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The AVMA unveiled the 2019 Economic State of the Veterinary Profession Report, which analyzes the markets for veterinarians, veterinary education and veterinary services, bringing together the three major economic markets comprising the veterinary profession in a first-of-its-kind, easy-to-digest report. AVMA members can download a free PDF from the AVMA’s website and nonmembers may purchase the report for $125 by visiting https://www.avma.org/News/PressRoom/Pages/AVMA-2019-Economic-State-of-the-Veterinary-Profession-Report-now-available.aspx...

Source: Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Date: October 28, 2019 The State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has received several inquiries asking if the Board intends to inspect for and enforce USP 800- Hazardous Drugs—Handling in Healthcare Settings. The short answer is: the Board does not currently intend to inspect for compliance with USP 800, but that does not mean that veterinary practices should ignore the standards. The U.S. Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention is a nonprofit scientific organization with a mission “to improve global health through public standards and related programs that help...

The AVMA celebrates the varied and vital work of veterinary technicians during National Veterinary Technician Week (Oct. 13-19) (SCHAUMBURG, Illinois) October 11, 2019—In all of her preparation and education to become a veterinary technician, Allyne Moon knew her career would include working on all kinds of animals, from dogs to cats to gulls to goats. But testifying in court? “Not in a million years,” she laughed. But as medical team lead for a municipal shelter in California, Moon was asked to do just that. By documenting evidence and presenting it before a judge,...

State Urges Marylanders to take Precautions to Protect Livestock, Pets, and Humans ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 7, 2018) – A National Veterinary Services Laboratory test has confirmed the presence of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, also known as the East Asian tick, the longhorned tick, and the bush tick, in Maryland. This is the first confirmed sighting of this tick species in the state. The longhorned tick was found on a white-tailed deer in Washington County and was confirmed on Friday, July 27. The state’s Departments of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources are working...

The Maryland Veterinary Foundation grants educational scholarships to deserving Maryland residents pursuing all levels of veterinary medical education. With the high cost of veterinary medical education, the need for such scholarships has never been greater. The Maryland Veterinary Foundation, through the generosity of its many donors, provides needed financial assistance to students preparing themselves to join the veterinary profession. Download The 2018 Program (and paper registration) GOLFERS Register By 9/1 • Foursome $500 • Individual $175 • Young Graduate* $125 *Must have graduated from vet school within the past 7 years • Luncheon and Auction Only $...

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