• The Impact of the Opioid Issue in Veterinary Medicine

    11 days ago - By Fairfax Animal Hospital

    The Impact of the Opioid Issue in Veterinary Medicine
    By: Dr. Jaclyn Erwin
    Opioid and prescription drug abuse in the US has become a major concern in human health with regulations being implemented for human medical practitioners. With the continued concern for abuse, these regulations are now extending to veterinary medicine. As of July 1, 2018, veterinarians in the state of Virginia will be required to participate fully in the Prescription Monitoring Program , a database containing information on “dispensed covered substances,” pertaining to controlled drugs and “drugs of concern,”...
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  • Dr. Jerry Goldfarb, DVM: Through the Years of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Jerry Goldfarb, DVM: Through the Years of Veterinary Medicine

    11 days ago - By Fairfax Animal Hospital

    Dr. Jerry Goldfarb, DVM: Through the Years of Veterinary Medicine
    Over 50 Years of Pet Medicine in Northern Virginia
    Dr. Jerry Goldfarb has been practicing veterinary medicine in Northern Virginia for more than half a century. A Houston, Texas native, he came to Fort Myers with the army in 1968. Following a few overseas deployments, Dr. Goldfarb settled here for good in 1972 and joined Fairfax Animal Hospital in 1974. “I have clients who I've seen for more than 40 years,” he says. “In some cases, I'm seeing pets from the second or third generation of a single-family.”
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