This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version   RSS   Archive   Media Kit           March 19, 2015


 



GRLN Seminar and Legislative Reception
NYSVMS
Join NYSVMS Tuesday, March 24, for the Grassroots Legislative Network Seminar and Legislative Reception. The CE Seminar — DEA, Pharmacy, Compounding and Mobility — begins at 2 p.m. at The Desmond in Albany and will address federal and state laws/regulations governing controlled substances, compounding for office use and more. Three CE credits will be offered (approval pending). The legislative reception will follow at 6 p.m. at the Fort Orange Club, where you can interact with your local lawmakers. Complimentary shuttle service is provided. A small registration fee will be charged for members attending the seminar. RSVP here or email Dory Fisk at dfisk@nysvms.org for any questions or for hotel room reservations.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  


NYSVMS Legislative Agenda now online
NYSVMS
The NYSVMS Legislative Agenda is now available on the NYSVMS website. The agenda outlines NYSVMS' positions on important legislative issues including: compounding medications, real time reporting of controlled substance prescriptions, declawing of cats, corporate practice and devocalization. Click here.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


NYSVMS looking for donations to Purple Party Silent Auction & Wine Wall
NYSVMS
The ever popular Purple Party Silent Auction & Wine Wall Fundraiser will be held Saturday, May 16, 5-7 p.m. at the Hilton Westchester, Rye Brook during the NYS-VC Spring. NYSVMS is currently looking for donations for both the silent auction and wine wall. For more information, click here. Items already donated for this year's silent auction include a six-night stay at two vacation homes in Reunion, Florida, located just minutes from theme parks, golf courses, shopping and restaurants, compliments of Drs. Eric, Jack and Allan Bregman, and a gift certificate for a studio session and a masterpiece wall portrait on canvas, size 16-by-20 inches (unframed), donated by Kramer Portraits. To register for the NYS-VC Spring and this event, click here.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Surgical Workshops

Focus and Flourish workshops are practical, hands-on, informative, interactive and fun. The key to the success of our workshops is the abundance of visual aids, small group numbers, repetition, insisting on participation and lots of practice. For more information and a list of topics please click here.
 


Veterinarians push House members to pass Marketplace Fairness Act
AVMA
Because lawmakers have been at home more than they've been in Washington, D.C., over the past few months, many veterinarians have met with lawmakers in their districts to explain the importance of the Marketplace Fairness Act. Joined by other small business owners all across the country, veterinarians have urged the House of Representatives to pass this crucial tax bill before they adjourn in December.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


NYSVMS bylaws available online
NYSVMS
NYSVMS bylaws are now available online. These were approved at the Annual Business Meeting. Click here.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Colorado veterinarian actively supports state legislation that mandates mental health evaluations for veterinarians
American Animal Hospital Association
On March 18, the Colorado Senate Agricultural Committee will hear testimony on House Bill 15-1187, passed by the Colorado House Feb. 20. The bill authorizes the state board of veterinary medicine, if it believes a licensed veterinarian is unable to practice due to mental illness, alcoholism or drug or controlled-substance use, to require the veterinarian to submit to a mental health exam.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Pet owners turning to alternative holistic medicine to treat four-legged friends
WCBS-TV
VideoBrief Holistic healing is hot these days, especially for our four-legged friends. WCBS-TV's Weijia Jiang found more pets owners are turning to alternative medicine to treat their animals, and more veterinarians are offering complementary techniques.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Varna Bridge keeps tally of beloved professor's age
Ithaca Journal
If you have driven to or from Cornell University along Route 366 in the last year, you might have wondered why the unused railroad bridge just east of Varna has proclaimed that "F.H. Fox is 91." Or at least it said that until the number changed to "92."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Penn Vet study seeks dogs with chronic gastrointestinal problems
Veterinary Practice News
The clinical trial will evaluate the role of the microbiome in the resolution of canine chronic enteropathy. The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is recruiting dogs for a clinical trial evaluating the role of the intestinal microbiome in dogs with chronic gastrointestinal problems.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Merial acquires Legend, Marquis equine products from Bayer
DVM360 MAGAZINE via dvm360.com
Merial recently acquired Legend and Marquis from Bayer HealthCare, expanding its portfolio in performance horse health care, the company announced. Legend is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved product labeled for both intra­-articular and intravenous injection and indicated in the treatment of joint dysfunction associated with equine osteoarthritis.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Senators: FDA should do more to protect pets
McClatchyDC
Two senators want the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to step up its oversight of pet food in the wake of a lawsuit accusing a particular dog food of containing dangerous toxins. Sens. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, and Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, sent a letter asking the agency to investigate the claims, as well as to provide an update on how it is implementing previous laws that require contamination prevention measures in pet food.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


The sweet side of managing open wounds
Veterinary Practice News
There is something satisfying about treating an open wound successfully. As with many veterinary endeavors, there are multiple ways to do so. Some are clearly better than others.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


New veterinary pain management guidelines released
DVM360 MAGAZINE via dvm360.com
Advances in companion animal pain management have spurred the American Animal Hospital Association and the American Association of Feline Practitioners to update the pain management guidelines for dogs and cats they developed in 2007. The 2015 guidelines differ from the older version in several ways.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


One veterinarian explores professional wellness
AVMA
Dr. Michelle Larsen writes, "After only five months into my experience with the AVMA Future Leaders Program, the benefits have been profound. After meeting and brainstorming in August, we narrowed our topic focus to wellness in the workplace, with a deeper focus on compassion fatigue, burnout and creating a healthy, positive work environment."
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Legislators waste little time introducing new veterinary loan bill
DVM360 MAGAZINE via dvm360.com
Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, has reintroduced the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act to the new session of Congress. The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program Enhancement Act would remove the 39 percent tax on awards. Many veterinary leaders, including those in the American Veterinary Medical Association and PVMA, are hoping to see progress this year.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Miss an issue of Veterinary eNews? Click here to visit the Veterinary eNews archive page.


Business better at most veterinary hospitals
Veterinary Practice News
Revenue surged an average of 5.1 percent at U.S. veterinary practices in 2014 as the economy continued a post-recession rebound, the American Animal Hospital Association revealed recently. AAHA's 2015 State of the Industry report also showed that a sizable number of veterinary hospitals are doing very well.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Pet health trackers becoming more popular
TopDogTips.com
Every day, more information on pet health becomes available, and pet lovers are starting to take a big interest. Wearable health trackers have been becoming increasingly popular with humans, and now the trend seems to be growing with dogs as well.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Bird flu mutating in China, threatens pandemic
CNBC
The H7N9 bird flu virus is being passed around from flock to flock of chickens and ducks, is mutating and is now a bigger threat than ever to humanity, researchers reported. It's also swapping genes with other types of flu viruses, giving rise to new strains. Any one of them could start a pandemic in time.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Primal Pet Foods voluntarily recalls a single lot of raw frozen cat food
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Primal Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling a single batch production code of Feline Turkey Raw Frozen Formula 3-pound bag. FDA tested the product in response to a single consumer complaint. Primal Pet Foods was alerted by the FDA that the testing of two bags of this lot resulted in a low thiamine level.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE
 



Veterinary eNews
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Katina Smallwood, Senior Editor, 469.420.2675  
Contribute news


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of the Veterinary eNews was sent to ##Email##.

Recent issues

March 12, 2015
March 5, 2015
Feb. 26, 2015
Feb. 19, 2015






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063