Pricing…in the Veterinary Industry and the Practice

  |   Practice Management

How is your veterinary practice performing? The obvious response is to discuss staff credentials and training, and perhaps the availability of state-of-the-art medical equipment. But don’t lose sight of the fact that the practice is a business – and in evaluating its performance, financial and organizational issues should be considered. Of all the business decisions the practice makes, those involving setting prices for new products and services and changing existing prices are among the most important and impactful. Why? Because no other...

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WSVMA presents Jan. 31 CE program An In-Depth Look at Medical Cannabis for the WA Veterinarian

  |   Continuing Education

Join us on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at 12 pm for one of our premier WSVMA CE programs, freshly renamed DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Robert J. Silver and sponsored by Rx Vitamins. Medical Cannabis for veterinarians is a new and emerging field following the changes in state and federal legislation over the past 6-7 years. It is important for veterinarians to be knowledgeable of the evidence basis for its use through published studies and from veterinarians who are experienced...

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AVMA House of Delegates January 2021 Summary

  |   Professional News

The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) met virtually January 7-9, 2021 in conjunction with the AVMA Veterinary Leadership Conference (VLC).  The HOD tackled 8 resolutions as well as two timely topics during the Veterinary Information Forum. [caption id="attachment_19662" align="alignleft" width="200"] Dr. Diana Thome' at the HOD meeting January 2021[/caption] Resolution 1 - This resolution was presented following a HOD working group on AVMA officer elections.  The proposed document gives further guidance on timing of campaigns, campaign finance, influence, and endorsements, as well as...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Managing the Allergic Patient

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 12pm for our webinar Managing the Allergic Patient. Dr. Heather Edginton will be our guest speaker, and in this lecture, she’ll look at how to accurately diagnose and treat cat and dog allergies. She will go over the differences in treatment options between the two species and also examine what can be done in extreme cases of allergies that are not responding to common treatment modalities. Also, Dr. Edginton will discuss common and uncommon...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

3 mink caught outside quarantined farm; 2 test SARS-CoV-2 positive – KOIN Confirmation of COVID-19 in Gorillas at a California Zoo – USDA APHIS SARS-CoV-2 is mutating. Here’s what your hospital needs to know – AAHA NewStat Veterinarians warn dog owners of salmon poisoning – KOIN Worms and Germs Blog: Freeze Dried vs Fresh vs Frozen Raw Pet Foods – Worms & Germs Blog FDA expands recall of aflatoxin-contaminated pet food – CNN New report shows Salmon still near...

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