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Your E-Connection to NAVTAJuly 21, 2010 
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2010 AVMA Convention
Veterinary Technician Reception
Monday, August 2
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America are pleased to invite Veterinary Technicians and Technician Students to join them for an evening of fun, food, and festivities.

Come mingle with your colleagues and stay for a lively presentation by veterinarian and hypnotist, Dr. Al Snyder.  Dr. Snyder has a very diverse background working with people and animals and his performance is both humorous and motivating. An AVMA Annual Convention badge will be required for admittance.

Hill's Healthy Advantage

A New Multi-Benefit Solution for the Overall Health of Pets
Hill's Pet Nutrition Canada Inc. Unveils Healthy Advantage Preventative Pet Food

Hill's Pet Nutrition Canada Inc. announces the launch of a brand new dry pet food product called Hill'sŪ Healthy Advantage™, a multi-benefit preventative food designed to help address canine and feline dental, weight, digestion, skin and coat, joint, urinary and immunity issues before they start. Healthy Advantage is available exclusively in Canada through vets in Puppy, Puppy Large Breed, Kitten, Canine Adult and Feline Adult.
Upcoming Events
July 22:DTC: Dog Trainer Round Table in New York, NY

July 30:  American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior & American College of Veterinary Behavior meeting in Atlanta, GA
July 31-August 3:  AVMA Convention in Atlanta 
August 1: SVBT Membership Mtg and Reception in Atlanta in conjunction with AVMA

August 4-7: American Federation of Aviculture, Inc. 36th Annual Convention (AFA), in St. Petersburg, FL
August 28-31:CVC in Kansas City, MO

September 3-8:
Intro to Canine Rehab in Broomfield, CO

September 9-13:
28th Symposium of the Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society in Raleigh, NC

September 10-12:
Canine Sports Medicine in Broomfield, CO

September 10-12:
SVBT Behavior Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada

September 11-15:
15th Int'l Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium in San Antonio, TX

September 24-25:
Northeast Association of Equine Practioners Symposium in Groton, CT

September 25:
VALVT Fall Conference in Fredericksburg, VA

September 30-October 3:
NYS Veterinary conference in Ithaca, NY

October 2-3:
OSU and Royal Canin Symposium on Neurology in Columbus, OH

October 9: MVTA Conference at University of Missouri Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Columbia, MO

October 13-17: Wild West Veterinary Conference in Reno, NV

October 16-17: TVTA Fall Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN

October 14-20:30th Annual AZVT Conference in Los Angeles, CA

October 20-24: APDT Educational Conference and Trade Show in Atlanta, GA

October 23: 13th Annual CIVTA Fall Conference in Ankeny, IA

November 3-8:
Introduction to Canine Rehab in Coral Springs, FL

November 6:AVTA 2010 Fall CE Program in Birmingham, AL

November 12-14: 2010 NAVTA Annual Conference in Washington, D. C.

February 17-19, 2011:
OAVT Conference at London Convention Center, London, Ontario

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There are times when the blood work doesn't make sense. This live Webinar will give you a systematic and thorough approach to your patient's blood work, helping you to make a quick and accurate diagnosis. Get the most out of your blood work interpretation so you can quickly diagnose and effectively treat your patients.
July 27th at 12pm and July 29th at 3pm.

Cosponsored by
 National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA)

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The FIRST ANNUAL NAVTA CONFERENCE will be the weekend of November 12-14 in our nation's capitol, Washington, D.C.

Featured speaker:

Stan Krejci

Stan Krejci

Stan Krejci is the founding Principal of The SK Group, LLC, a career and transition consulting service.  Prior to establishing The SK Group, LLC, Stan was a Managing Consultant, Business Development, and Head of the Board of Directors Services Practice Group for The McCormick Group, a full-service, performance based executive search firm, where he assisted companies in filling senior executive officer and Advisory and Board of Director positions across the industry spectrums (2000-2009).

Presenting Sponsor
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Hurry, visit NAVTA for a registration form and sign-up today!
after September 1st, no refunds

Fresh Off the Wires

AVMA heat stroke video
AVMA offers advice on how to protect pets from heat stroke

Animal autopsies in Gulf yield a mystery

Researchers engineer malaria-proof mosquitoes

For other news articles related to the veterinary industry, check out the VIN Veterinary News Service.

Call for Nominations
NAVTA is seeking interested individuals to serve on the
2011 Executive Committee.
 Please visit for more information.
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Alexandria, VA 22304
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