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IVMA Office
1605 North Ankeny Blvd #100
Ankeny, IA 50023
Hours: Mon- Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
P: 515-965-9237

 

President's Message

Spring Greetings! "April showers bring May flowers" - farmers are in the fields and things are turning green. Ah, summer in Iowa where if you listen, you can hear the corn grow. The
saying used to be "knee high by the Fourth of July" but now it apparently is as "high
as an elephant’s eye" (from Oklahoma, the musical). Either way the sun is shining and
it is getting warmer. I can ride my bike outside. But I’m getting ahead of myself, it’s spring, not summer yet. More...
 

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Veterinary Assistance Needed with Cruelty/Neglect Cases
The IVMA maintains a list of veterinarians around the state who are willing to assist law enforcement during animal cruelty cases. We would like to update and add veterinarians to the list so that we can make sure the entire state has veterinarians willing to assist in neglect cases. In the event of a case in your area, you will be contact by local law enforcement or the IVMA.If you would be willing to assist, please complete this Google Form. Please complete this form even if you have been on our list previously.

Live bird exhibitions canceled due to highly pathogenic avian influenza

IDALS announced an order canceling all live bird exhibitions at fairs and other gatherings of birds due to highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). The order also prohibits live birds from being sold or transferred at livestock auction markets, swap meets and exotic sales. Possible cases should also be reported to the Iowa Dept. of Agriculture at (515) 281-5305.  For updates on this developing situation visit
https://iowaagriculture.gov/news.
Veterinarians Required to Obtain Informed Consent from Clients
Making sure that the client knows exactly what tests will be performed, what treatment options are available and what costs and risks are involved in the care of their animals is vital to maintaining a good client relationship and reducing future disagreements. A copy of a suggested form, prepared by IVMA legal counsel, is available for IVMA members to download and use. Click here to obtain a copy.

NEW Member Assistance Program (MAP) Offered 
The IVMA is excited to announce a new benefit for IVMA members and their immediate families. Beginning on March 1, a Member Assistance Program (MAP) will be available at no charge to IVMA members and their families. The MAP offers help for personal and/or professional concerns by providing free, confidential, short-term counseling and personal consultation. Additionally, the MAP provides work-life resources for such issues as legal and financial consultations, online learning, and resources. Click here for more information!

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