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Press Releases

2024 Press Release

5.13.2024 - Does Your Dog Need Glasses? From Removing Cataracts and Performing Surgeries to Restore Vision, Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses/Technicians Master Ophthalmology and Other New Skills at the 23rd NAVC Institute

4.25.24 - Veterinary Innovation Council Launches new Resources to Help Provide Veterinary Care to Millions of Pet Owners in Underserved Communities

4.17.24 - NAVC Gives Awards $10,000 to Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Response Team for Smokehouse Creek Fire Response Texas A&M VET Receives NAVC Gives Award for Treating and Saving Hundreds of Animals During the State’s Largest Fire

3.20.24 - The Coughing Dog: Is it Life-Threatening or Just an Irritant? Veterinarians Learn from Leading Imaging Experts at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) Congress 2024

3.5.2024 - NAVC VetFolio Partners with Dr. Andy Roark and Uncharted Veterinary Conference to Launch a New series of Business and Leadership Certifications

2.27.2024 - Veterinary Innovation Council Launches Advisory Board to Provide Feedback andGuidance on Profession-Wide Issues

2.8.2024 - The NAVC Welcomes Karen Kline, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology) as 2024 - 2025 Board President

1.30.2024 - NAVC Announces Winner of Seventh Annual VMX Pet Pitch Competition

1.18.2024 – VMX 2024 Showcased Groundbreaking Innovations in Veterinary Medicine to Provide the Best Care for Pets Around the World

1.16.2024 – NAVC Announces First NAVC Gives Award Recipient

1.16.2024 – Orlando Middle School Students Scrubbed In As Vets for a Day at the World’s Largest, Most Comprehensive Veterinary Conference

1.11.2024 – 2023 Vetty Awards Recognizes Marketing Excellence in Animal Health Care Worldwide

1.10.2024 - VMX 2024’s “SHOW OF SHOWS” Features Latest in Pet Health Care: What Not to Miss at World’s Largest Veterinary Conference

1.10.2024 – VMX 2024's "SHOW OF SHOWS" Features Latest in Pet Health Care: What Not to Miss at World's Largest Veterinary Conference

1.10.2024 – Hound and NAVC Partner to Revolutionize the Veterinary Workforce with Cutting-Edge Talent Solutions

1.8.2024 - Media Advisory: Orlando Middle School Students Scrubbed In As Vets for a Day at the World’s Largest, Most Comprehensive Veterinary Conference

1.3.2024 - NAVC Announces VMX Pet Pitch Competition Finalists

2023 Press Releases

12.20.2023 - Experts on AI, the “Mystery Dog Illness” and the State of Pet Care in Ukraine to Speak at VMX 2024

12.6.2023 - New Trends in Veterinary Medicine for 2024 Include Groundbreaking Treatments for America's Most Popular Pets: Cats, Frenchies, and Bearded Dragons

11.28.2023 - Middle School Students to Experience Veterinary Life for a Day

11.20.2023 - NAVC Announces 2023 Clinic Champion of the Year

11.1.2023 - The North American Veterinary Community Commit's $1 Million to Fund New Global Award Program to Benefit Veterinary Profession and Animals Worldwide

10.16.2023 - Veterinary Industry Leaders Launch Consumer Marketing Campaign to Raise Awareness and Educate Pet Owners and Practice Teams About Veterinary Nurses/Technicians

10.3.2023 - NAVC Announces VMX 2024 key Sessions & Entertainment

9.28.2023 - NAVC & MentorVet Partner To Provide New Mentorship Approach

9.26.2023 - Global Leaders at the Forefront of Scientific Breakthroughs Collaborate to Advance Human and Veterinary Medicine at Annual Veterinary Innovation Summit

9.12.2023 - First-of-its-kind Veterinary Nurse/Tech Empowerment Event To Elevate Careers

9.5.2023 - Vetty Awards Opens Call for Entries

6.12.2023 - NAVC Launches New Style of In-Person Events Across the U.S.

3.21.2023 - NAVC Hops the Pond to Highlight Advances in Dermatology

3.13.2023 - Dr Christine Navarre Named LA Veterinarian of the Year

3.13.2023 - The NAVC’s VetFolio to Exhibit at SAVMA

2.14.2023 - Be Your Pet's Valentine- Support Their Heart Health This February

1.24.2023 - The Latest Innovations in Veterinary Medicine are Showcased During VMX 2023

1.17.2023 - Vetty Award Winners Announced at VMX 2023

1.14.2023 - NAVC CEO Announces Groundbreaking New Programs at VMX 2023

1.9.2023 – Veterinary Leaders Share Breakthroughs in Veterinary Medicine at VMX 2023

2022 Press Releases

10.26.2022 - World's Largest Veterinary Meeting & Expo Celebrates 40 Years of Advances in Veterinary Medicine, Looks Ahead to Next Great Innovations

10.17.2022 - NAVC Hosts 2nd Annual Summit for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

9.21.2022 - NAVC Recognized by Orlando Sentinel as a Central Florida Top Workplace

8.18.2022 - Who Will Be This Year's "Pick of the Litter"?

