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Coming soon: Today’s Veterinary Nurse

The rebranded, peer-reviewed NAVC journal will be published quarterly starting in winter 2018.

Today’s Veterinary Technician, an official peer-reviewed journal published by the North American Veterinary Community, will be repositioned as Today’s Veterinary Nurse in support of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative Coalition. NAVC, the publisher of Today’s Veterinary Business, announced Oct. 17 that Today’s Veterinary Nurse will debut in winter 2018 as a quarterly journal. The rebranding coincides […]

Ross University prepares for West Indies conference

Colorado State’s Dr. Mark Stetter will give the keynote address.

Work and play will be on the schedule when the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine hosts the West Indies Veterinary Conference on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts. The conference will take place Nov. 5 to 10. Up to 56 hours of continuing education credits may be earned on topics ranging from small animals […]

New from VIP Petcare: nail trims

The small in-store veterinary clinics welcome walk-in clients.

VIP Petcare, which hosts pop-up veterinary clinics inside pet stores in 31 states, has added $20 nail trims to its menu of services. The Windsor, California, company provides basic animal care using contract veterinarians. “Nail trims are a natural addition to the services we offer through our community clinics,” said Robin Dunbar, vice president of […]

5-part CE webinar series kicks off Oct. 19

Registration is free for Orivet clients.

Vet Webinar, an Australian provider of continuing education, has scheduled a five-chapter, RACE-approved series on a variety of topics. The one-hour webinars are open to veterinary professionals worldwide. Clients of the Australian genetic-testing company Orivet Genetic Pet Care may register for free at Vet Webinar and Orivet, which has an office in Ramsey, New […]

Do your fees need adjusting?

WMPB rolls out a service that looks closely at what a veterinary hospital charges.

The consulting partnership WMPB is offering a new service, “Fee Consult,” that is designed to optimize a veterinary practice’s fee schedule. “Effective fee schedules are one of the key factors that distinguish the industry’s top financial performers from their peers,” said Denise Tumblin, CPA, president of WTA Veterinary Consultants and founder of WMPB. “Recognizing that […]

WVC comments on Las Vegas massacre

CEO David Little: “Our local community has responded bravely, rapidly, efficiently and in full force.”

WVC is a Las Vegas-based organization that hosts one of the world’s largest veterinary conferences and holds year-round continuing education at the Oquendo Center. CEO David Little released this statement regarding the mass shooting Oct. 1. Friends of WVC, The terrible tragedy in Las Vegas Sunday night certainly caught us all by surprise. Our local […]

Denamarin Advanced limited to veterinary channel

New supplement supports liver health in dogs.

Nutramax Laboratories Veterinary Sciences Inc. has introduced veterinary-exclusive Denamarin Advanced, a chewable tablet formulated to support canine liver function. Available in separate strengths for large dogs and small to medium dogs, Denamarin Advanced contains the active ingredients S-Adenosylmethionine and Silybin-phosphatidylcholine complex. The blend has been shown “to be hepatoprotective by helping inhibit the inflammatory pathway […]

ALLYDVM services now available through LifeLearn

The collaboration provides additional business tools for veterinary practice owners.

The client communications and consulting firm ALLYDVM has teamed up with the Canadian technology company LifeLearn Inc. The partnership, announced Sept. 27, is intended to “further strengthen practices’ ongoing ability to attract, communicate with and educate their clients,” said Scott Harper, CEO of ALLYDVM. ALLYDVM products were added to LifeLearn’s Veterinary Practice ECOsystem, a collection […]

Equipment guide 2017,
part 1

From autoclaves to ultrasound: What you need to know.

As we head into the fourth quarter of 2017, many veterinarians will decide whether to make capital equipment purchases to take advantage of Section 179 in the Internal Revenue Service tax code. This provision allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment bought or financed during the tax year. The Today’s Veterinary […]

News | Week of July 31

Dr. Michael Topper takes over as AVMA president Michael J. Topper, DVM, Ph.D., DACVP, assumed the role of president of the American Veterinary Medical Association in late July during the organization’s convention in Indianapolis.Dr. Topper, a recently retired veterinary pathologist living in Harleysville, Pennsylvania, will serve as president for one year. He has held numerous […]