Press Releases & Industry Updates
Hippo Manager's collaboration with Aspiritech, whose workforce is over 90% autistic, has empowered Hippo Manager to confidently roll out new features and major updates, bringing a new level of efficiency and innovation to the veterinary software industry and improving customer satisfaction and retention.
New incidence map reveals upward trend in heartworm cases, with influx of heartworm-positive dogs and lack of prevention compliance cited as leading factors.
Following a new partnership announced earlier this year with Multi Radiance, Digatherm Thermal Imaging, leading provider of veterinary thermal imaging solutions, is transitioning to a new name - WellVu Thermal Imaging. WellVu is committed to providing thermal imaging technology and training solutions to health care professionals in human and animal health.
The ASV has just released the second edition of the Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters. The Guidelines, created as a resource for the housing, husbandry, medical and behavioral care of shelter animals, have been updated to include expanded research and information in the field of shelter veterinary medicine.
The Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) has launched the Journal of Shelter Medicine & Community Animal Health (JSMCAH)—the first academic journal devoted to shelter and community medicine. It will provide evidence-based research impacting the welfare of animals in shelters and communities for veterinarians around the world.
The symposium took place September 8-11, 2022 and featured 40 speakers from three continents. Highlights included the development of new animal models to allow the investigation of future preventives and treatments without the need for laboratory dogs and a call to develop better protocols for feline heartworm disease.
Merck Animal Health announced the launch of Nobivac® Intra-Trac® Oral BbPi, the first-of-its-kind oral Bordetella bronchiseptica-canine parainfluenza virus vaccine that offers mucosal protection with easy oral administration to more efficiently deliver broad protection for dogs while enhancing ease of use for veterinary clinicians.
Dr. Christine Klippen of Friendship Hospital for Animals, part of the Encore Vet network of hospitals, spearheaded the development of this trailblazing program. The program is designed to provide career development in emergency medicine, and will develop critical skills and medical advancement in emergency veterinary practice.
The annual Hill’s Global Symposium is back with up to 6.5 hours of free world-class, RACE-approved CE. This year’s focus is dermatology. Explore these 30-minute lectures from some of veterinary medicine’s most influential voices in dermatology and nutrition at your leisure, anywhere, anytime.
The grant program is intended to advance initiatives that increase the medicalization of cats. Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded and can be applied across a broad array of topics that fit within the umbrella of healthcare for companion cats. The deadline for applications is October 15th, 2022.
The new program, Vetoquinol Rehabilitation Business Solution (VeRBS), will help veterinary clinics jump-start rehabilitation services by offering on-site training for staff and up to 140 hours of continuing education credits.
The 2022 AAFP/AAHA Antimicrobial Stewardship Guidelines present evidence-guided strategies that veterinarians and their teams can use to choose appropriate antimicrobial therapy that minimizes the development of antimicrobial resistance.