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Welcome back!
It is back to school time across the US and Canada and this includes many veterinary technology programs. We have already received applications from new students in the Miami-Dade College and Windward College programs! Before applying for membership, take a quick look at our Help and Hints for completing a VSPN application.

CVC Kansas City starts this weekend and we wish safe travels to our members that are attending! Stop by the VIN Cybercafé and say hello to Michael and VIN Mascot, Wallace (#wallace_corgi).


VIN News Service
Suspend Lindsey’s veterinary license, judges recommend

VETzInsight
Diagnostic Crotch Sniffing?

Abstract of the Week
Natural history of canine paroxysmal movement disorders in Labrador retrievers and Jack Russell terriers.

Website of the Week
Your Dog's Nutritional Needs

Book Reviews of the Week
Sheep Medicine Second Edition

Wildly Profitable Marketing for the Pet Industry


Rounds Transcripts

Addison’s Disease

2015 Rounds Transcripts



  1. Introducing new cat to their dog
  2. Facebook tips and tricks
  3. Quick and nail problem
  4. The Law!
  5. Effects of Zika virus on adult brains
  6. Ferret teeth eruption chart
  7. Antibiotics for snakebites??
  8. Data gathering
  9. Survey regarding testing puppies for heartworm
  10. Calorie restriction causing weight gain
  11. Too chatty receptionist
  12. Wellness programs
  13. Propofol a controlled substance?
  14. Bacteria in soil
  15. Paper vs computer drug log
  16. 90 day reviews
  17. Microchips
  18. Using social media



Basic Medical Math
Last chance to enroll in the VSPN CE course, Basic Medical Math. Instructor Elizabeth Warren, LVT will help you review basic math concepts and help with techniques to reduce math anxiety. Enrollment closes September 7 at 5:00 pm ET.



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Friday, September 2, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

September 3-5, 2016
No Rounds or CE classes - Labor Day Holiday (USA)
VIN/VSPN offices closed

Sunday, September 18, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
RECOVER – Part 1: BLS
Host: Joseph DeFulio, CVT

Wednesday, September 21, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Open Toxicology Session
Hosts: Erin Freed, BA, CVT and Jennifer McGregor, CVT



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