8.10.2022 - 45 Million Pets Suffer from Pain

7.6.2022 - NAVC to Celebrate 40th Anniversary Like it's 1983

6.21.2022 - Improving Access to Care Among Topics at Veterinary Innovation Summit

6.16.2022 - Nutrition Summit Helps Make Client Discussions More Productive

5.26.2022 - NAVC Institute Takes the “Scary” out of Anesthesia

5.26.2022 - Veterinary Nurse/Technician Webinar Focuses on Compensation And Retention

5.16.2022 - Veterinary Professionals Gain Skills During Immersive Learning

5.4.2022 - Is Your Pet Putting On Pounds? Time For Help From a Nutrition Expert

4.15.2022 - Acupuncture and Herbs: A Recipe To Help Geriatric Pets And Those With Cancer

4.14.2022 - Put Your Best Self Forward

3.29.2022 - Who’s Involved In The Care Of Your Pet?

2.18.2022 - Veterinary Professionals Expand Oral Care Skills at Level Up: Dentistry

2.8.2022 - Find Your Perfect Match. VMX Virtual 2022 Career Fair is February 14-15

2.7.2022 - NAVC Names New 2022-2023 Board President

2.7.2022- NAVC Announces Winners Of The Dr. Earl H. Rippie Veterinary Nurse Leadership Scholarships

1.20.2022 - VMX 2022 Highlights: What's New in Animal Healthcare in 2022?

1.20.2022 - MentorVet Wins Fifth Annual Pet Pitch Competition

1.19.2022 - NAVC Announces 2022 Vetty Award Winners

1.17.2022 - New Programs to Advance Roles of Veterinary Nurses/ Technicians

1.15.2022 - NAVC Announces VMX 2022 Pet Pitch Competition Finalists

2021 Press Releases

11.29.2021 -NAVC Announces Winner of Startup Pitch Competition

11.18.2021 - Veterinary Professionals Worldwide Learn the Latest in Veterinary Medicine at VMX 2022

10.28.2021 - NAVC Announces Return Of The Vetty Awards®

10.11.2021 - NAVC Launches New Programs to Support Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

9.29.2021 - Veterinary Professionals Worldwide Learn the Latest in Veterinary Medicine at VMX 2022

9.28.2021 - NAVC Thanks Dr. Stephen Jaffe For His Decades of Service

9.16.2021 - NAVC To Host First Annual Global Veterinary Nurse Virtual Summit October 16 – 17

8.18.2021 - PAWS Act Passes

8.11.2021 - Innovations And Consumer Trends Driving Changes In The Veterinary Industry

7.21.2021 - NAVC Media Awarded 21 Charlie Awards

7.1.2021 - Veterinary Innovation Summit + NAVC Media eCommerce Summit To Take Place August 27- 29 In Kansas City

6.10.2021 - New Technologies and Breakthroughs Take Center Stage at VMX 2021

6.7.2021 - Talkatoo Wins Fourth Annual VMX Pet Pitch Competition

6.5.2021 - New Technologies And Breakthroughs In Veterinary Medicine Take Center Stage At VMX 2021

5.24.2021 - NAVC Announces VMX 2021 Pet Pitch Competition Finalists

5.12.2021 - Advances in Animal Medicine Provide New Hope for Senior Dogs, Diabetic Cats, Reptiles Who Suffer with Anorexia and More

4.7.2021 - Veterinarians Receive Four Days of Hands-on, Specialized Training to Save Lives and Provide the Best Healthcare for Animals

3.31.2021 - Life-changing Advances in Animal Medicine to be Presented at the 37th Annual Veterinary Meeting & Expo

3.11.2021 - Diabetes Is on the Rise Among Cats and Dogs

3.10.2021 - NAVC Launches Inaugural Virtual VMX New Product Gallery

3.4.2021 - NAVC Launches New Virtual Initiative Positioning the NAVC as the Premier Destination for Year-Round Virtual Learning and Interactive Engagement

2.2.2021 - NAVC Provides Veterinary CE at First-ever VMX Rewind

2020 Press Releases

12.1.2020 - NAVC Launches its Inaugural Veterinary Hospital Design Virtual Seminar

11.9.2020 - NAVC Announces New Dates for VMX 2021

10.15.2020 - Veterinary Students Worldwide Can Attend the World’s Leading Veterinary Conference for Free: Live in Orlando or Online Anywhere

9.1.2020 - September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

8.27.2020 - NAVC Expands Annual E-Commerce Summit

8.17.2020 - NAVC Announces Zoetis Joins VMX Virtual Expo Hall Opening the Doors for New Interactive and Innovative Ways to Engage and Educate Veterinary Professionals Year-Round

8.3.2020 - NAVC Opens Registration for VMX 2021

6.17.2020 - The North American Veterinary Community Hosts Virtual Job Fair to Help Fill More Than 2,500 Essential Veterinary Jobs

