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AAHA releases veterinary technician utilization guidelines

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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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WSAVA publishes global guidelines for professional wellness

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The World Small Animal Veterinary Association has developed new global guidelines for professional wellness which provide an overview of the factors that can impact veterinary mental health and how these can negatively impact veterinarians and their teams.

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Feline hospice, palliative care guidelines highlight cat, caregiver wellbeing

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The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and The International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) have released their 2023 AAFP/IAAHPC Feline Hospice and Palliative Care Guidelines.

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AAHA publishes allergic skin disease guidelines for dogs, cats

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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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AAHA publishes endocrinology diagnosis, treatment guidelines for dogs, cats

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The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) recently published the 2023 AAHA Selected Endocrinopathies of Dogs and Cats Guidelines to help practitioners identify and treat common endocrine diseases while effectively communicating with clients and the care team.

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AAFCO adopts consumer-friendly pet food labeling guidelines

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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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USP revised compounding standards go into effect

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They also intended to provide clearer guidelines for facilities, equipment, and cleaning. According to the USP, the revised standards reflect the latest scientific advancements, stakeholder input, and a more practical and risk-based approach to assigning beyond-use dates.