ISO – Volunteers for One Health Clinic in Seattle

  |   Professional News

The One Health Clinic provides side-by-side medical and veterinary care for people experiencing homelessness with companion animals. Because of COVID-19, we have had to cancel our regular clinics and have shifted how and where we are offering care. The Clinic has partnered with the Mobile Pet Food Bank to provide veterinary care for people experiencing financial difficulty due to COVID-19. At the clinic, we offer vaccines, wellness exams, and referrals to local clinics. When available, we also have a human health...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – Let’s Go to the Zoo!

  |   Continuing Education

Join us on Friday, October 2 at 5:30 pm for our Let’s Go to the Zoo Happy Hour, sponsored by Woodland Park Zoo. Conference attendees are invited to a fun hour with co-hosts Dr. Gary Marshall and Dr. Lindsey Hornickel. Dr. Marshall will demonstrate how to make specially selected cocktails with recipes provided, including how to make them mocktails. Next, Dr. Hornickel will introduce the esteemed team at Woodland Park Zoo along with some special animal guests guaranteed to delight and...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Three Washington Horses Confirmed with Equine Influenza – The Horse Fungus that causes bat-killing disease confirmed in Chelan and Snohomish counties – WA Dept of Fish & Wildlife Washington state veterinary practice ratifies union contract – VIN News Wolverines have returned to Mount Rainier National Park – The Seattle Times Stressful times cause stressed-out clients: How to handle shocking client behavior in your veterinary practice – VetSuccess Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog...

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USDA Confirms SARS-CoV-2 in Mink in Utah

  |   COVID-19

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) today announced on August 17 the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans) in mink at two farms in Utah. These are the first confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 in mink in the United States. The affected farms also reported positive cases of COVID-19 in people who had contact with the mink. After unusually large numbers of mink died at the farms, the Utah Veterinary...

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Be aware of current scams aimed at licensed practitioners

  |   Professional News

Some state licensing boards are reporting that their licensees are receiving phone calls from people claiming to be staff from the licensing board or law enforcement in an attempt to obtain sensitive license or personal information. The callers will often falsely claim that the licensee is under investigation or that their license is in danger of being suspended. The phone numbers that appear on the caller ID can sometimes appear authentic. This is a common fraud technique known as spoofing. The...

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