5.20.2020 - NAVC Offers Support to Veterinary Professionals During COVID-19

5.19.2020 - NAVC and Banfield Pet Hospital to Co-Host VMX Virtual Job Fair

5.18.2020 - NAVC’s AFSCAN Scholarship Renamed to Honor Professor Michael J. Day

4.23.2020 - Industry Leaders Team Up to Launch VetWatch

4.13.2020 - NAVC Names Gene O’Neill Chief Executive Officer

4.1.2020 - NAVC Conducts Landmark Research on Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Veterinary Profession

3.26.2020 - NAVC Donates Urgent Medical Supplies to Florida Department of Health

3.12.2020 - The Coronavirus and Pets

3.4.2020 - Nationwide Becomes Human-Animal Bond Certified Company

2.24.2020 - NAVC Donates $25,000 To Assist Wildfire Relief Efforts in Australia

2.6.2020 - The NAVC Welcomes Paige Allen, MS, RVT, as 2020-2021 Board President

1.17.2020 - The NAVC Launches National Advocacy Program

NAVC in the News

Press Coverage

Veterinary Practice News (International): New Initiative Launches with Diversity-Focused Event on Martin Luther King Jr Day

Veterinary Practice News: Treating ‘America’s most popular pets’ among VMX 2024 CE offerings

Veterinary Practice News: Cancer treatment and diagnostics, behavioural medicine among highlights at VMX 2024

Vettimes: 'Show of shows’ theme for VMX 2024

Vet Practice Magazine: Campaign launched to raise awareness about veterinary nurses/technicians

Australia’s Vet Practice Magazine: Campaign launched to raise awareness about veterinary nurses/technicians

Vettimes: NAVC to roll out new style cutting edge CPD events across US

London Daily: Telegraph Dogs born today will be cured of cancer thanks to human advances

The Telegraph: Dogs born today will be cured of cancer thanks to human advances

The Telegraph: Retractable dog leads blamed for rise in serious brain injuries

HuffPost: Poor Air Quality Is Bad For Pets, Too. Take These Steps To Protect Them Now.

Veterinary Practice News: RVT education, development focus of first-ever NAVC HiVE

CNN: Sleep with your pet? How that may affect you (and your pet)

Steve Dale Pet World: Veterinary Technician Week: North American Veterinary Community Celebrates

Pet Age: Innovative Products, Technological Advancements Drive Vet Medicine

JAVMA: VMX Brings Attendees Back in Person, Also Virtually

Veterinary Practice News: VMX Deems 2021 a Success With Live and Virtual Offerings

Associations Now: Try Early Adoption for More Innovative Events

Trade Show News Network: Calendar filling up at Orange County Convention Center

Spectrum News: Calendar Filling Up at Orange County Convention Center

PA Live: VMX 2021 Satellite Media Tour

WMFE: From Treating Sick Sea Urchins To Doing Brain Surgery On Seals, Marine Animal Vets Solve Medical Mysteries

EquiManagement: The Veterinary Meeting and Expo is Underway

Chats with the Chatfields: Innovation in veterinary medicine on display at VMX 2021!

CNN: The time has come to start training the pets for your return to work

Veterinary Viewfinder: Big Changes at NAVC & VMX - COVID, Strategy Shifts & the Virtual Future with CEO Gene O'Neill

New York Times: Work Will Never Be the Same

New York Times: Remote Learning Isn’t Just for Kids

Veterinary ViewFinder: VMX 2021 - What to Expect with NAVC CEO Gene O'Neill and OCCC Executive Director Mark Tester

Forbes: Virtual Job Fairs: The Best Ways To Look For Work There

Yahoo! News: Pets get extra medical care amid coronavirus lockdown, increasing the need for vets

Orlando Business Journal: No trade shows, no problem: Sim tech powers virtual job fair

NBC: How to choose the best dog bed, according to experts

CNN: Getting to the veterinarian during coronavirus

Veterinary Viewfinder: NAVC CEO Gene O'Neill Talks COVID-19, VMX 2021 and the future of veterinary CE

Pet Life Radio: NAVC CEO Gene O'Neill on Pet Life Radio's Ask the Vets

CNN: Stressed pets: Reducing their anxiety now and when you go back to work

Steve Dale's Pet World: How to Keep Your Pets Occupied

The Anna & Raven Show: Dr. Dana Varble and Pet COVID-19 Anxiety

Pet Life Radio: NAVC Donates Urgent Medical Supplies to Florida During COVID Pandemic

Tampa Bay Times: With coronavirus, four-legged friends reduce isolation of social distancing

CNN: Your pet won't give you coronavirus, so hug away, experts say

NewsRadio WFLA: Dr. Dana Varble-What Pet Owners Should Know about the Coronavirus

WFTV9 ABC: Coronavirus In-Depth: Concern for pets grows as disease spreads between people

WFTV9 ABC: New treatment options could lengthen your pet's life

Fox 4 | The Morning Blend: Advancements In Vet Medicine

Steve Dale Pet Radio: Changes in Veterinary Medicine

Spectrum News 13: In Depth: Tips on How to Keep Your Pets Safe in the Summer Heat


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