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Pig ears linked to human cases of salmonellosis
Pig ears linked to human cases of salmonellosis
The FDA and CDC are warning veterinarians and pet owners across 33 states to dispose of all pig ear treats, saying they are the suspected cause of 127 cases of salmonellosis in humans. Twenty-six people have been hospitalized so far.
Getting into the “tick” of things
Getting into the “tick” of things
A trip to tick camp was an eye-opener for VPN editor Jacquie De Almeida. Think these blood-sucking parasites pose little threat to pets or humans? Think again. Read how easy it is for one of them to hitch a ride on a host and transmit a pathogen.
CUBEX initiative supports mental health awareness
CUBEX initiative supports mental health awareness
CUBEX and Not One More Vet are joining forces to support animal health professionals through a new initiative designed to improve narcotics safety in clinics. A portion of each of CUBEX’s products sold in the veterinary industry will go to the nonprofit.
Trupanion RACE-approved CE examines regional animal illnesses
Trupanion RACE-approved CE examines regional animal illnesses
Led by Mary Rothlisberger, ACAS, MAAA, associate actuary at Trupanion, “Regional and seasonal: Mapping pet illnesses and accidents” is a free, RACE-approved course exploring the prevalence of accidents and illnesses across the U.S.
VitusVet enhances client communication through new collaboration
VitusVet enhances client communication through new collaboration
Clinics in the Pet Partners’ network will use VitusVet’s technology to improve customer service offerings, effectively opening the potential for added revenue streams and strengthening relationships between veterinarians and their clients.
Boehringer Ingelheim Awards honor emerging veterinary talent
Boehringer Ingelheim Awards honor emerging veterinary talent
Three veterinary students from across the U.S. are being celebrated for their research and the potential impact it may have on the future of the animal health industry. The award includes a monetary prize and a stipend to attend the event and present their research.
John Howe, DVM, begins term as AVMA president
John Howe, DVM, begins term as AVMA president
AVMA’s recent conference in Washington, D.C., saw a changing of the guard, as a new president began his term. John Howe, DVM, previously served as executive board member, vice president, and president of the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA).
Enter our first-ever meme contest
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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