Have an opinion on AVMA business? Your AVMA delegates want to hear from you

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AVMA member input guides our discussions and our actions. As the AVMA House of Delegates’ August meeting approaches, your delegates Drs. Sandy Willis and Diana Thomé, invite you to share your perspectives on several resolutions and AVMA Bylaws amendments that will be considered during the meeting. The House of Delegates will meet August 1-2 in Washington, D.C., during the 2019 AVMA Annual Convention. Reference committees consisting of small groups will address the resolutions and amendments first and make recommendations to the...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Interpretation of In-House Cytology, Trichograms, and DTMs

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, July 16 at 12pm for our webinar on diagnosing and treating skin diseases. Kim Coyner, DVM, DACVD from Dermatology Clinic for Animals of Lacey and Tacoma will be our guest speaker. Dr. Coyner will guide participants through an image-based discussion of cytologic diagnosis of inflammatory and infectious skin diseases, common skin tumors, trichogram interpretation and dermatophyte culture interpretation. Use your own clinic microscope to optimize the diagnosis and treatment of your patients and generate revenue! All monthly webinars...

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This Week’s Helpful Links

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FDA Investigates Contaminated Pig Ear Pet Treats Connected to Human Salmonella Infections - FDA FDA Provides Third Status Report on Investigation into Potential Connection Between Certain Diets and Cases of Canine Heart Disease - FDA Veterinary profession at a critical crossroads – VIN News Vets warn of 'MMR moment' for animal health as increasing number of owners refuse to get pets -  The Telegraph Challenges And Opportunities In Veterinary Medicine – JD Supra Everyone Wants a Rescue Dog. Not Everyone Can Have One – New...

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From pearly whites to furry paws – tips from the dental profession

  |   Practice Management

When considering ways to improve, it never hurts to look outside the veterinary profession for ideas.  Dental practices share many challenges with veterinary hospitals, including continually attracting new patients, creating the best first impressions, implementing new services, hiring and retaining great staff, making costly recommendations and leading the practice team. We recently spoke to some successful dental practice consultants and dentists, who shared the following five tips which can easily be applied in the veterinary profession: Think “RISE” to remember...

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Exploring the Cost of a Veterinary Medical Education

  |   Practice Management

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges has developed this Cost Comparison Tool to help prospective students further develop a financial plan for veterinary school. Data is presented from all 30 US colleges and 12 Canadian and International colleges. The visualization presents the total cost of attendance (tuition, living expenses, and loan interest accumulation) for 2019 graduates. It includes data about whether students can establish residency for the purpose of playing discounted tuition and the average scholarship awards made to DVM students at each college. The...

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