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Coming Soon - NAVC!
VSPN will be on the road again helping at the VIN booth at the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) conference. VIN will be at booth #2840 and the VIN Foundation will be at booth #2838. More news on NAVC to come next week!


VIN News Service
How my utterly unsuitable dog became an 'emotional support animal'

VETzInsight
Living with a Dog with Megaesophagus

Abstract of the Week
Retrospective analysis of cutaneous lesions in 23 canine and 17 feline cases of coccidiodomycosis seen in Arizona, USA (2009-2015).

Website of the Week
Searchable Clinical Trials Database for Cancer in Pet Animals


Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: Assessment of Suffering in Animal Cruelty Cases: A New Role for Veterinarians

All Rounds Transcripts



  1. Pig anesthesia
  2. Lories – what do they eat and best homemade recipes
  3. California state exam
  4. Dental Health Awareness Month Not Dental Discount Month!!
  5. Tech week free webinar regarding animal enrichment
  6. Tasmanian tiger brain research article
  7. D/K/T, cats
  8. Spore testing
  9. Suction tubing and autoclaving
  10. Guinea Pig conjunctivitis
  11. Personality/Behavior/Communications test available online?
  12. Transitioning from Prednisone to Apoquel



Last Chance to Enroll!
Enrollment closes soon for the first module of VSPN’s anesthesia courses. Take advantage of the 15% multi-module enrollment discount and enroll in both courses by 5pm ET on February 9. Instructors Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC designed these courses to provide a foundation of the principles of anesthesia.

Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1
Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2

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



Click to change the image (Image5) Rounds This Week
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.

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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, January 29, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
New Year, New You; Reviving the Passion in Your Career
Host: Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)

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

Sunday, February 5, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
The Evolving Role of Veterinary Technicians and Nurses in Laboratory Animal Medicine
Host: Noah Jones, RRT-ACCS, RCP, RVT, VTS (LAM)
This session may feature audio

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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