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15 Aug CVMA Nominating Committee selects candidate for Secretary/Treasurer-Elect

The CVMA Nominating Committee has nominated Steven Dick, DVM, for the role of Secretary/Treasurer-Elect  on the CVMA Board of Directors for 2019-2020. In accordance with CVMA bylaws, the CVMA membership may put forth a candidate by petition with the signatures of 2.5% of the voting membership within 15 days of this notice. If no candidate is advanced by the petition process, Dr. Dick will be declared Secretary/Treasurer-Elect and there will be no vote by the membership for this position for the 2019 election. To put forth another candidate for consideration, please email CVMA...

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10 Jun CVMA Nominating Committee selects candidate for president-elect

The CVMA Nominating Committee has nominated Jackie Christakos, DVM, for the office of president-elect for 2019-2020. In accordance with CVMA bylaws, the CVMA membership may put forth a candidate by petition with the signatures of 2.5% of the voting membership (37 members) within 30 days of this notice. If no candidate is advanced by the petition process, Christakos will be declared president-elect and there will be no vote by the membership for this position for the 2019 election. To put forth another candidate for consideration, please email CVMA (info@colovma.org) with 37 voting...

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09 Apr Colorado veterinary leaders approve statement supporting the socially conscious animal communities and opposing the no-kill movement in animal welfare

(Denver, CO) – In a unanimous move, the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Board of Directors has approved a position statement supporting the socially conscious animal community movement and opposing the no-kill movement in animal welfare. The statement comes after a no-kill organization running an animal shelter in Pueblo relinquished its license amid a state investigation into shelter conditions and high number of animal deaths. “As veterinarians, we have a responsibility to prevent and relieve animal suffering,” said CVMA President Will French, DVM. “The idea of the no-kill movement is misleading, and...

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12 Mar Exploring Telehealth in Veterinary Medicine

  Anywhere you look, the buzz is all about virtual care as the "next big thing" in veterinary medicine. CVMA teamed up with CSU in 2018 to survey active pet owners regarding their attitudes toward virtual care. Download the telehealth survey results here: Veterinary Telehealth Survey Results 2018...

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18 Feb Denver area veterinarians partner with local shelters to provide adopted shelter pets health care after adoption

For many shelter pets, going home with their forever family is the first step in a bright new future. Now, Denver area veterinarians are teaming up with shelters to ensure these adopted shelter pets continue to receive lifelong care the moment they walk out the door. The partnership between Denver area veterinarians and Denver area shelters is facilitated by Connect for Care, a new program run by the Colorado Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) and designed to unify veterinarians, shelters, and pet owners all around the same common goal: Ensuring adopted shelter...

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