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VECCS and Vetstream

The VECCS BOD and Staff are constantly seeking high value educational programs to provide as member benefits to our members. We currently  have an opportunity to retain Vetstream, Ltd, to provide a comprehensive menu of on-line education and training programs covering multiple species and topics in a variety of formats. To include more than 20,000 text articles, owner factsheets, images with animated bullet points, links to many peer reviewed journals, videos etc. A subscription is necessary to be able to access the nearly infinite education options. Note, the materials are peer refereed to ensure credibility. We have made a special arrangement with Vetstream to provide us with a FREE 30 day trial  to gauge the interest of our members. If there is sufficient interest, then VECCS will contract for a specified number of subscriptions to be made available free as a member benefit. We urge you to sign-in through the link provided below and investigate the various high quality options. Please enjoy - we hope you find this to be a valuable member benefit. I suggest that you open the link to the e-book to see a sample of Vetlexicon Canis content (albeit about Atopy) rather than one Critical Care. Also, here is a link to some of the video updates that summarizes new content that we have added. Canis November  Felis November   Then use the link below to subscribe for 30 days free content. Vetstream 30-Day Free Trial   Gary L. Stamp, ...


IVECCS 2018 – A SELL-OUT: OVER 4000 ATTENDEES Event: 24th International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS), September 14--18, 2018, held at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans drew a record attendance of over 3400 registrants for the scientific program. Registration was capped and closed August 17 in consideration of total meeting room capacity. This was the 30th IVECCS, the first of which was conducted in September 1988 in San Antonio. The continued strong interest in emergency and critical care and the high quality of education at IVECCS attracts attendees from all over the world.  The spacious Hyatt Regency in downtown New Orleans was the setting this year for the outstanding scientific program, and made IVECCS 2018 something very special. This was the largest IVECCS ever held with 3438 registered veterinarians, technicians, students, and managers, as well as 575 Exhibitors, 71 Job Fair representatives, and 157 guests; total attendance number was 4291. Affiliate organizations ACVECC, AVECCT, ACVAA, AVTAA, AVHTM and IVAPM again met at IVECCS to hold their annual meetings. At the General Session Dr. Elisa Mazzaferro (Cornell University) was recognized and presented the Dr. Ira M. Zaslow VECCS Distinguished Service Award (see story below), for her dedicated and long-time service to IVECCS, VECCS and ACVECC. Dr. Jan Kovacic, a long-time VECCS and ACVECC member gave the Knowles Memorial Lecture, an historical perspective of Veterinary Emergency ...

Spring 2019 Registration

Spring registration opens November 15th, 2018. Notices will be emailed to all active members. To attend you must be a member at the time of registration and the conference in April. For more information, please see our 2019 Spring Symposium page.