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NYS-VC Spring — Register now and save money!
NYSVMS
The countdown is on! Only six days remaining to receive the early-bird rates for NYS-VC Spring! Register by Tuesday, April 15, to save $100. For practices looking to send multiple doctors and LVTs, there are now additional savings opportunities available. More information is available here.
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Veterinary Mobility Act seems to have clear path to president's desk
DVM360 MAGAZINE via dvm360.com
The Veterinary Mobility Act, H.R. 1528, continues to gain momentum after being passed out of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 3. The bill has been at the top of the American Veterinary Medicine Association's legislative agenda. Ashley Morgan, DVM, assistant director for the AVMA's Governmental Relations Division, says the bill could go before the full House soon.
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NYS-VC Spring — Staying over? Reserve your room now!
NYSVMS
Reserve your room by Tuesday, April 15, to lock in the group rate of $169 a night. When not in class, enjoy all that the area has to offer, including museums and Washington Irving's Sunnyside. Bring the family and enjoy a trip to the Bronx Zoo, or even see the Yankees take on the Pirates at Yankee Stadium!
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Ectoparasites: The risk is present all year long
Veterinary Practice News
"So, you're telling me that fleas, ticks and mosquitoes are going to be in my yard, biting my dog and giving her allergies and heartworms in these freezing temperatures," Mrs. Client says sardonically, looking at price tags and glaring at you in disbelief. While some clients will always be skeptical about the need to use flea, tick and heartworm prevention products year round, veterinary entomologists and scientific researchers have evidence to prove that most ectoparasites are a continual problem, especially in the southern U.S.
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Diamond Pet Foods agrees to class action settlement
Legal Newsline Legal Journal
A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit alleging Diamond Pet Foods manufactured and distributed certain pet food products that allegedly led to illness and death in some animals that consumed them. The lawsuit was first filed in 2012 by New York resident Barbara Marciano, who claimed the dog food manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods caused her one of her dogs, Benji, to become ill and die, and another one of her dogs, Pepsi, to experience lethargy.
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Nutrition matters: Pondering raw meat-based diets
VETERINARY MEDICINE via dvm360.com
Despite recommendations from leading veterinary organizations that discourage the feeding of raw meat-based diets, the practice continues to increase in popularity and generate controversy. There is a lack of sound scientific evidence regarding the risks and benefits of these diets.
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USDA announces $20 million effort to reduce damage caused by feral swine
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The Wildlife Services program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service will work with states to monitor and test animals in order to protect the health of domestic swine. Learn more about the program here.
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Saddle study: High degree of lameness in sport horses
The Horse
Hind-limb lameness is a common cause of saddle slip in horses, and there is a high frequency of lameness in the general sports horse population, reveals a new study on the relationship between lameness, saddle slip and back shape. Saddle slip is usually blamed on poor saddle fit, a crooked rider or asymmetry in the shape of the horse's back, but the first phase of a long-term research project (which was first published in 2012) showed that in fact hind-limb lameness is frequently the culprit.
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What to do when veterinary drug theft is slipping past your check system
VETERINARY ECONOMICS via dvm360.com
Even with safeguards in place, inventory can go missing. Mark Opperman, CVPM, shares what to do in such a situation.
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Red Cross offers first aid app for pets
KAAL-TV
VideoBriefIn times of disaster emergencies, Red Cross not only wants to make sure you are prepared, but also your pets. April is Pet First Aid month, and the Red Cross has a new app to keep your furry family members healthy. It has everything from emergency first aid, a one touch veterinary button and an animal hospital locator. You can switch back and forth between cats and dogs and enter up-to-date veterinary information.
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Golden Retriever Lifetime Study public service announcement
Morris Animal Foundation
VideoBriefAs the largest observational research study ever conducted, these veterinarians will follow the lives of 3,000 Golden Retrievers. Their goal is to discover information to better prevent, diagnose and cure cancer in Golden Retrievers. Learn more about the Morris Animal Foundation's Golden Retriever Lifetime Study here.
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A new partnership: The FDA and veterinary labs
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
With recent investigations into illnesses in dogs and cats, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has partnered with veterinary labs to bridge communication gaps between federal and state veterinary laboratories. The goal of this partnership is to keep animals healthy with strength in numbers. Learn more here.
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