**VVMA Spay Neuter CE and Wet Lab - Register today!
Saturday and Sunday, October 8-9, 2016
With generous sponsorship by PetSmart Charities®
The Wet Lab on Sunday is limited to the first 16 people who register. Click here for more information. There are still a few spots left for Sunday's wet lab! Don't miss out!
The VVMA has joined in an effort to increase the professional and community awareness of the need for safe use, safe storage and safe disposal of prescription medications. In partnership with the Bennington County Prescription Drug Task Force, an information packet created specifically for the veterinary profession was mailed this week to Vermont veterinary clinics, included in the VVMA e-newsletter, and put on our website. It also includes the VVMA’s Veterinary Practice Guide to DEA Regulations. Check it out and join us in our goal of making sure the veterinary profession is aware of how to prevent substance abuse!
Blue Green Algae. Pet owners need to be mindful around algae blooms. If animals ingest the toxin, they can be quickly paralyzed and die. Signs of poisoning include weakness, staggering, difficulty breathing, convulsions and death. For more information on the dangers of blue green algae and a map of current conditions, please visit http://healthvermont.gov/enviro/bg_algae/weekly_status.aspx#map
It’s Tick Season!
For excellent information on ticks for animals and humans, check out this website: http://www.tickencounter.org/
Thank you for attending the VVMA Summer Meeting on June 24 at the Burlington Hilton Hotel. Members can access all speaker notes from the Meeting by logging in and clicking here.
Recent Press Release - Surviving Summer in a Fur Coat: Heat Dangers for Pets
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Welcome New Members!
Emily Comstock - VT Large Animal Clinic
Justin Goggin - Metro Vet. Radiology
Kaitlin Manges - Ark Veterinary Hospital
Thomas Olney - Rockingham Vet. Clinic
Kevin Tobey - Elanco
Diane Gildersleeve - Newbury Vet. Clinic
Richard Levine - VCA, Inc.
Corine Farewell - UVM
Katryna Fleer - VIP Pet Care
Farrell Campbell - Riverside Vet. Clinic
Lisa Oswald - Borador Animal Hospital
Todd Tams - VCA, Inc.
Vanessa Selger-Fitzgerald Animal Hosp Rachel Orlowski - BEVS
Lisa Quinn - BEVS
Aaron Lothrop - Essex Veterinary Center
Kimberly O'Connor - Derby Pond A.H.
Thomas Linden - Northwest Vet. Assoc.
Emma Basham - Chelsea Animal Hosp.
The VVMA One Health Committee is now on Twitter, thanks to Dr. Kathy McNamara. Follow us here for the latest information!