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Contact your legislators: Animal dental bills need your support
NYSVMS
Earlier this week, the animal dentistry bills, A.B. 8867 and S.B. 2742-A, passed unanimously in their respective Higher Education Committees. The bills now move on to the Assembly and Senate floors for debate, as early as next week. Now, more than ever, we need every single member to reach out to their legislators one more time, and ask them to vote in favor of this critical legislation.
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NYS-VC Spring starts May 16
NYSVMS
It's not too late to come to NYS-VC Spring! Don't miss the chance to attend this exciting inaugural conference at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, N.Y., this Friday through Sunday. Earn up to 19 CE credits over the three-day period. Register onsite during the conference.
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New event added to NYS-VC Spring: Veterinary Town Hall Meeting
NYSVMS
Coming to NYS-VC Spring? Join us for dessert tomorrow night, after the Exhibitor Reception, and share what's on your mind during our Veterinary Town Hall meeting. Meet and mingle with the NYSVMS leadership and your peers. We want to know how your hospital is doing and listen to your concerns. Come and discuss the issues that affect you the most!


Anaphylaxis in dogs and cats: Are you prepared?
VETERINARY MEDICINE via dvm360.com
In this article, the authors review the pathophysiology and clinical signs of anaphylaxis in dogs and cats and review the diagnosis and treatment.
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Recycling tips for equine veterinary practices
The Horse
The United States is the No. 1 trash-producing country in the world. We yield approximately 251 million tons of trash annually, yet recycle only 82 million tons. One equine practitioner believes this statistic is unacceptable and established an extensive recycling program for her Beavercreek, Oregon clinic. She shared her suggestions for how other practices can adopt similar programs during the 2013 American Association of Equine Practitioners' Convention.
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Can puppies help fight cancer? New study aims to find out
TIME
Puppies can kill you with cuteness, but they may also be able to help cure you. At least that's what a new study hopes to prove. Finding that hard scientific proof is the goal of a new study by the American Humane Association that aims to provide empirically proven facts of what many anecdotally know to be true — puppy love can make you feel better.
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The CDC's new initiative on parasitic infections
The Huffington Post
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced a new initiative that targets parasitic diseases in the United States. Coinciding with the publication of a series of articles in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the new CDC initiative will prioritize five major parasitic diseases — Chagas disease, cysticercosis, toxocariasis, toxoplasmosis and trichomoniasis.
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What you need to know about bladder surgery
Veterinary Practice News
Cystotomy incisions are often closed with an inverting double-layer suture pattern to ensure a tight seal. Surgeons at the University of Florida compared the inverting double-layer closure to a single-layer technique. They performed cystotomies on more than 140 patients (120 dogs and 24 cats) for a variety of indications (stones, ectopic ureters, tumors, rupture). About half the patients received an inverting double-layer suture pattern.
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Trends: Feline vaccinations
Veterinary Advantage
If cat owners aren't vaccinating their cats, it's likely because they aren't aware of the benefits of doing so - or the risks of putting it off. Not only does the cost of treating a disease far outweigh the expense of vaccination, if cat owners become increasingly lax about vaccinating their pets, the risk of old diseases returning increases, according to experts.
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Seven ways to easily track advertising and PR
By Jeffrey Dobkin
Tracking advertising and measuring the effectiveness of publicity is tough. I'm sure you have correctly guessed this from the difficulty you are having. If you're wondering whether others are having the same problem, they are. Here are seven easy ways to measure just how effective your campaigns are.
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