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Merck Animal Health Offers up to $1,000 per Sick Pet That Missed Vaccinations

The COVID-19 Nobivac Relief Plan is designed to support veterinary practices in the wake of a pandemic that forced many pet owners to push back preventative care.

The COVID-19 crisis has changed consumer behavior in many ways, but one particularly troubling trend for veterinary professionals is a decline in pet vaccinations and preventative care. Merck Animal Health designed its COVID-19 Nobivac Relief Plan as a safety net of sorts for its partner practices and pet owners. The program will cover the cost …

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AVMA Cancels 2020 Convention Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The AVMA Convention 2020 was scheduled to take place July 31-August 4 in San Diego.

The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) announced that it has canceled the AVMA Convention 2020 scheduled to start July 31 in San Diego.

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AVMA: Prepare COVID-19 Stimulus Loan Applications Quickly

Funds are expected to deplete quickly; here are the key provisions and practical resources

Veterinary practices applying for government assistance loans offered in response to the COVID-19 pandemic should move quickly before funds dry up, the AVMA says.

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Q&A: Dr. Jennifer Ogeer Discusses Antech’s SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance Program

Antech Diagnostics discovered the first two pets in the US to test positive for SARS-CoV-2 as part of its surveillance program. We spoke with Dr. Jennifer Ogeer about the testing program.

The first two pets to test positive for the coronavirus in the US were discovered by Antech Diagnostics’ surveillance program. We discuss with an expert from Antech.

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Purdue’s Veterinary College Tackles Human COVID-19 Testing

The Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory is planning to turn around samples within one day; the facility’s experience providing infectious disease testing and immunity surveillance for animals in Indiana aided in its ability to assist with COVID-19 testing

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will begin using a lab that tests for infectious diseases in animals to conduct COVID-19 testing for humans. They plan to process 400 human COVID-19 tests a day.