This Week’s Helpful Links

  |   Uncategorized

Chinese officials say chicken wings imported for Brazil tested positive for COVID-19 – CNN Foodborne COVID-19 Fear – Worms & Germs Blog Dogs are biting more children during the pandemic, doctors say. Here’s why – Kansas City Star One welfare: The human mental wellness link to animal welfare – Real Agriculture Big Dogs Face More Joint Problems if Neutered Early – UC Davis Getting Past the Fear of Talking about Race: Feel the Fear & Doing it Anyway with...

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Washington Primary Election Results as of Friday, August 7

  |   Legislative

Washington State held its primary election on Tuesday, August 4. There are 4.6 million registered voters. By Tuesday evening, 1.26 million votes were counted, a turnout of 27.4%. Voter turnout in the primary is expected to be above 40%, and several hundred thousand votes remain to be counted. As of Friday, August 7, 1.7 million ballots have been counted, with approximately 600,000 remaining. The final primary totals will not be known until next week. The results below reflect the count...

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New Washington COVID-19 resources for wellbeing

  |   COVID-19, Wellness

The Washington State Department of Health's (DOH) COVID-19 Behavioral Health Group Impact Reference Guide describes normal mental and emotional impacts that may manifest in the workplace. Stress over risk of job loss, changes in the nature of work, or personal challenges may contribute to lost productivity. Employees grappling with increased anxiety or stress may be irritable or forgetful. The DOH guide offers information that can help employers recognize symptoms of mental or emotional distress and offer relevant support strategies. The pandemic...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference News – Visit the Exhibit Hall

  |   Continuing Education

Just like attending in person, attendees at the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference (PNWVC) will be able to talk to exhibitors and learn about new products and innovation taking place in veterinary medicine. Chat and schedule appointments with your favorite representatives, get the latest in product information, and place orders just like you would if you were walking the exhibit hall. The more exhibitors you visit, the more opportunities to earn points for prizes and raffles. The exhibit hall will be open...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar on avian coelomic distention

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, August 18 at 12 pm for our webinar Coelomic Distention in Birds: Diagnosis and Management. Dr. Anneliese Strunk will be our guest speaker. This case-based lecture will discuss the pathophysiology of the different main causes of coelomic distention in avian species, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic options. Dr. Anneliese Strunk graduated from Texas A&M in 2000, and completed an internship in Exotic Animal, Wildlife and Zoo Medicine at the University of Georgia and a residency in the...

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