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The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is the only statewide professional membership association dedicated exclusively to the profession of veterinary medicine and the interests of the veterinary team. The focus of our association is professional development, advocacy, and practice vitality to ensure the continued success of our members.

 

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FDA Recall Alert: March 27, 2018

Posted By Jaime Markle, Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Recall Alert

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued recalls on the following pet food:

Veterinary practices, please share with your clients. Pet owners, if your pet has consumed these recalled products please contact your veterinarian.

  

 

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FDA Recall Alert: February 26, 2018

Posted By Jaime Markle, Monday, February 26, 2018
Updated: Monday, February 26, 2018

Recall Alert

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued recalls on the following pet foods:

Veterinary practices, please share with your clients. Pet owners, if your pet has consumed these recalled products please contact your veterinarian.

  

 

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FDA Recall Alert: February 15, 2018

Posted By Jaime Markle, Thursday, February 15, 2018
Updated: Monday, February 26, 2018

Recall Alert

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued recalls on the following pet foods:

Veterinary practices, please share with your clients. Pet owners, if your pet has consumed these recalled products please contact your veterinarian.

  

 

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2018 Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program

Posted By Jaime Markle, Thursday, February 8, 2018
Updated: Thursday, February 8, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced the availability of funding to help eligible veterinarians offset a significant portion of the debt incurred in pursuit of their veterinary medicine degrees in return for their service in certain high-priority veterinary shortage situations. Funding is made through NIFA’s Veterinary Medical Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP), authorized by the National Veterinary Medical Services Act. 

We have 6 positions here in PA!

The VLMRP supports NIFA’s Animal Systems portfolio by facilitating professional workforce development in critical agricultural sectors related to animal health and well-being. The program contains three general categories of participation: Mitigation of private practice shortage situations, mitigation of public veterinary practice and specialty veterinary discipline shortage situations, and service in animal health emergencies.

New applications and renewals are accepted. NIFA reviews all proposals accepted in its competitive grant programs through an external peer review process. Specific details on panel meetings, review formats, and evaluation criteria varies among programs.

There is $5.7 million in available funding to support VLMRP. For more information, see the VLMRP Request for Applications web page.

Deadline to apply is March 16, 2018. 

Interested individuals that have PA specific questions can contact Dr. Dave Wolfgang at davwolfgan@pa.gov.

 

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