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Dear Team: Based on some recent experiences with clients where we cannot meet their expectations in our role as a Veterinary Teaching Hospital, we have elected to add the following to the client consent form: "Termination of Veterinarian-Client Relationship Policy: Your veterinarian, at his/her discretion and judgement, may discontinue service to a client if the client displays inappropriate or egregious behavior, is noncompliant with treatment recommendations, fails to pay their patient's invoice, or for a breakdown in the veterinarian/client relationship." Join the conversation on our FaceBook page...

The 2019 Purina Veterinary Conference was another amazing event…and AAEVT members were invited to attend compliments of Purina!   We had around 115 AAEVT members attending along with Board members Nicole LaGrange, Elyse Rowley and Jlynn Meyer … oh and one of our Past Presidents was also there - Jeannie Willems! Thank you to Purina for being such a huge supporter of the AAEVT and for giving our members such an amazing experience and resources so that they too can be Purina Ambassadors! ...

If You Need to Leave, It’s Okay by CANDACE BOUDREAU, CVT  October 6, 2019 For Vet Teams The average vet tech’s career is 7-10 years. Did you know that? I did. And after 5 years in veterinary medicine, I thought I almost made it. That statistic won’t get me. Here I am. I have arrived. But it’s funny how quickly things can change. READ full article HERE   Burnout in Veterinary Technicians by Josh Vaisman October 1, 2019 For Flourish Veterinary Consulting The AVMA recently conducted a study, published in 2017, to look into how costs of care and clients’ economic limitations...

Did you know we offer three annual Scholarships? Learn all about them HERE Enrolled in the Online Certificate program? We have our AAEVT Online Certificate Academy Scholarship to help cover those costs. Need help with school tuition or registration for an event? Our Educational Scholarship might just be for you! Are you an Assistant who has never been to our Annual Convention? Why not apply for our Annual Convention Scholarship? Deadline for 2019 is October 1 Questions? Contact our Immediate Past President, Nicole Lagrange...

New resource from KindredBio provides access to the company’s library of educational and scientific information   Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, announces the launch of KINections — a new educational website for pet owners, veterinarians, and veterinary students. “KINections was created to be a resource for the people whose lives we touch with the products KindredBio brings to market. We are excited to have a site where the immense veterinary knowledge and experience behind KindredBio is available in one place, any time of...

We have heard from many of you and buzz about this meeting has been building!  While we were still putting the finishing touches on the details of this meeting, we offered priority registration to our Anesthesia Society Members: Online Registration is Open Now Dr. Bidwell & Team will be presenting a full weekend of ADVANCED equine anesthesia topics and wet labs, graciously hosted by Tennessee Equine Hospital. This CE event is available to AAEVT Members only and is limited to just 20 spaces! We will be opening up the online registration to regular AAEVT members on Thursday, September 5th. Interested in learning more about...

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