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VIN News Service
Britain: 94 percent of dogs now microchipped

VETzInsight
Those Pesky Veterinary Myths

Abstract of the Week
Social rearing environment influences dog behavioral development

Website of the Week
K9 Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (K9 TECC)


Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: Pathologists are from Venus, Clinicians are from Mars: How to Get the Most out of your Laboratory Specimens

VSPN Rounds: The Evolving Role of Veterinary Technicians and Nurses in Laboratory Animal Medicine

All Rounds Transcripts



  1. Reversals
  2. Rock water
  3. Blood donor program
  4. ASA classifications
  5. Client education
  6. Owner present euthanasias
  7. Discouraged owner
  8. Current recommendations for fasting?



Basics of Dairy Science
Large animal CE can be difficult to find! Look no further than VSPN for quality large animal CE. Tara Woyton, MS, LVT, CVT will be teaching this course in dairy science that includes herd health management, taking history and performing physical examination, common herd diseases, and calving and post parturient disorders. Enroll before February 21 and take advantage of the early bird discount!

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.

Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

February 20/March 3
No Rounds or CE classes – President’s Day Holiday (USA) VIN/VSPN offices closed

Friday, March 3, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie

Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, March 5, 2017; 8:00 pm EST
Veterinary Feed Directive Overview
Host: Tara Woyton, MS, LVT, CVT

Sunday, March 5, 2017; 9:00pm EST
VIN/VSPN Rounds: Perioperative Fluid Therapy: the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Host: Lydia Love, DVM, DACVAA
This session will take place in the VIN-VSPN Rounds Room
This session will feature audio

Sunday, March 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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