CVMA Blog

27 Apr Puppy Diagnosed in Pueblo County, Second Exposed Dog at Large

An 8 month old puppy was diagnosed with rabies in Pueblo County. The puppy presented to a veterinary clinic after hours on 04/19/2018 for seizures, with a history of ataxia at home. The puppy did not improve with treatment and the owners elected euthanasia. The veterinarian contacted the local public health department due to the concern for rabies. Testing was completed at the state laboratory and it was positive for rabies. A second dog that lived in the same household as the rabid dog is known to be unvaccinated. The owners...

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09 Apr A Big THANK YOU from CVMA for PetCheck 2018!

CVMA would like to extend a very sincere "Thank You" to all who participated in the PetCheck program this past weekend! We are overjoyed to hear the response from the community in need, who would not have been able to have their pets visit a veterinarian had this opportunity not been available to them. We've heard such amazing stories from so many caring pet owners that have warmed our hearts and shown us how much this program truly means to so many. We hope that you were able to hear...

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04 Apr CVMA Member Dr. Melanie Marsden Wins AVMA Election!

CVMA is excited to announce that our own Dr. Melanie Marsden is the newly elected AVMA District 9 Representative!   The elections concluded on March 31 and results were announced on April 3. In this role, Dr. Marsden will represent AVMA members in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Utah.   Dr. Marsden is the owner of Pikes Peak Veterinary Clinic in Colorado Springs. She has been an active member of CVMA for 20 years and currently serves as our AVMA Delegate. She is a past-president of CVMA and the Colorado Springs Area...

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26 Mar CVMA Fills New Position of Administrator of Governance Services and Programs

Please help CVMA welcome Leticia (Letty) Roady, our new Administrator of Governance Services and Programs. Letty comes to CVMA after serving seven years at DaVita, Inc. supporting Executives from the Information Technology, Risk and Litigation (Legal), and HIPAA (Legal) departments in a high level administrative role, and holds an International Facilities Management Association certification.   In this role, Letty will¬†oversee executive office matters such as elections, Board of Directors meetings, Community Outreach, and Return for Care. She will also support CVMA CEO, Diane Matt with scheduling, travel, and other executive projects.   Please feel...

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16 Mar Dr. Keith A. Roehr Honored at Western Veterinary Conference

State Veterinarian & CVMA member, Dr. Keith A. Roehr, has been selected by the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and its Veterinary Medical Alumni Association to receive a 2018 Alumni Recognition Award. The award was presented March 5 at the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas and is in recognition of his career in veterinary medicine and for having served as an exemplary role model for future alumni in a professional and community setting.   Read the full press release from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University....

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