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Welcome to the Association for Veterinary Family Practice
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Written by Rich Bennett   
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 03:10 PM

The Veterinary Family Practice Credo:

Listens and Educates

  • clients
  • patients
  • the community
  • other professionals



  • a positive and rewarding relationship with clients and patients
  • a positive and rewarding relationship between people and pets



  • access to quality cost-effective care
  • quality of life for pets within the family and community
  • wellness and maximum health
  • advocacy, representation and leadership in Veterinary Family Practice
  • the science and art of Veterinary Family Practice
  • the high standards of Veterinary Family Practice
Last Updated on Monday, October 04, 2010 07:32 PM
12 week old puppy PDF Print E-mail
Written by Richard L Meadows   
Thursday, October 07, 2010 02:08 PM

Signalment: 12 week old puppy presented for routine wellness visit. Owners noted a lesion on the side that they ascribed to self-trauma while trying to get through a fence. Scrape, Pluck, Smear. Then Click on the "Click for Answer" link to the right for the answer.

12-week old puppy




Histopathology demonstrating Mast cells

Mast cells provide growth factors for fibrocytes. Eosinophils provide growth factors for Mast cells and vice versa.

Courtesy of Dr Richard Meadows

Last Updated on Friday, October 22, 2010 08:27 AM

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