News wrap-up: This week’s headlines, plus meet Fetch Kansas City keynote Temple Grandin, PhD, MS

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Check out this week’s highlights



Happy Friday! Everyone here at dvm360® hopes you had a fantastic and safe holiday weekend whether that involved staying in with your pets or going out and celebrating. While you got back into the swing of things during this work week, we continued to provide the latest news in veterinary medicine.

Here is what was trending this week at

  • In an interview, Temple Grandin, PhD, MS, explained the inspiration behind her upcoming keynote address at next month’s Fetch dvm360® conference in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • The North American Veterinary Community announced that in honor of 40 years of the Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX), the organization will offer attendees admission to the event for the same price they charged at the original VMX.
  • Dechra’s alpha-2 combination drug for sedation and pain relief in dogs is now available for use as a sedative and analgesic to help with clinical examinations, procedures, and minor surgical procedures.
  • On this recent episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Cathy Meeks, MS, DVM, DACVIM, talks about how medication resistance and better diagnostics can factor into the rise of gastrointestinal parasites in fecal testing.
  • The American Veterinary Medical Association disclosed this week that the US national List of Reportable Animal Diseases is expected to be published sometime this year, after originally being drafted in March 2020.
  • And more!

Did you know we are heading to Kansas City on August 26-28 for our annual Fetch dvm360® Kansas City conference? Early bird registration closes July 11, 2022, so register here today to save!

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