Extended Convention Promotions for Everyone
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10% Discount on Online Orders –Code ISVMA2016
2017 Annual Convention, Nov. 3-5, 2017 in Lombard
2017 Exhibitor Prospectus–Free Attendee Stuffer with Sign Up Prior to Feb. 1
VFD Resources for Veterinarians
Are you ready? Do you know the veterinarian’s role?
Veterinary Feed Directive effective on Jan. 1, 2017
(The VFD impacts food producing animals)
NY Veterinarian Infected with H7N2 While Working with Shelter Cats
ONE HEALTH UPDATE:
H7N2 Strikes Veterinarian Working with Infected NYC Shelter Cats
A veterinarian working with H7N2-infected cats at Animal Care Centers of NYC was diagnosed with the same form of avian influenza. Although the case was mild and symptoms have resolved completely, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden said such cases can be concerning because animal and human forms of influenza can share genetic material and mutate, potentially creating a new and more potent virus. (NBC News, 12/22/16)
Illinois Academy of Veterinary Education Announced
The mission of the Illinois Academy of Veterinary Education is to promote the advancement of veterinary practice knowledge for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. To be considered for membership, one must meet an elevated CE requirement (significantly above the minimum Illinois requirement), be of good moral character, and exhibit professionalism within and outside of the workplace.