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VetzInsight seeks to educate pet owners in a lighthearted, sometimes poignant manner by taking a sideways look at companion animal issues. Rather than explain what occurs in a disease process and how to treat it, the goal is not only to inform on larger issues but to tap into the numerous emotions at play within the human-animal bond. VetzInsight is to learn and have fun. If you have not taken a look at VetzInsight, you are missing out on some of the funniest and poignant blogs about the topic we all love, veterinary medicine! We feature their posts here (see link below to the latest post) and on the main VSPN page. Take a look and enjoy!


VIN News Service
Ban on powdered gloves coming Jan. 18

VETzInsight
What Would You Do, Doc?

Abstract of the Week
Social media and impression management: Veterinary Medicine students' and faculty members' attitudes toward the acceptability of social media posts.

Website of the Week
Tick Identification For Medical Professionals


Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: My Client Just Brought in this Wild Bird. Now What Do I Do?

All Rounds Transcripts



  1. Assistant to Technician
  2. Before and after pics
  3. How long are male adapters good for?
  4. URI handout to adopters
  5. VTS testing question
  6. Isolation distress help
  7. SpecVet software
  8. Bachelor’s degree
  9. Midlife crisis
  10. “The Veterinary Cooperative”



Controlling Controlled Drugs
Did you know each veterinarian in the practice needs their own, individual DEA registration? Learn more about this and the administration of a controlled substance accountability program from VIN Consultant and VSPN Moderator, Phil Seibert, BS, CVT. This course will discuss US federal (DEA) laws only.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017; 8:00 pm EST
VIN/VSPN Rounds: My Client Just Brought in this Wild Mammal. Now What Do I Do?
Host: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
This session will take place in the VIN-VSPN Rounds Room

Sunday, January 8, 2017; 6:30 pm Alaska Time
AKVTA (Alaska) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Rounds Room

Sunday, January 8, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WYVTA (Wyoming) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Sunday, January 15, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Host: Christy Servies, AAS, BBA, RVT, CVT, VTS (Neurology)



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