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The AVMA Convention is going on in Denver this weekend. You can follow the AVMA on Twitter @AVMAmeets for updates throughout the convention. If you are attending AVMA, check out sessions presented by VSPN Moderators David Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPM and Oreta Samples, CVT, MPH, PhD !

The Texas Animal Health Commission has confirmed additional vesicular stomatitis cases. Read more at TheHorse.com about this contagious viral disease.

My Recent

You may have noticed a new window on the message board landing page. New to VSPN is a feature called My Recent which is a portal to see the message board threads you have recently viewed, started, commented on, added to My Discussions or threads you subscribe to. The VIN Dev team released this new portal this week. You can read more about it on this Help Page.

From the VIN Support: For those of you who hate Windows 8, this will make it look like the Windows you remember...ClassicShell!

Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center in Levittown, Pennsylvania

  1. Multi-parameter monitor
  2. Moving to Tennessee
  3. WyVTA Fall CE event & annual meeting
  4. Feline Thundershirt
  5. Tooth bonding
  6. Venipuncture protocol for coagulation testing
  7. Receptionist wages
  8. Ultrasound technician experience
  9. Bleach dilution longevity
  10. Sending home buprenorphine
  11. 14 year old cat that startles easily
  12. Buprenorphine SR
  13. Windows 8 reassigning IP address
  14. Doppler readings
  15. Sacramento anesthesia machine maintenance companies
  16. Allergy injections
  17. Hand-held blood pressure monitor
  18. Cognitive dysfunction in cats
  19. Nail trims and rabies vaccine requirement
  20. Fluid therapy guidelines


Basic Reptile Nursing Care
Reptile anatomy and physiology differs from the majority of patients we see in small animal practice. Learn more about how to care for these unique patients with this VSPN CE course.

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Toxicology Rounds
Friday, July 25, 2014; 10pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Rounds Room
Toxicology Rounds: Join Erin Freed for an open discussion of toxicology. Bring your cases and questions for Erin!

FVTA Membership Meeting
Thursday, July 31, 2014; 8pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Meeting Room
FVTA (Florida) General Membership Meeting: All Florida members and students are welcome to join in this meeting.

Behavior Rounds
Friday, August 1, 2014; 9pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Rounds Room
Behavior Rounds: Equine Behavior: Join Sherrie Yuschak to discuss all things “horsey”.

Coffeehouse Rounds
Friday, August 1, 2014; 10pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Rounds Room
Open Coffeehouse Rounds: Unwind from the week with fellow VSPNers! Share how YOUR week went.

Website of the Week
Entomology Image Gallery: Lice

Abstract of the Week
Prevalence of paunch calf syndrome carriers in Italian Romagnola cattle.

VSPN NOTEBOOK® Item of the Week

Monitoring Parameters in Small Animal Nursing


Book Reviews of the Week

Rounds Highlights

VSPN Library Highlights

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