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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Cyberbullying

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When veterinary clients and internet trolls gang up on private practitioners, the effects can hurt business, harm reputations and damage psyches of those on the receiving end of cyberbullying. In this series, experts share tools and plans to help avoid internet rampages, deal with them when they crop up, and help make veterinarians and veterinary team members more resilient when people go on the verbal attack. ...

Client service for techs

I love my receptionists

FIRSTLINE - Nov 12, 2018

Pay attention to the needs of your veterinary hospital's receptionists. They do a terrific job every day to keep problems in the front from affecting the veterinarians in the back.

Vets can solve every problem (y'know, as long as they have techs)

FIRSTLINE - Oct 19, 2018

Specialists lean on their veterinary technicians as extra sets of hands—and eyes.

Not sure what your veterinary technicians can do? Ask them

FIRSTLINE - Oct 15, 2018

You may be leaving clinic efficiencies on the table by under utilizing staff superstars.

Veterinary technicians are vital in end-of-life cases

FIRSTLINE - Oct 09, 2018

Techs are well-suited to provide guidance to pet owners in upsetting and unfamiliar circumstances, Dr. Mary Gardner says.

Practitioners: Delegate to your technicians and supercharge your effectiveness in the clinic

FIRSTLINE - Oct 03, 2018

This DVM says "the veterinary nurse is a sister profession"—and a critical part of the veterinary healthcare team.

Proceedings papers for techs

Pediatric and reproductive emergency room pearls (Proceedings)

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Pediatric and reproductive emergencies are common in both general practice and the emergency room setting and can be both extremely rewarding for the small animal practitioner.

Adrenal disease in dogs and cats (Proceedings)

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Hyperadrenocorticism develops most commonly in middle aged to older cats.

Common behavior modifications and their applications (Proceedings)

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Pets that exhibit problematic behaviors risk losing their homes or even their lives.

Puppy 101: Incorporating puppy classes into practice (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Puppies are the future of your practice.

Tips and tricks for feeding tube use and management (Proceedings)

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Nutrition is an oft-overlooked aspect of management of the hospitalized patient. In the case of inadequate energy intake in the non-stressed cat or dog, the body will down-regulate energy expenditure, conserve lean muscle mass and increase lipolysis.