Veterinary Board of Governors seeking large animal veterinarian from E. Wash. to serve on Board

  |   Professional News, State Regulatory

The Veterinary Board of Governors (board) is looking for a large animal (as the majority of your practice) veterinarian to apply to serve on the board. They are looking for public-spirited people willing to study the issues and to make decisions in the public’s best interest. The board operates under legislative mandate to: Protect the health and safety of the public. Promote the welfare of the state by regulating the competency and quality of health care providers under their authority. The board is...

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The Next Normal: Pathways for Veterinary Medicine

  |   Continuing Education, Practice Management

The relatively staid veterinary profession has been truly uprooted and replanted over the last six months.  Join three veterinary profession thought leaders – Drs. Karen Felsted, Matt Salois, and Peter Weinstein – as they discuss and postulate on a direction that the veterinary profession may be headed.  Starting with a look at the global economy, extending into the veterinary specific economy, and touching the micro-economy within the operations of a practice, the presenters will encourage attendees to continue thinking differently...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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Hundreds of animals seized from West Seattle home in one of the most 'severe' cases of animal cruelty – Outbreak of parvo in Wash. raises concern – KOMO News COVID in Animals Review Part 1: Cats – Worms & Germs Blog Some Health Workers Stealing Drugs Meant For Patients – NPR Replicating private practice: A telemedicine take on veterinary medicine – WSU News Washington State's Veterinary Association Announces Annual Award Winners – PRNewswire This guy! Boston zoo welcomes...

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WSVMA Award winners recognized at the 2020 Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference

  |   WSVMA News

Awards from the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association (WSVMA) were presented Friday at the annual event held virtually this year in conjunction with the Conference. Over 100 people joined in to view the awards ceremony online. WSVMA president Dr. Gary Marshall presided over the awards presentations. Here are the 2020 WSVMA award recipients: Dr. Brian Joseph, State Veterinarian at the Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, Olympia, WA., received the 2020 Veterinarian of the Year Award. The award is presented in recognition...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – That’s a wrap!

  |   Continuing Education, WSVMA News

The Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference (PNWVC) came to a close Sunday, marking the first successful venture into holding the large meeting in the virtual space. Normally taking up the entire Tacoma Convention Center, PNWVC pivoted to be held on a creative, easy-to-use online platform giving attendees a unique and fun experience. Just under 900 conference-goers connected online and viewed 130 hours of CE from 33 speakers in six different tracks. 47 vendors and their representatives exhibited in the trade show...

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