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May 5, 2011

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Writers Wanted
Summer Issue Preview
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Hill's Pet Nutrition launches new product line!


On April 28, 2011, Hill's Pet Nutrition announced a new addition to their Small and Toy breed line of pet food.  Hill's Science Diet Simple Essentials Treats Small & Toy are available at PetSmart, PETCO and pet specialty stores in three different varieties, including:

  • Skin & Coat Adult Small Biscuit, which contains vital fatty acids to help dogs avoid dry, flaky skin
  • Light Adult Small Biscuit, which is low in calories to help maintain a healthy, trim body
  • Oral Care Adult Small Nugget, which helps clean teeth for a beautiful smile

Writers wanted! 


 Do you have an idea for an article that you would like to see in The NAVTA Journal? Would you like to review a book for inclusion? Do you blog? Well, if so, then send an email to! NAVTA is looking for CE article authors and book reviewers for The NAVTA Journal! We are also planning on beginning a "Tech Talk" blog and need bloggers!

Summer issue is almost here!           


We are finishing up the summer issue of The NAVTA Journal in the next couple of weeks, and it will be hitting mailboxes in July. The issue will feature a profile on the SCNAVTA Chapter of the Year and the SCNAVTA Advisor of the Year, four CE articles, a case study, book reviews and updates from state, specialty and school chapters.
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Save the date for the NAVTA Conference!


Our National Conference will take place  will take place on November 18 - 20, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The conference agenda and pricing structure is being finalized and will be posted on our website in a couple of weeks. Be sure to check out for additional details. If you are interested in being a sponsor, contact our Executive Director, Andrea Ball, at