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CDC warns kissing chickens is bad for your health. 
The backyard chicken flock trend is linked to a rise in salmonella outbreaks, and "high risk practices" like kissing and snuggling baby birds aren't helping matters.
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Can stem-cell treatments for racehorses hold the key to healing human athletes?

Do stem-cell treatments for racehorses hold the key to healing human athletes?
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UC Davis exotics specialists help return bald eagle to wild.

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Man travels across the country to break world record with his dog. 
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Scientists discover first identical twin puppies.

South African researchers have found the first known pair of identical twin puppies.
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New ‘sleeping beauty’ frog with bright red legs discovered.

The frog—named for a Peruvian mountain range—went undiscovered for decades partly because its home was a hotbed of drug activity.
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Study shows canine saliva can be associated with stress.

Salivary cortisol is often used as an indicator of stress in canine research; however, other factors contribute to that cortisol level, according to a new study. Researchers from Monash University in Australia and the University of Pennsylvania conducted a meta-analysis to identify factors that contribute to stress in domestic dogs. The researchers identified a cortisol concentration range and additional factors that impact those levels. The fina...
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There’s still time to register for the CVMA 2016 Fall Seminar! Online registration ends September 25th. Join us in the Palm Springs area for CE and fun in the sun!
Veterinarians can earn 12 units and registered veterinary technicians and CVMA CVAs can earn 8 units. Don’t miss out register today!

Careers · Career Day/School Presentations Information · Classified Ads · CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant Program · CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant Program General Information · CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant Hospital Program · CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistant Schools Program.
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Ollie the Collie saved by veterinary extern.

Emergency veterinary team in Portland, Oregon, diagnoses tick paralysis just before dog is put down.
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Vaccines may save rare African wolves from extinction.
The endangered Ethiopian wolf suffers from high levels of rabies—but a new vaccine trial may help save the species.
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September is Animal Pain Awareness Month. This month is aimed at promoting, enhancing, and advancing pain management. It’s also a chance to raise awareness and recognition in pet owners of both acute and chronic pain in companion animals. Take an active role in recognizing the signs of pain and seek veterinary care. 
The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) is excited to celebrate Animal Pain Awareness Month with veterinary professionals around the world in September 2016. In keeping with the IVAPM's commitment to promote, enhance and advance pain management, this campaign is intended ...
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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
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800.655.2862
Address
1400 River Park Drive, Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95815