FOUNDATION NEWS

V.E.T. NET in Mongolia

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The veterinary team at V.E.T. NET in Mongolia sends their many thanks for the donated copies of the
Step-by-Step and Foundations. We used them as a cornerstone of teaching small animal veterinary dental techniques

Dental Wet Labs at SAVMA Symposium

The history of the Dental Wet Labs at the SAVMA Symposium dates back to the development of the Veterinary Dental Educators (VDE) committee by Dr. Heidi Lobprise when she originally introduced it as the University Program Committee to stimulate veterinary dental education at the veterinary medical universities in North America.   VDE was a committee of the American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS) that is currently the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry.  In 2002 Dr.

MMSP Donation to Northern Nevada SPCA

Tooth decay, gum infections and bad breath often make rescue animals undesirable to potential forever homes. But, it's a steep price to pay to fix these issues.

The SPCA of Northern Nevada received free training and dental equipment to help combat this problem, thanks to the "Make Me Smile" program, part of the nonprofit group, Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry.

At the SPCA of Northern Nevada, about 90% of their animals are rescued from rural parts of Nevada and they often come in with dental problems, according to Executive Director, Jill Dobbs.

Make Me Smile Program

Reno, NV-(Dec. 11, 2015)   Jaxson would make the perfect pet for a family with young children.  The 5 year old Pembroke Welsh Corgi is gentle and loving with a sweet disposition.  However years of neglect have left the dog with bad breath and ugly stains on his teeth that officials say make him practically unadoptable. “Animals with periodontal disease are extremely difficult to place for adoption”, according to Veterinarian Dr.

Make Me Smile Help Contra Costa County

Make Me Smile project helps Contra Costa County Animal Shelter prepare dogs and cats for adoption

Make Me Smile in the News

Veterinary Dentists Are Bringing Shelter Pets and Adopters Together

"Make Me Smile Shelter Project" means sweeter breath and better health for homeless pets

Martinez, CA (Dec. 3, 2014) – Pets in animal shelters have a new ally in their search for homes: veterinary dentists.

The following 2018 VDF Speakershave generously donated their honorariums back to the Foundation.

THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 TITANIUM CONTRIBUTORS

  • Arizona Veterinary Dental Specialists
  • Dr. Richard McFarland
  • Dr. Susan McTaggart
  • Dr. Mike Overend
  • Dr. Jan Bellows
  • Dr. Jamie Anderson
  • Companion Animal Dentistry of Kansas City

The following 2017 VDF Speakershave generously donated their honorariums back to the Foundation.

  • Dr. A. Amimoto
  • Dr. Brett Beckman
  • Dr. Curt Coffman
  • Dr. William Gengler
  • Dr. Toru Gotanda
  • Dr. William Kellner