WSVMA Advisory – Hurricane animals being relocated near you?

  |   Animal Health

We are all aware of the great misfortunes experienced in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and how huge numbers of Texans are starting to return to their homes to begin rebuilding their lives. And now Florida and parts of the Southeast are facing new hurricane threats. Disaster relief efforts are in full swing, and one of many efforts currently is the re-location of large numbers of shelter animals from or near the hurricane zone out of Texas, Florida and neighboring states’...

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Hurricane Disaster Response Updates

  |   Professional News

The WSVMA would like to share important information with you about Hurricane Harvey disaster response.  The key organizations and agencies responsible for the response in Texas have expressed gratitude for the outpouring of offers to help, and would like the veterinary community to know the following: Do not self-deploy! While the good intentions are appreciated, a systematic response is essential for effective, efficient progress of response and recovery efforts.  Self-deploying volunteers can actually complicate and add to the work of local...

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Washington Wildfires

  |   Animal Welfare

Wildfires continue to devastate massive areas of the western United States and Washington. Currently, Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Reserve Veterinary Corp has not been deployed and they’ve received no requests for animal resources. Here is information to share with your clients: AVMA Disaster and Emergency Resources Planning for Disasters Saving the Whole Family: Disaster Preparedness – English Salvando a la Familia Entera: Preparativos ante un Desastre – Spanish/Espanol ASPCA – ASPCA Mobile App | ASPCA USDA - Preparedness...

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2017 Auction to benefit the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund

  |   WSVMA News

You’re invited to attend and donate to the WSVMA Silent Auction on Friday, September 29 in conjunction with the Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference in Tacoma. The goal of the evening is to raise money for the WSVMA Past Presidents’ Student Scholarship Fund. Each year, the Fund awards one or more scholarships to deserving veterinary students. Our goal is to raise over $10,000. Use your imagination to create a truly unique donation such as travel experiences, football tickets, fine wine, art,...

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Take the survey for career transitions in veterinary medicine

  |   Professional News

The Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM) in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine receives a large number of emails and phone calls from veterinarians looking for assistance in the career transition process. The CPCVM provides career transition workshops and support to many of those veterinarians.  In order to gain a broader understanding of why veterinarians might be seeking to change careers and how we as a profession can better serve you by providing valuable resources throughout the...

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