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Register now for the NYS-VC Fall, Oct. 16-18
NYSVMS
Registration is now open for the 8th annual NYS-VC Fall at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, Oct. 16-18. The fall conference, hosted by NYSVMS and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, features sessions on oncology, companion animal reproduction, exotic species, practical pharmacology, equine cardiology, antibiotic resistance, wound management and general care of pet pigs. This conference offers a multispecies and multitrack program with a dedicated veterinary technician track. Earn up to 24 hours of continuing education credit! For the event schedule, click here.

Attend the Welcome Reception Friday night in the atrium with the exhibitors, which will include a silent auction and a Finger Lakes wine tasting. The NYS-VC Celebration dinner will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17, at Celebrations Banquet Facility, hosted by NYSVMS and Cornell Alumni Association. NYSVMS and Cornell will honor their respective award winners.

A trade show featuring vendors dedicated to all aspects of veterinary practice will be offered from Friday evening through Sunday.

Special thanks to the NYS-VC Fall sponsors: Simmons Northeast, Best Pet Rx, Merial Limited and Patterson Veterinary Supply.

To see the full registration brochure, click here.

Register now at here.

For hotel reservations, click here.
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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.
 


Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine Announces new positions for Lorin Warnick, DVM and Meg Thompson, DVM
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Lorin D. Warnick, a professor of ambulatory and production medicine, took office Aug. 1 as Interim Dean for the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Before becoming Interim Dean, Warnick was Associate Dean for Veterinary Education and Director of the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA). Dr. Meg Thompson, Associate Clinical Professor of Imaging, will now oversee CUHA as Interim Director. Thompson has served as Imaging Section Chief and more recently as a Medical Director and member of the hospital executive committee. She has led the college's Continuing Education program for three years, managing successful events such as the New York State Veterinary Conference, a collaborative effort with the New York State Veterinary Medical Society.
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Leaders aim to end battle over veterinary accreditation
Veterinary Information Network
No word yet on the status of Dr. Mary Beth Leininger's appeal to regain her seat on the Council on Education (COE). And as far as accreditation is concerned, American Veterinary Medical Association leaders don't want to entertain any more attempts to revamp how the system works. That was the overwhelming message relayed during the AVMA House of Delegates meeting earlier this month in Boston, where a majority of the 160 or so delegates representing state and allied groups voted against three resolutions aimed at changing how accreditation operates.
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Canine distemper virus identified in a raccoon from central Queens
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Recently, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene was notified by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation of several raccoons exhibiting signs of neurological disease in central Queens, including Forest Hills, Maple Grove Cemetery, Forest Park and Flushing Meadow Corona Park. Several raccoons collected from this area and submitted to the DOHMH Public Health Rabies Laboratory have been negative for rabies. A raccoon collected from Maple Grove Cemetery was submitted to the New York State Wadsworth Laboratory where it tested positive for canine distemper virus.
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Mobile veterinarian settles down in Horseheads
Star-Gazette
The wheels on a mobile veterinarian clinic will gear up only once a week now. Dr. Gary DeMuynck has operated as a mobile veterinarian for the past three years, but he has finally found a home base for his business, P.A.W.S. of New York, at 517 Gardner Road in Horseheads.
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New York veterinarian receives national award from Pets Best
PRWeb via Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Pets Best Insurance Services LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency based in Boise, Idaho, is pleased to announce veterinarian Dr. Mariliz Hernandez as the most recent winner of the agency's My Vet's the Best contest. The nationwide contest honors veterinarians for their outstanding service.
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More pet-food recalls linked to potential salmonella contamination
The Seattle Times
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently announced the recall of several batches of two brands of dogs foods because they might be contaminated with salmonella — Bravo Chicken pet foods for dogs and cats and Nature Variety's Instinct Raw Chicken Formula for Dogs.
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The treat that could bite your dog back
The New York Times
The Haggler chatted recently with a woman named Muriel Mateer, who did something in late July that nearly had disastrous consequences: She gave her dog a bone. Specifically, she gave her dog a Real Ham Bone, a shrink-wrapped canine treat that is, in fact, a real pork femur, made by Dynamic Pet Products of Washington, Missouri.
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Cat saved from Manhattan Bridge recovers from surgery on eye, leg
New York Daily News
That's one tough kitty. The cat plucked from the Manhattan Bridge is recovering from surgery to remove his injured eye and treat his leg. "He was really on a roller coaster for a while," said Lisa Hara Levin, a veterinarian and medical director for Animal Care Centers of NYC. "He had such overwhelming severe injuries, he was septic."
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1st look: Cat Camp pops up on the lower East Side
New York Daily News
Attention campers: The cat is out of the bag. Purina ONE's Cat Camp is open to the public, one year after they introduced New York to the cat cafe concept that paved the way for Meow Parlour.
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White House warns states on job-licensing requirements
The Wall Street Journal
Economic policy makers at the White House spent much of the last six years putting out fires sparked by the financial crisis and recession. Now, they are turning to seemingly mundane matters that are part of a bigger problem: how to fix American labor markets that have grown less dynamic.
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