Adoptive immunotherapy, early cancer detection among VMX 2020 topics
November 29, 2019Breakthroughs in feline cancer treatments, the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to detect canine ocular disease, and the latest pharmaceutical options are just a few of the innovations set to take center stage at the 36th annual Veterinary Meeting and Expo (VMX).
Canadian RVT wins Petplan’s 2019 Veterinary Nurse of the Year award
March 26, 2019Canadian registered veterinary technician Katie Berry was named the 2019 Veterinary Nurse of the Year at the Petplan Veterinary Awards in Orlando, Fla. When she went to the Veterinary Meeting and Expo (VMX) conference in January, Berry says she unaware she had won the award. Accepting the award was a blur she explains. “I don’t know if I took a single breath. The amount of gratitude and love I felt was beyond belief.” The Petplan …
Trupanion donates $12,000 following veterinary conferences
February 28, 2019Trupanion has donated $12,000 to three animal charities in lieu of handing out booth trinkets at recent industry events. Over the last two months, the pet insurer has donated $5 to the following nonprofits on behalf of every person that visited its booth: Greyhound Pets of America received $4,715 after the VMX conference; The Farley Foundation—which assists those struggling financially to pay for veterinary care for their pets—was given a donation of $1,505 at the …