Happy Monday dvm360 readers! We hope you all had a great weekend and are ready and refreshed to kick off another week. As we enter another week, we will have a plethora of news available to our readers this week, including live coverage of the Veterinary Meeting & Expo. Be sure to check in for our coverage and we look forward to seeing everyone in Orlando this weekend!
In the meantime, here is what you can find this week on dvm360.com:
- Purina shared the 8 companies, located in the United States, Canada, and Australia, that were named the finalists for the its annual Pet Care Innovation Prize, receiving $25,000 and support from Purina.
- Zomedica announced an article, “Use of a novel shockwave trode results in better patient acceptance in awake canine patients treated for musculoskeletal disease," published in the Frontiers in Veterinary Science that validated the ability to better utilize PulseVet electro-hydraulic shock wave therapy in canines that are not sedated.
- The American Veterinary Medical Association hosted an event in Chicago where over 30 young adults could participate in an immersive experience in a veterinary clinic to help promote diversity equity and inclusion within the veterinary industry.
- On this week’s episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, our host Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, sat down with Rand S. Wachsstock, DVM, founder of the Compassion Animal Project to learn more about its mission.
- IGNITE— a veterinary learning company – introduced its now IGNITE Veterinary Assistant Program, a skills-based learning program designed to uplift veterinary teams and provide a higher level of veterinary care.
- And more!