News wrap up: Fetch Kansas City kicks off, plus other veterinary news


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Day 1 of the Fetch Kansas City Conference kicked off today!

Day 1 of the Fetch Kansas City Conference kicked off today!

One of our biggest veterinary conferences of the year—the dvm360® Fetch Conference in Kansas City, Missouri—officially began today! With the opportunity to earn up to 20 Continuing Education Credit Hours per individual and both the 2023 Veterinary Heroes and Hospital Design360 competition winners being recognized, this is sure to be an unforgettable conference for all.

Stay updated with our Fetch Kansas City coverage throughout the weekend on Meanwhile, here's the popular veterinary news from the week:

  • The 2023 Veterinary Heroes winners were honored last night at a gala in Kansas City, Missouri for their outstanding achievements in the industry.
  • When wildfires hit Maui, Hawaii, over 130 shelter pets in the area were emergency airlifted to Portland to help make room for the increase of pets at the Maui Humane Society during the crisis.
  • On The Vet Blast Podcast, Stephen Kochis, DVM, chief veterinary officer at Oregon Humane Society (OHS), and Kelly Bremken, MSSW, VSW, the first veterinary social worker at OHS, join the show to spotlight the importance of veterinary social work.
  • Calviri, a research development company aimed at ending cancer with new diagnostic and therapeutic products, announced it's working on developing a preventive vaccine that can stop cancer in canines before it even starts.
  • In an interview, keynote speaker at the Fetch Kansas City Conference, Ashley Bourgeois, DVM, DACVD, shares the rewards and challenges of veterinary dermatology.
  • The 2023 Hospital Design360 winners, Boulevard Veterinary and Oregon Humane Society Community Veterinary Hospital were highlighted for their exceptional designs that serve their communities.

Missed out on Fetch Kansas City? Register here for Fetch Coastal taking place this October 9-11 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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