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Shortage of Pain Relief Drugs due to Manufacturing Issue
December 13, 2017 —  [Practice]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reporting a shortage of three pain relief drugs: fentanyl, morphine and hydromorphone. The shortage is due to upgrades being made at a pharmaceutical...
Veterinary Feed Directive Implementation: Lessons Learned
November 29, 2017 —  [Practice]
GlobalVetLINK (GVL®) is hosting a free webinar, Veterinary Feed Directive Implementation: Lessons Learned, on Tuesday, December 5th at 12:00 p.m. CST for veterinarians, feed distributors and...
Need More Diagnostics? SHIC Diagnostic Fee Support Can Help
November 7, 2017 — Paul Sundberg [Practice]
In cases of high or ongoing morbidity or mortality, where cause is either not identified or diagnosis is questionable, SHIC may be able to help pay for further diagnostic work. There is risk of...
NAVLE Practice Analysis Completed
October 18, 2017 —  [Practice]
The Collaboration for Veterinary Assessments, consisting of the International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), has completed the final...
New Economic Report Examines the Market for Veterinarians
October 10, 2017 —  [Practice]
The newly-released 2017 AVMA Report on the Market for Veterinarians observes an increasingly healthy market for veterinary employment, noting more job postings on the AVMA Career Center, among other...
Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) Auditing: An Inside Look
September 27, 2017 —  [Practice]
Implementing VFD rulesChanges were made in how the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulates most of the feed-grade and water-soluble antibiotics you use. On January 1, 2017, many...
KSU Offers Rabies Titer Testing at NAVC
January 25, 2017 —  [Practice]
The Kansas State University Rabies Lab endeavors to insure veterinarians and technicians are aware of their personal level of protection to the deadly disease of rabies. They are doing an outreach to...
VFD Accreditation Module Posted
January 4, 2017 —  [Practice]
If it is time to renew your veterinary accreditation or you're just interested in learning a little more about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), USDA recently posted online the 29th module of the...
Understanding the VFD and Potential Liability Risks
December 14, 2016 —  [Practice]
Any veterinarian who treats food animals must be familiar with the new VFD rules and product labels. With these changes in marketing status, some veterinarians are concerned about potential...
PQA+ 3.0 Advisor Certification Training
November 23, 2016 —  [Practice]
Just a handful of spots remain in the Dec. 14 PQA Plus 3.0 Advisor certification session in Ames. Iowa State Extension swine veterinarian Chris Rademacher said people who would like to attend need to...
Interstate Swine Movement Requirements Available Online
November 9, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Practice]
The United States Animal Health Association and the National Institute for Animal Agriculture have teamed up with Trace First Limited to develop a website containing the interstate movement...
NBVME Practice Analysis Survey Launch
April 20, 2016 —  [Practice]
The Collaboration for Veterinary Assessments, consisting of the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME) and National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), will launch the initial wave of...
We Need Your Help to Preserve PEDV Diagnostic Funds
February 12, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Practice]
In an effort to preserve federal funds to support PEDV diagnostics, the PEDV Strategic Task Force is encouraging producers and veterinarians to consider not requesting any additional USDA SECD...
Oral Fluids Video
February 10, 2016 — Harry Snelson [Practice]
Are you interested in learning how to collect oral fluids for diagnostic or herd health monitoring purposes? Maybe you need a tool to help teach farm employees how to set up the ropes and collect the...
PINs are In!
November 25, 2015 — Harry Snelson [Practice]
This is a reminder to continue to include the Premises Identification Number (PJN) on all samples submitted to the veterinary diagnostic labs. Following the PEDV outbreak in 2013, the frequency of...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues