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VIN News Service
Mars to buy VCA

Feline Myths

Abstract of the Week
Evaluation of Body Weight, Body Condition, and Muscle Condition in Cats with Hyperthyroidism.

Website of the Week
Guidelines For Preventing Occupational And Environmental Exposure To Cytotoxic Drugs In Veterinary Medicine

Rounds Transcripts

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

All Rounds Transcripts

  1. CE for ALL
  2. Microchipped cat
  3. Pain free way to attach/remove Holter monitor leads
  4. Opioid receptors
  5. Speaking over our client’s heads
  6. Rat weight loss program
  7. What brand of centrifuge do you use or recommend?
  8. Vet Tech article
  9. Spayed female dog attracting intact male
  10. Dopamine to correct hypotension
  11. Required lab logs?

Feline Respiratory Diseases
Feline respiratory diseases can become emergent issues for many of our feline patients. This intermediate course instructed by Paula Plummer, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM) will review respiratory physiology, diseases that may cause emergency visits, and how to handle those emergencies in the clinic.

Take a look at VSPN CE listings for 2017: VSPN CE Catalog

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All times are listed in ET (USA). To convert to time in your area, try this time zone converter. Use America/New York for ET zone.

Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

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

Sunday, January 22, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
VIN/VSPN Rounds: Assessment of Suffering in Animal Cruelty Cases: A New Role for Veterinarians
Host: Melinda Merck, DVM
This session will take place in the VIN-VSPN Rounds Room and feature audio

Friday, February 3, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, February 5, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA (Wyoming) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

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