanged, but there were a few important revisions made for accuracy and clarity. Here are the following changes: UAs are prohibited from maintaining anesthesia per WAC 246-935-010. No change was made on the...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – A Retailer’s Perspective on Animal Care and Wellbeing

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, September 17 at 12 pm for our webinar A Retailer’s Perspective on Animal Care and Wellbeing. Dr. Janet Helms will be our guest speaker. What is all this talk about slow grow chicken, Prop 12 and cage-free eggs, and pig crates? In this webinar, we will explore animal welfare concerns across species from a different vantage point. Retailers and restaurants have very specific needs, concerns and risks. Changing perspectives will allow us to explore issues from the...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Phoenix veterinary lab for sale following Idexx takeover bid – Vin News Service Deadly rabbit disease persists and spreads in San Juan Islands – WSDA Ag Briefs Bat-killing Disease White-Nose Syndrome Confirmed In Kittitas, King, Pierce and Lewis Counties – Daily Fly Dog Goods recalls more pig ear dog treats  - FDA Listeria, salmonella found in Aunt Jeni's frozen raw poultry for dogs – Food Safety News (WA) Veterinarians make a House (and Senate) call  JAVMA   Posted September 6, 2019...

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