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VIN News Service
A call for ‘weird and wacky’ cats

Website of the Week
Capnography

Abstract of the Week
Evaluation of an Immunochromatographic Test to the Diagnosis of Canine Brucellosis Caused by Brucella canis.

Book Review of the Week
Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse, Second edition


Rounds Transcripts

Case Based Rounds: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

2015 Rounds Transcripts



  1. Euthanasia drug protocols
  2. Ichthyosis
  3. Oxyglobin
  4. Burnout, what to do next?
  5. Personal Facebook use
  6. H2N3 flu in canine patients
  7. Heart worm testing
  8. Self-destructing flowers
  9. Tarantula
  10. Chemotherapy while working
  11. What do YOU feed and why?
  12. Painful 12 year old large breed
  13. Keeping warm during anesthesia
  14. Snake anesthesia
  15. Intermittent high fever on young cat
  16. New OA treatment
  17. Triage protocols in shelters
  18. Expressing the bladder



Compassion Fatigue Module 1: Healing Ourselves
Compassion Fatigue Module 2: Healing Our Practices

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


Enrollment will be closing soon on these VSPN CE courses! Enroll in both modules to take advantage of the 15% discount off the original course prices.



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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.

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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, January 31, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Employee Benefits: What’s Out There and How to Get More
Host: Kelly Lynn Cronin, MBA, BS, LVT, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR

Wednesday, February 3, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, February 7, 2016; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Wednesday, February 10, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Open Nutrition Rounds
Host: Shoshana Shaw, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)



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