2023

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Oregon dealing with respiratory illness incidents in dogs

AVMA News

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has received more than 200 case reports from veterinarians of a mysterious canine infectious respiratory disease since the middle of August.

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The Biggest Urban Pygmy Cormorant Roost is Finally Protected!!

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It all started during the icy February of 1996. The night temperatures in Belgrade, Serbia, were already below minus 10 Celsius / 14 degrees Fahrenheit for two weeks. Everything was frozen solid and pack ice was floating down the Danube. Hiding from the elements at the riverbank, I was sitting in a Yugo and staring at the murky sky. Whenever the windscreen got frozen, I could not afford to turn the engine on due to petrol shortages (during the UN embargo on the import of fuel to the former Yugos

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What To Look For In Travel Nurse Housing?

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Where do you find the perfect place to rest your head after a long work day? Finding the perfect travel nurse housing can be a challenging task. The post What To Look For In Travel Nurse Housing? appeared first on The Nerdy Nurse.

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Making sense of the mystery illness found across the US

AVMA News

Summary: As of early December, cases of canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC) have been seen by veterinarians in multiple states. While nationwide numbers are not known, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Oregon officials are working with state and federal veterinary diagnostic laboratories to determine the underlying cause or causes.

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New drug calms cats during transportation, veterinary visits

AVMA News

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this November approved Bonqat, a nerve pain medication for cats to alleviate acute anxiety and fear associated with transportation and veterinary visits.

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Artificial intelligence in veterinary medicine: What are the ethical and legal implications?

AVMA News

AVMA Axon recently debuted the webinar "Do No Harm: Ethical and Legal Implications of A.I." by Dr. Dr. Eli Cohen, a clinical professor of diagnostic imaging at the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine. He explains the differences between the regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) in veterinary medicine and human medicine, the concept of AI use risk classification, and how to foster the ethical deployment of AI in veterinary medicine.

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Pet food recall linked to seven-state Salmonella outbreak

AVMA News

Summary: Mid America Pet Food has expanded its October 30 voluntary recall to include additional pet food products, with a best by date before October 31, 2024, made at its Mount Pleasant, Texas, facility, due to the products’ potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Monoclonal antibodies show promise as new therapy for veterinary patients

AVMA News

More than 100 monoclonal antibodies (mAb) designed to bind to specific target proteins are available for humans, including those intended to treat cancer and autoimmune disorders. The power of mAbs is now being unleashed for debilitating diseases in dogs and cats, including atopic dermatitis, pain associated with osteoarthritis, and canine parvovirus.

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A proliferation of newly proposed veterinary colleges

AVMA News

Nearly a dozen newly proposed veterinary colleges have been announced in the past two years, which represents a sizeable potential increase to the existing 33 U.S. veterinary colleges. Some universities have already secured site visits from the while others are just in the discussion stage.

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CDC issues warning about spread of cat-transmitted sporotrichosis

AVMA News

The zoonotic disease cat-transmitted sporotrichosis, first identified in Brazil, has since spread to neighboring countries and, more recently, the United Kingdom. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned it has the potential of spreading to the United States.

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USDA awards $56M to support research on SARS-CoV-2 in animals

AVMA News

Findings from the 36 research projects related to SARS-CoV-2 in animal populations that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is funding will inform an early warning system to prevent or reduce future zoonotic disease outbreaks.

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Founder of Project Street Vet named CNN Hero of the Year

AVMA News

Dr. Kwane Stewart, the founder of Project Street Vet, was voted CNN’s Hero of the Year and will receive a $100,000 prize and an additional $300,000 from the Elevate Prize Foundation to continue his work providing veterinary care for pets of those experiencing homelessness.

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Zoetis confers teaching, research awards

AVMA News

The 2023 Zoetis teaching and research awards were conferred upon teachers in recognition of their outstanding teaching abilities and upon researchers for advancing the scientific standing of veterinary medicine.

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AAHA publishes allergic skin disease guidelines for dogs, cats

AVMA News

On October 31, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) announced the publication of the 2023 AAHA Management of Allergic Skin Diseases in Dogs and Cats Guidelines intended to provide a systematic approach to identifying and treating allergic skin diseases in these animals.

