Veterinary technicians | Firstline

dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Toxic Teams

dvm360.com - Jan 23, 2017

Can't we all just get along? (And what do you do when the answer is no?) This dvm360 Leadership Challenge investigates the sources of this poison and offers commentary, data and solutions to help teams dismantle their destructive forces. ...

Client service for techs

''You're gonna shave WHERE?!''

FIRSTLINE - Feb 21, 2017

Your clients may be fonder of Goldie's golden locks than you imagine. So before you shave that gorgeous mane for an ultrasound exam, make sure you educate veterinary clients about their pet's new haircut.

You need a Client Communication Coordinator

FIRSTLINE - Feb 14, 2017

Who has time to send smartphone texts, send and receive medical records, manage online appointments and send patient updates and cute pics to information-hungry pet owners? Here's why I think everyone needs this new client-facing team member in their veterinary practice.

Client handout: How to do a tick check on your pet (and what to do if you find one)

FIRSTLINE - Feb 09, 2017

Educate your clients on the task of checking their pets for ticks from home, and make sure they know exactly what to do if they find one.

Frustrating derm cases: Let clients vent, then educate them

FIRSTLINE - Feb 08, 2017

Pet owners will feel better with critical input from team members.

Seamless solutions for difficult parasite prevention scenarios

FIRSTLINE - Feb 06, 2017

Sew up parasite prevention gaps with these tailored tips to target a range of veterinary clients.

Proceedings papers for techs

Pediatric and reproductive emergency room pearls (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

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)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

Hyperadrenocorticism develops most commonly in middle aged to older cats.

Common behavior modifications and their applications (Proceedings)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

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)

CVC IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROCEEDINGS

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.