News and Noteworthy________________________________________________
Jerky Treats continue to cause illness and death in pets across the country
Jerky treat mystery: Nearly 600 pets dead; still no source, FDA says (read full srticle)
Jerky Pet Treats - Veterinarians - FDA reaches out to veterinarians to help with their ongoing investigation of jerkey treat related illnesses (read notice from the FDA)
How to report a complaint about Jerky Pet Treats (click here for instructions)
FDA proposes tougher rules on pet food safety (read article)
FDA Veterinary News (click here for all veterinary related news from the FDA)
Need to Know_________________________________________________________
2013 ALVMA Memberships expire December 31
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2014 ALVMA Award Nominations
Nominate a worthy veterinarian for an ALVMA award. Candidates for the Service Award, the Layman of the Year Award and the Special Award may all be nominated by members of the Association in good standing. (click here to download the nomination form). Nominations are due January 13, 2014.
Be a part of research history
Morris Animal Foundation’s Golden Retriever Lifetime Study is a groundbreaking effort to learn how to prevent cancer and other diseases. It is the largest and longest observational study ever undertaken to improve the health of dogs. The study will enroll up to 3,000 Golden Retrievers and will last 10 to 14 years, they need your help! Click here to learn how to participate.
Compounding video for veterinarians to view to further understand the FDA's rules and AVMA's policies on compounding. Click here to watch
Spay/Neuter Permit Number Request for Veterinarians
Funding is now available - Thank you!
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