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Bovine, equine groups create veterinary technician utilization guidelines

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The American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) and The American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants (AAEVT) have both released guidelines to help properly leverage credentialed veterinary technicians in bovine and equine practices, which can assist with improving patient care and addressing retention.

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Veterinary emergency, critical care groups hold symposium – September 7-11, 2023

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The 29th International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium was held September 7-11, 2023, in Aurora, Colorado. Several organizations presented awards and seated new officials.

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The mum from the fourth group

10,000 Birds

It was a tree planting event organised by a local NGO, the Supernatural, and groups of volunteers – both adults and kids – were visiting me by the bird tower. The second lecture is the same as the first, third… Have I already said this, or did I say that to the previous group? I haven’t said that to the previous group? (It

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Comments invited on proposed clinical wildlife practice specialty

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The AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS) has received a letter of intent from a group of veterinarians wishing to seek recognition for a clinical wildlife practice specialty within the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. The ABVS will accept public comment on the proposal through July 31.

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Veterinary students voice concerns over duty hours

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However, certain groups of students seem to be affected by this pressure more than others, indicating a potential need for more targeted and intensified support. For veterinary students, the heavy workload and long hours during clinical veterinary training appear to be the major stressor.

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Zenor selected as AVMA chief membership officer

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She will oversee the organization’s Membership and Field Services Division, the Convention and Meeting Planning Division, and the Veterinary Career Center group. Bianca Zenor joined the AVMA on March 25 in the role of chief membership officer.

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Done with Dog Daddy

AVMA News

Dog trainers that use aversive training methods, including Augusto DeOliveira, also known as "The Dog Daddy," have caught the attention of concerned animal welfare groups, trainers, veterinary behaviorists, and pet owners.

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