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Couple alleges clinic killed their cat with incorrect dose

Couple alleges clinic killed their cat with incorrect dose

A Queens-based Blue Pearl clinic allegedly gave a 6-lb. cat the dosage for an animal weighing 6 kg, and it died. Its owners have filed a lawsuit seeking $290,000, including $10,000 for the cat’s pain and suffering.

ASPCA honors a veterinarian for the first time

ASPCA honors a veterinarian for the first time

Inbal Lavotshkin, DVM, medical director at Veterinary Emergency and Referral Group South, was recognized by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals alongside members of the New York City Police Department and prosecutors.

Clearing the fog of the unknown: How claim data is a precursor to the crystal ball

Clearing the fog of the unknown: How claim data is a precursor to the crystal ball

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Mars Petcare named WSAVA diamond partner

Mars Petcare named WSAVA diamond partner

Mars Petcare is joining forces with World Small Animal Veterinary Association as its diamond partner, the premier level available under its partnership program. The deal calls for the company to support four of WSAVA’s clinical committees.

MightyVet to offer moral stress session at WVC

MightyVet to offer moral stress session at WVC

The two-hour panel-led session offers advice and tools on how veterinarians can best deal with stressful situations and their consequences, including burnout, compassion fatigue, ethics exhaustion, and suicide.

Fortune names Henry Schein one of world’s most admired companies

Henry Schein named one of world’s most admired companies by Fortune

Henry Schein has been named to Fortune’s list of World’s Most Admired Companies for the 18th consecutive year. The company, which topped the list in its category, says it is thanks to its team’s commitment to serving its customers, suppliers, investors, and society.

Financial assistance for pet care now available across U.S.

Financial assistance for pet care now available across U.S.

One year after winning the $25,000 Pet Project Innovation Award at last year’s VMX, Scratchpay’s financial assistance service is now available in all 50 states. The company leverages proprietary data elements, machine-learning models, and alternative data sources to finance care for pets.

New video contest helps veterinarians and students pay off debt

New video contest helps veterinarians and students pay off debt

Veterinary students and licensed veterinarians alike can now enter a contest to help alleviate their student loans or tuition, thanks to VIP Petcare. The veterinary wellness service provider has launched its inaugural Veterinary Education Support Fund contest to assist animal health professionals with debt.