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VINx & eVetSites at AAHA 2017
If you are attending AAHA in Nashville, TN, March 30 - April 2, be sure to stop by the VINx and eVetSites booth (#558) in the exhibit hall.

Enjoy a demonstration of how VetTools & PetTools from VINx can enrich your client communications, enhance patient care, and streamline your practice management.

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VIN News Service
California lawmaker proposes tax break on veterinary bills

VETzInsight
To Help or Not to Help

Abstract of the Week
Factors determining the effects of human interaction on the cortisol levels of shelter dogs

Website of the Week
Veterinary Ophthalmology - UC-Davis


Rounds Transcripts

VSPN Rounds: The Popsicle Patient: Hypothermia

All Rounds Transcripts



  1. Diabetes Neuropathy
  2. Cannabis
  3. Phenobarbital & Levetiracetam injectable administration
  4. Leave-in otitis treatment?
  5. Vitamin E required for fish oil?
  6. Redness relief
  7. Quarantine period
  8. Home blood pressure monitoring
  9. Measuring for lateral pelvis
  10. We hate change….
  11. Leg band removal
  12. Pain Management
  13. Cost saving tips
  14. Flea & Tick control



TECH120-0517: Summer VTNE Preparation Class
Many of our veterinary technology student members will be graduating from their programs and taking the VTNE during the July-August window. This course is designed to provide a review of the veterinary technician essential skills, tasks, and knowledge base as provided by the guidelines set forth by the AVMA CVTEA for approved veterinary technology programs. Enroll now!

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

Sunday, April 2, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA (Wyoming) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Friday, April 7, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, April 9, 2017; 6:30 pm Alaska Time
Alaska Veterinary Technician Association Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Sunday, April 16, 2017
No Rounds – Easter Holiday (USA)



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