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Registration Is Open – Register Early and Save!

VISIT THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE. REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE – Registration is open for  the 89th FVMA Annual Conference at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida. A world-class program, the Annual Conference offers valuable CE for every member of the veterinary team; and includes scientific, clinical, practice management and professional development lectures, workshops, plus 13 hands-on wet…

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Feb

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Veterinarians must complete a minimum of 30 hours of CE to renew their licenses on June 1, 2018. No less than one (1) hour must be in the area of dispensing legend drugs and no less than two (2) hours must be in the area of the laws and rules governing the practice of veterinary…

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Announcing the FVMA’s New Veterinary Care Team Affiliate Member Program!

The FVMA is excited to announce the launch of our new team member affiliate membership program to recognize the outstanding contributions of veterinary care teams in our industry, and to support both team member career development and the veterinary profession. Operating within the FVMA, these new organizations extend the reach and mission of our association…

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SECONDARY PENTOBARBITAL POISONING Poses a Threat to Protected Species and to Florida Veterinarians

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA) provide for substantial fines and the possibility of imprisonment. Criminal penalties may run as high as $250,000 per individual or $500,000 per organization and up to five years in jail. Civil penalties can be as much as $25,000 per violation under the ESA and up to $5,000 per violation under the BGEPA.

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USDA APHIS Releases HPAI Preparedness and Response Plan

APHIS has announced the release of the Fall 2015 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Preparedness and Response Plan.  The plan is now available on the APHIS HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) Website. This comprehensive document details the APHIS plan for preventing and responding to future HPAI cases in collaboration with State and industry partners.  It also…

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What Veterinarians Need to Know About Required Continuing Education in Florida

Continuing education is a requirement for license renewal by veterinarians in the State of Florida. The guide for this requirement which veterinarians must follow, is contained in Rule Chapter 61G18-16, Florida Administrative Code of Chapter 474, Florida Statutes. The statute directs that licensed veterinarians must renew their licenses every two years.  The last renewal date…

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INFLUENZA and Your Pet

With the recent reports about influenza, it is good sense to inform yourself, your staff, and your clients on the subject. The ongoing outbreaks of canine influenza and highly pathogenic avian influenza in the US, have certainly seen their share of media attention! But, is it something that you should be concerned with? That your…

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FVMA Publications

Communication is the FVMA’s most vital tool. It serves as the nexus that connects our 4,500 members, and it enables the Association to reach professionals in veterinary medicine and industry across the U.S. and around the world. We share information of importance to the veterinary profession, and about the Association’s world-class continuing education programs with…

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