WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Trauma in the Veterinary World: A Challenge and an Opportunity for Growth and Positive Change

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Join us Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at 12 pm for our webinar – Trauma in the Veterinary World: A Challenge and an Opportunity for Growth and Positive Change with Dr. Sonja Olson and sponsored by Heartstorming Wellness. Veterinary medicine is a deeply meaningful profession that allows caregivers the opportunity to support animal health, mitigate animal suffering, and support animal guardians in responsible stewardship and care. The field is also one that is highly emotional and rife with both vicarious trauma...

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WSU College of Veterinary Medicine awarded NIH grant to combat zoonotic disease

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Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has been awarded a National Institutes of Health T32 grant that will provide $2.1 million over five years to continue support of an infectious disease and microbial immunology post-doctoral training program. The college’s training program, established in 1989 and one of the longest-supported NIH training programs in the country, is designed to prepare its fellows to address critical knowledge gaps in zoonotic infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance emergence. According to the Centers for Disease...

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Volunteers needed: Animal wellness clinic for people facing homelessness with pets

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Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your low-income neighbors with pets? Then we have a great volunteer opportunity for you! To raise awareness of World Rabies Day in September – and the importance of vaccinating pets against infectious diseases – several animal welfare partners across King County are organizing a multi-site vaccination clinic for people who are unsheltered or low-income with pets. Volunteers for all roles are needed – especially veterinarians and veterinary technicians! The clinic will be...

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In memoriam

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In memoriam Dr. John Cannon (WSU, 1975), died on August 17, 2022, after a brief illness. He was 76. After graduating from vet school and obtaining his Master’s in microbiology, he established Argonne Village Veterinary Clinic along with his wife, Dr. Sharon Cannon. They practiced there for 35 years. Dr. Cannon enjoyed serving in organized veterinary medicine. He was involved in the Inland Empire VMA and served as their representative on the WSVMA Board of Directors. Dr. Cannon served as a...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – Don’t miss early-bird pricing!

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – Don’t miss early-bird pricing! Have you signed up for the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference yet? If not, do so soon! Early-bird registration rates end on Sept. 5. Don’t miss our 140+ CE sessions with dozens of high-caliber speakers, a full exhibit hall, and a Friday night event to reconnect with your colleagues after a long pandemic. Recent grads receive a major discount! Are you within five years of graduation? Recent grads and retired veterinarians receive a 33%...

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