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Last chance for early-bird registration ends tomorrow, Tuesday August 30th for the CVMA 2016 Fall Seminar! Join us in the Palm Springs area for CE. Veterinarians can earn 12 units and registered veterinary technicians and CVMA CVAs can earn 8 units. Don’t miss this CE opportunity, register today and SAVE!
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New cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in California. Discuss with your veterinarian on methods to prevent the spread of the disease.
California has confirmed eight and Minnesota has reported seven WNV cases in horses thus far in 2016.
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UC Davis researchers lead study on potential feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) cure.
Courtney Hatt knows the horror and heartbreak of feline infectious peritonitis. As the co-founder of San Francisco’s first cat cafe, KitTea, she has seen its effects on a scale larger than most people will. FIP has been described as the most dreaded disease in veterinary medicine. It affects mostly young cats, and it kills nearly …
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New genetic analysis shows lack of diversity among the Bulldog breed.
A new genetic analysis finds a worrying lack of diversity among the popular dog breed.
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It has been a hot summer and most take to the water to cool down, including these wave-riding animals. Check out these awesome videos of pets surfing in the big blue. Happy Friday!
Various four-legged critters ride some not-so-monstrous waves in this video collection.
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Equine Influenza Positive Horse Identified at UC Davis.
Equine Influenza Positive Horse Identified at UC Davis. On Wednesday, July 27, 2016, a horse was evaluated at the UC Davis veterinary hospital's Large Animal Clinic (LAC) for an elective surgical procedure. That horse was clinically normal over the weekend, but developed a fever and cough.
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A California Lost and Found Pets volunteer group reunites lost dog with family from Florida.
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When temperatures are high, birds sing to their eggs.
Zebra finches are shown to sing to their unhatched chicks particularly when the heat is up.
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UC Davis freshman White Coat and Stethoscope Ceremony was a great event last Friday! Students heard key speeches from veterinary professionals as well as the CVMA President Dr. Ken Pawlowski and got to interact with CVMA staff and student representatives. Good luck during your first year class of 2020! (Pictures to follow) Big thanks to the Veterinary Insurance Services Company (VISC) for cosponsoring the event with us.
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Nearly extinct California island foxes no longer endangered.
Thanks to an aggressive recovery effort, a species of tiny foxes endemic to California recovers in what researchers say is record time.
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Texas A & M veterinarians restoring penguin eyesight.
A chinstrap penguin from Moody Gardens in Galveston stretches its wings at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Hospital. As many
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Take the Registered Veterinary Technician Occupational Survey and earn 4 CE credits! The California Veterinary Medical Board is conducting an analysis of the California Registered Veterinary Technician profession to identify the tasks performed by CRVTs and the knowledge required to perform those tasks. The results of the survey will be used to update and improve the CRVT licensing program examinations.

The survey is open until September 26, 2016. To participate follow the link below.
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1400 River Park Drive, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95815
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Pursuing Excellence In The Veterinary Profession
Introduction
Pursuing excellence in the veterinary profession. Since 1888, theCalifornia Veterinary Medical Association has been the profession’s leading advocate for veterinarians, animal owners, and is a staunch protector of the California Veterinary Medical Practice Act. Today the CVMA is the nation’s largest state veterinary medical association.

The California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) is committed to serving our membership and community through innovative leadership and to improving animal and human health in an ethically and socially responsible manner.

The CVMA provides:
  • Continuing Education
  • Advocacy
  • Resources
  • Regulatory Support
  • CVMA Insurance Program
  • Benefits & Services