Foundation News

MMS Mission 2022

A MMSP mission was conducted at Ingham County Animal Control & Shelter, Mason, Michigan on October 13, 2022.  Dr. Katie Venet, the veterinarian who volunteered to conduct the mission, shared the following: “I thought the mission went well and it was helpful that...

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Snow leopard gets treated for fractured tooth

Dr. Boaz Arzi, DAVDC, DEVDC, Dr.  Maria Soltero- Rivera, DAVDC, and Kimi Kan, RDH from the Dentistry and Oral Surgery Service along with the UC Davis Anesthesia and Exotic Animal Service helped an rare threatened species, a snow leopard with a toothache. Dr. Arzi...

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Make Me Smile 2024

The MMSP mission conducted on Sat 1-20-2024 was in support of the Auburn Valley Humane Society and held at their Northwest Spay & Neuter Center in Tacoma, WA, 6401 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98408. (Dr. Emily Purvis is the Director of Veterinary Services and will send...

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LEE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES, FLORIDA Lee County Domestic Animal Services Shelter with special thanks to the Make Me Smile Project hosted a training for their veterinarians and veterinary technicians December 16 and 17, 2021 on dental procedures and use of dental x-ray...

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2021 Foundation President’s Special Award

Interview with Dr. Peter Emily, DDS, Hon. Dipl AVDC, AVD2021 Foundation President’s Special Award RecipientDr. Peter Emily, founder of the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation (PEIVDF) is an accomplished human and veterinary dentist with a career...

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Thank You Dr. Michael Overend

Dr. Michael overend steps down as outreach committee member having served for several years, authoring and stewarding many initiativesMike Overend’s Accomplishments In 2013 AVDS President Kevin Stepaniuk asked Mike to become involved with the Student Chapters of the...

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Thank you to our
2024 Titanium Member Contributors

Dr. Cindy Charlier

Companion Animal Dentistry of Kansas City

Dr. William Gengler

Dr. Paul Hobson

Dr. Stephen Juriga

Dr. Milinda Lommer


Dr. Gonzalo Erdozain