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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 16, 2017
Ain't nobody got time for pet enrichment when you're just trying to talk clients into crucial medical work. But our latest veterinary survey shows pet enrichment IS on your mind, so maybe it should also be in your exam room recommendations, your online pharmacy and in the reception area.
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VETTED: Oct 11, 2017
According to experts like Dr. Bruyette, hypothyroidism is the most overdiagnosed endocrine disorder in dogs. Here’s how you can be sure you’re not part of the overdiagnosis crowd.
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VETTED: Oct 10, 2017
Yawn ... you already know about hypothyroidism treatment in dogs. What's the big deal? A LOT! Including the fact that you may be oversupplementing that levothyroxine. Dr. Bruyette talks the latest and greatest in the realm of canine hypothyroidism.
Oct 07, 2017
Use these 10 quick and easy pet enrichment tips to help your clients put the “play” back in pets’ “playtime.”
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VETTED: Sep 28, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
From Charmer to Stargazer, dvm360 staffers test their dogs' cognitive abilities to find out what their personality profiles can show.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 27, 2017
As people, we can anticipate relief for the physical pain we feel. Animals don’t have this luxury. Here’s how to deal with pain coupled with fear, and how pet owners help you heal the hurt.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 25, 2017
Side by side in your anesthetic monitoring arena, these parameters are the tops for this anesthesia technician.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 25, 2017
Veterinary practice managers and team members also benefit from more friendly, more informative referrals to and from emergency and specialists and the general practitioners who manage patients through their lives. Compassion-First Pet Hospitals hired liaisons and built a process to inform referring general practice veterinarians when patients visit, how they're doing and what happened.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 25, 2017
If you struggle to mentally distance yourself from your veterinary patients and team members—even when they’re miles away and you’re off the clock—read these tips and prepare to disengage.
Aug 25, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Breathe easier about your rebreather. Stop being intimidated by intubation. If you know dead space is more than just a popular video game, you're off to a great start!
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 23, 2017
If clients need to use a limited-ingredient diet to complete a diet trial for their pet, Dr. Anthea Schick recommends these two homemade diets.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 21, 2017
Yes, you CAN rehab a cat. Really! It's all about getting them comfortable in the environment.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 14, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
This year's Banfield Pet Hospital State of Pet Health Report highlights the growing problem of canine obesity in veterinary medicine—revealing the top obesity comorbidities as well as the breeds most affected.
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VETTED: Aug 08, 2017
Whether a pet has just had a major operation or it has suddenly stopped happily eating whatever drops into its food bowl, Dr. Deborah Linder has a few tricks up her sleeve to help bring that appetite back.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 04, 2017
Are you ready to shine in dentistry? Follow these steps for a polished performance.