Feeling uptight? Boogie down

Feeling uptight? Boogie down

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Jul 01, 2007



Call it goofy. Call it cheesy. But Amanda Craig, a veterinary assistant at Antrim Veterinary Hospital in Taneytown, Md., calls it effective. Craig and her team members often gather for quick breaks and do a funny dance or hand jive to boost team morale and relieve stress.

"It breaks the tension, it makes us laugh, and we work together better afterward," Craig says.

Proceedings papers for techs

The very best behavior advice for new puppy owners (Proceedings)

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The entire hospital staff should play a role in the counseling of new puppy owners.

The technician's role creating a behavior centered veterinary practice (Proceedings)

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A focus on pet behavior in the veterinary clinic is an excellent practice builder.

Trying times--dealing with canine adolescent dog (Proceedings)

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A behavior wellness exam is an opportunity to check up on a pet’s behavioral health and answer any related questions a client may have.

Enriching geriatric patients' lives (Proceedings)

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An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.

Tubes and tracheas--all about endotracheal tubes and lesions in difficult intubations (Proceedings)

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Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.