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It’s Here! Check Out the New Retriever Website Today!

Exciting news from your friends at the NAVC! In the coming weeks, the NAVC’s app Retriever will be released to veterinary job employers and candidates. The Retriever app is transforming the way veterinary professionals find new opportunities and how practices discover, hire and develop talent. It’s a free and easy to use service that provides …

PetSmart Charities® Makes Investment in the Future Leaders of Shelter Medicine

PetSmart Charities describes itself as an organization committed to finding lifelong, loving homes for all pets by supporting programs and thought leadership that bring people and pets together. They find forever homes and families for more than 500,000 shelter pets each year. The success and effectiveness of animal shelters and shelter veterinarians is a vital …

Torigen Pharmaceuticals Takes Home 2018 KC Animal Health Corridor Innovation Award

Earlier this month, Torigen Pharmaceuticals, a company whose tagline reads “Leading the Pack in Companion Animal Oncology,” took a step towards proving that proclamation. At the KC Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum, Torigen received the prestigious Innovation Award. Torigen presented their autologous immunotherapeutic cancer vaccine, VVax-001, for dogs during the forum. The Farmington, Conn. company …

WalletHub Ranks 2018’s Most Pet-Friendly Cities

Americans have shown a growing commitment to taking on the financial responsibility of pet ownership. In fact, the American Pet Products Association is predicting that pet ownership will cost Americans over $72 billion this year. As the interest in heightened spending on pets continues to grow, so does the animal health and products market. While …

Aquatic and Marine Mammal Medicine Course Making Waves

A unique course at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is offering students an experience found nowhere else in the world. The SeaVet Clinical Training course offers a comprehensive approach to specializing in aquatic or marine mammal medicine. The nine-day program has been offered at the university for nearly a decade and incorporates …

New Bill Would Tighten Prescription Regulations for Veterinarians

Last April, House Representatives, Chris Collins (R-NY) and Matt Cartwright (D-PA), introduced H.R. 5472, dubbed the “Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2018.” If the bill were to pass and become law, veterinarians would be required to provide written prescriptions for all companion animals, even if not requested by a client. In a web posting …

Number of Marijuana-related Poisonings in Pets on the Rise

According to a statement from the American Veterinary Medical Association, calls to the Veterinary Services Poison Helpline about accidental marijuana ingestion in pets has surged 448% over the past six years (source: NBC News). As the number of states legalizing the recreational use of the marijuana continues to rise, pet owners should take the necessary …

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