July 2009

I will be attending the American Veterinary Medical Association meeting in Seattle, Washington beginning Saturday, July 11 through Tuesday, July 14th. I am proud to say this will be my 13th conference (I missed the Hawaii conference due to an unexpected hospitalization that broke my attendance record! I must admit every time veterinary colleagues comment what a wonderful meeting it was I feel sad!) I am looking forward to seeing everyone and learning about the latest advances in veterinary medicine.

We are proud to be an ambassador of Kansas City’s Animal Health Corridor and an official sponsor of the Corridor’s Homecoming networking event since its inception. This year’s event which will take place on August 31, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri and will feature John Grogan, the author of “Marley & Me.” Visit the Top Story section of GoodNewsforPets for more information about sponsoring the Homecoming event or registering to attend.

Syndicated pet columnist Steve Dale has a new radio home at WLS radio in Chicago and three new columns on this site about the past ACVIM Forum and the importance of microchipping your cat. Visit the columns section to learn more.

Both GoodNewsforPets and its sister site, Catwellness.org have facebook and twitter accounts. Become a fan of our page on facebook or follow us on twitter for the latest updates in the animal health industry.

Finally, we just received word Germinder & Associates has been awarded its Women Business Enterprise National Council’s (WBENC) certification renewal. Read more about it and check out the link if you are a woman-owned business. This is an important designation for companies and organizations looking to work with and support woman-owned businesses.

As always we welcome your feedback.

Best Regards,
Lea-Ann Germinder, APR, Fellow PRSA


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