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The VIN Bookstore will be closed for maintenance September 2-3, 2015. During this maintenance period you will still be able to browse the bookstore, but you will not be able to place orders. The bookstore will be back online Friday, September 4, 2015 at Noon ET.

While the bookstore is closed, you may want to check out reviews on textbooks you are interested in purchasing. The VIN Book Reviews area has categories of topics to search for a text that you may want to purchase. Many of the reviews were written by our own VSPN Moderators and members. There are also reviews listed for texts that are not offered in the VIN Bookstore, but those texts that are available in the bookstore will have a hyperlink that you can click to order the text after September 4.


VIN News Service
Psychological stress affects nearly 1 in 10 veterinarians

Website of the Week
BestBETs For Vets

Abstract of the Week
Intentional misuse of veterinary medications in human suicide.

Book Reviews of the Week
Atlas of Small Animal CT and MRI

Exotic Animal Hematology and Cytology, Fourth Edition


Rounds Transcripts
VIN/VSPN Rounds: Intubation and the Use of Supraglottic Devices in Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits
Nutrition Open Discussion
NSAIDS

2015 Rounds Transcripts



  1. Cat waking up during anesthesia
  2. Falling in love, and the break-up
  3. OSHA training DVD
  4. Introducing PetCampaign
  5. Guinea Pig teeth trimming
  6. Training models
  7. Sexing rats!
  8. Trainees and the Law
  9. Working interview
  10. Jugular catheter placement
  11. Fungal culture on cat
  12. Pet/Patient Advocate
  13. Daily carry bag?
  14. ATC class of 2017
  15. Surgical laser and iso anesthetic vaporizer
  16. Emotional help
  17. Big mouth doctors
  18. New PetCampaign Available: “Cats Need Us”



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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Monday, August 31, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
VIN/VSPN Joint Rounds: Safety Data Sheets - New Rules YOU Should Know
Host: Phil Seibert, CVT

Friday, September 4, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
Behavior with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Wednesday, September 9, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
Open Toxicology Rounds
Host: Jennifer McGregor, CVT

Sunday, September 13, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
Euthanasia and Bereavement
Host: Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)



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