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Soring bill passes in House of Representatives
Soring bill passes
in House of Representatives
A measure to end the practice of soring horses has passed by a vote of 333 to 96 in the U.S. House of Representatives. Soring refers to inflicting deliberate pain to exaggerate a horse’s gait to gain advantage in horse shows.
Five Ideas for Feline-Friendly Practice Updates
Five Ideas for Feline-Friendly Practice Updates
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It has been almost a decade since the AVMA and AAFP joined forces to encourage cat owners to take their pets for veterinary care. The good news is that awareness is up among cat owners.
Veterinarians urged to discuss skin health with clients
Veterinarians urged to discuss skin health with clients
Zoetis has deemed August “Itchy Pet Awareness Month” to draw attention to the growing dermatological health needs of companion animals, particularly dogs. Skin conditions often go undetected by owners, as symptoms can be difficult to discern from “normal” dog behaviors.
Exploring prescription-free solutions for maintenance of gut health
Exploring prescription-free solutions for maintenance of gut health
Sponsored Education Center
Overall health begins with a well-functioning gut as a basic requirement for nutritional uptake and utilization, and for the maintenance of a stable microbiome. Many patients in veterinary practice suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) distress syndromes that demand our attention
MightyVet granted nonprofit status
MightyVet granted nonprofit status
Continuing education platform MightyVet has been recognized as an official public charity by the IRS. The company’s new tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code (IRC) means donations it receives are now fully deductible.
Protection with no drop-off in effectiveness
Protection with no drop‑off in effectiveness
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Monthly Simparica (sarolaner) Chewables protects dogs from day 1-35
Petco launches wellness council
Petco launches wellness council
The Petco Pet Wellness Council will serve as an external source of advice for both the specialty retailer and the veterinary industry as a whole. Council members will help guide the development of pet care science and advance educational development in the field.
K-Laser USA rebrands as Summus Medical Laser
K-Laser USA rebrands as Summus Medical Laser
K-Laser USA will henceforth be known as Summus Medical Laser. The renaming accompanies the Nashville-based company’s growing interest in the laser therapy market, reflecting its updated technology offerings and refined user interfaces.
Horse deaths linked to compounded EPM drugs
Enter our first-ever meme contest
Veterinary Practice News is now accepting entries for its inaugural meme contest. Share a laugh with colleagues across the country by submitting your best original content reflecting what it’s really like to work in the animal health industry.
 
 
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