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Happy Holidays!
As we near the end of 2016, the VSPN team would like to wish you and yours a happy holiday season! Thank you for being a part of the VSPN community. We are working on some updates for VSPN to keep our community growing in the upcoming year.

For those who are working over the holiday weekend, thank you for your commitment to veterinary medicine and working in emergency clinics!

Please note that the VIN/VSPN offices will be closed on Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26. Responses to voice mail and email may take a bit longer than usual during this time. Thank you in advance for your patience.

Can One Letter be the Difference Between Life and Death?

Abstract of the Week
Duration of tetanus immunoglobulin G titres following basic immunisation of horses.

Website of the Week
Holiday Safety For Pets

Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: My Client Just Brought in this Wild Bird. Now What Do I Do?

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. Teaching credentials?
  2. Asparaginase
  3. Oral pathology
  4. VTNE…am I being petty?
  5. CPR status form
  6. Need advice for a friend
  7. Practice Manager Opportunity
  8. Humid-Vent
  9. Vaccine reactions
  10. Calling all specialty techs!
  11. Impact and integration of new research in animal care and welfare

Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1
Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2
Enroll in both modules at the same time to save $$!

We are pleased to open enrollment on our two-module anesthesia VSPN CE courses! This intermediate course that is RACE approved for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians is designed to provide the foundation principles of canine and feline anesthesia. Join Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC for this outstanding VSPN CE course!

Take a look at VSPN CE listings for 2017: VSPN CE Catalog

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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

December 23-26, 2016
VIN/VSPN offices closed for Christmas holiday

Wednesday, December 28, 2016; 9:00 pm EST
VSPN Rounds: Inventory
Host: Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM

Sunday, January 8, 2017; 8:00 pm EST
VIN/VSPN Rounds: Rehabbing Basics for Mammals
Host: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, DABVP
This session will take place in the VIN-VSPN Rounds Room

Sunday, January 8, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

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