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Shortage of cancer drugs having devastating effects on patients, veterinarians

AVMA News

Chemotherapy drugs, including cisplatin and carboplatin, have been in short supply for months. The situation is affecting animal patients and veterinarians, forcing them to track potential leads on where to procure these life-saving drugs and make challenging treatment decisions.

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Overcrowding a factor in San Diego shelter outbreak of Strep zoo

AVMA News

Four dogs at the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) have been euthanized after being infected with Streptococcus equi subsp. zooepidemicus (also known as Strep zoo), which was complicated by infection with bacterial agents.

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North Carolina law will require veterinarians to report gabapentin use

AVMA News

As part of Governor Roy Cooper’s North Carolina Opioid Action Plan, a new law will require the state’s veterinarians to report the use of gabapentin even though it is not a controlled substance. HB 190 goes into effect March 1, 2024, for pharmacies and March 1, 2025, for veterinarians.

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Chewy to open veterinary practices in Florida, Colorado

AVMA News

Chewy will be opening a handful of veterinary clinics in 2024, starting in South Florida and Denver. The company is launching the practices under the brand name “Chewy Vet Care,” which will offer services including routine appointments, urgent care, and surgery.

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Veterinary hospital union, management ratify two-year contract

AVMA News

All Creatures Animal Hospital in Bremerton, Washington, and parent company Cara Veterinary Corp., in September reached an agreement with unionized hospital staff. It is one of the few unions in veterinary medicine to successfully ratify a contract with its employer, which took two years of negotiations.

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AAHA releases veterinary technician utilization guidelines

AVMA News

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recently released the 2023 AAHA Technician Utilization Guidelines to help veterinary clinics properly leverage credentialed veterinary technicians, which can help with increasing access to veterinary services, improving patient care, and addressing retention problems.

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AAFCO adopts consumer-friendly pet food labeling guidelines

AVMA News

The updated label recommendations from Association of American Feed Control Official were developed in conjunction with consumers and industry and are meant to help consumers make better informed decisions when purchasing pet food.

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New equine practitioners’ salaries see big increase

AVMA News

Average offers for veterinary graduates entering equine practice have jumped from $65,000 in 2021 to $95,000 in 2023. The American Association of Equine Practitioners has recently put forth concerted efforts to increase retention in their field.

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Urgent care clinics starting to enter veterinary profession

AVMA News

Much the same as walk-in clinics, urgent care veterinary practices are slowly emerging as another option offering outpatient medical care for animals experiencing acute illness or injury but not in life-threatening danger.

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Data, safety regulations lacking when it comes to pets and vehicles

AVMA News

Around 45% of U.S. households own dogs and 26% of households own cats out of the total U.S. population of 128 million households in 2020, according to AVMA data. Owners often travel with their pets, whether for vacation or even a trip to the veterinarian. However, no data exists on how many pets have been injured or killed in car accidents.

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US veterinary colleges increase seats at accelerating rate

AVMA News

The number of first-year veterinary students enrolled for the 2022-23 school year at U.S. veterinary colleges exceeded 4,000 for the first time, according to the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Annual Data Report.

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AVMF application deadlines approach for veteran, other scholarships

AVMA News

An anonymous donation is allowing the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) to increase the AVMA/AVMF Scholarship for Veterans awards from $5,000 to $9,000 each for the next two years. Other scholarships are available as well.

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NAVTA celebrates 30 years of National Veterinary Technician Week

AVMA News

This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Veterinary Technician Week, happening October 15-21, in which everyone is encouraged to celebrate, recognize, and promote the valuable contributions that credentialed veterinary technicians, veterinary technologists, and veterinary technician specialists make to the veterinary profession and society.

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World Rabies Day: ‘All for 1, One Health for All’

AVMA News

The theme of the 17th annual World Rabies Day, “All for 1, One Health for All,” highlights the need for collaboration and strengthening health systems to eliminate human deaths from dog-mediated rabies. Unvaccinated dogs are the main source of human rabies deaths, contributing up to 99% of all rabies transmissions to human globally.

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VCPR requirements fuel state legislative activity

AVMA News

The issue of whether to establish a veterinarian-client-patient-relationship (VCPR) through an in-person examination or solely electronic means has recently come before state legislatures and veterinary medical boards.

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