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Heading to NAVC this weekend in sunny Orlando, Florida? Stop by the VIN booth (#2840) and say hi to VSPN Director Charlotte Waack. The VIN Mascot Wallace will also be working at the booth and loves to greet VIN and VSPN members. The VIN Foundation will be at booth #2838 and will have information on the support groups Vets4Vets and Support4Support. EVetSites and VINx will be at booth #2741 and can answer questions or show demonstrations for their products.

VIN News Service
Banfield CEO Vincent Bradley resigns

String Theory for Cats

Abstract of the Week
Clinical course of sarcoids in 61 Franches-Montagnes horses over a 5-7 year period.

Website of the Week
Cancer Monthly

Rounds Transcripts

New Year, New You: Reviving the Passion in your Career

All Rounds Transcripts

  1. CRI for cat with stomatitis
  2. Laboratory Animal Care Technician Week plans
  3. Third eyelid flap surgery
  4. Avimark/MPS and Wellness Plans
  5. IV pump
  6. Inventory ordering
  7. Red-bellied Parrot carpal joint
  8. Commission percentages for Associate Vet

Emergency and Specialty Practice-Working the Front Desk
Do you work the front desk at a specialty or emergency practice? There are specific challenges that these clinics experience, and Katherine Dobbs, LVT, CVPM, PHR will explore topics that include the referral relationship, communication, and caring for mutual clients.

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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

Sunday, February 12, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
VSPN Rounds: Renal Disease
Host: Liza Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-CF, SAIM)
This session will feature audio

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