As a practice owner and veterinarian for 11 years, I realize now that being cloud-based is the way of the future.
Former president of AVMA and WVA dies at 64
March 29, 2019The former president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the World Veterinary Association (WVA), René Carlson, DVM, has died. She was 64. A resident of Chetek, Wis., Dr. Carlson graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1978 and practiced as a small-animal veterinarian for many years. She was involved in many leadership roles within the AVMA, including as a member of the House of Delegates (HOD), the council on …
2019 World Veterinary Day highlights the value of vaccines
March 12, 2019Vaccines are critical to animal health, which is why this year World Veterinary Day (WVD) is focusing on the value of vaccination. Created by the World Veterinary Association (WVA) in 2000, WVD reminds pet owners of the importance of animal care, and how veterinarians and their teams can help. According to the WVA, vaccines are an essential tool for preventive veterinary medicine, promotion of animal health and welfare, and reducing the risk of human …
World Veterinary Association awards open to AVMA members
October 29, 2018American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) members—who have worked to protect the welfare of animals—can now be nominated for the World Veterinary Association (WVA)'s 2019 World Veterinary Association Animal Welfare awards.
Antimicrobial resistance is theme for this year’s World Veterinary Day
March 15, 2017Mark your calendars: World Veterinary Day is April 29 this year. The event, according to the World Veterinary Association (WVA), “aims to highlight and promote the different facets of the work performed by veterinarians all over the world, and to raise awareness on their contribution to improve animal health and welfare, as well as public health.”