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Heat Wave in the US
With the United States experiencing a heat wave, it is a good time to remind clients of heat related issues. There are many initiatives to remind owners to never leave dogs in a car when it is hot, but it bears repeating because we still see deaths in pets from this occurring. There have been news reports about dogs suffering heatstroke when they have been taken hiking. Another good reminder is hot pavement; if it is too hot for your own feet, it is too hot for pets to walk on pavement. We can also help owners by trying to schedule overweight pets or brachycephalic breeds for appointments in the morning when it is cooler out.

We hope everyone stays safe during this heat wave and we help our clients to keep their pets safe!


VIN News Service
Student borrowers susceptible to shady debt-relief pitches

VETzInsight
Skunky McSkunkface: Skunk Spray Can be Lethal

Abstract of the Week
Pocket technique or pocket technique combined with modified orbital rim anchorage for the replacement of a prolapsed gland of the third eyelid in dogs: 353 dogs.

Website of the Week
Living With Epileptic Pets

Book Review of the Week
Dog Anatomy – A Photo Atlas
>>> VSPN Book Review by Oreta Samples, CVT, MPH, PhD


Rounds Transcripts

Cushing’s Disease

2015 Rounds Transcripts



  1. Ideas for weight loss for 2 obese cats
  2. Flushing Urinary Catheters
  3. Getting Paperwork Done
  4. Consent Forms
  5. Do we need to boost the oral Bordetella vaccine?
  6. Suggestions for VSPN Library
  7. Sedation prior to euthanasia
  8. Adult feline not gaining weight
  9. Uniforms
  10. Ventilator
  11. Capnograph
  12. SQ fluid administration
  13. Processing tools



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Wednesday, June 29, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Faces of a Practice Manager Part 4
Host: Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM

Thursday, June 30, 2016; 8:00 pm EDT
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

July 3-4, 2016
No Rounds or CE classes - 4th of July Holiday (USA)
VIN/VSPN offices closed

Wednesday, July 6, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)



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