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VINx (part of the VIN family) develops services that streamline practice management and enhance patient care while increasing the value of your veterinary services and improving your practice’s performance.

The VINx suite of services include:

VetTools, for the work you love.
PetTools, for the pets you love.
eVetSites, for the clients you love.

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VIN News Service
Drug options for low thyroid in dogs to shrink sharply

Website of the Week
Operation Wildlife

Abstract of the Week
Survey of dietary and medication practices of owners of cats with chronic kidney disease.

Book Review of the Week
Creating the Perfect Puppy
>>>VSPN Book Review by Sharlene Halozan, RVT


Rounds Transcripts

Shock Part 1: What Does It Mean, What Does It Look Like?

2015 Rounds Transcripts



  1. IDEXX vs. educators
  2. Two weeks notice…
  3. Best cordless clippers for surgical prep
  4. Premise disinfectants
  5. Exotics radiology technique for digital
  6. Client product reminder
  7. CF? Burnout? Or I just need spring already?
  8. Trying to hang on
  9. Postnominal letters
  10. Software
  11. Work environment for VTS (Dentistry)
  12. Fecal sample
  13. Chart audits
  14. Phase training
  15. Feline heartworm disease
  16. Spay/neuter
  17. Night anxiety after vacation
  18. Morphine shortage?



Personnel Issues Facing Veterinary Practice
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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, March 20, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Why Food? How to Build your Career, Your Clinics and Improve More Lives!
Host: Shoshana Shaw, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)

Sunday, March 27, 2016
No Rounds – Easter Holiday (USA)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Faces of a Practice Manager Part 3
Host: Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM

Thursday, March 31, 2016; 8:00 pm ET
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room



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