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

The secret life of techs

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 28, 2017

These veterinary professionals work as technicians by day, highly qualified pet sitters by night.

Getting to the root of the problem with long-term dermatology cases

FIRSTLINE - Apr 26, 2017

Difficult dermatology diagnoses mean serious digging for the veterinary team. And sometimes, a clear path to success isn’t visible. Use these dos and don’ts the next time you guide pet owners through a derm visit.

Fear Free: Be the team that changes everything for pets

dvm360.com - Apr 19, 2017

Consider this case study and ask yourself: Do you want to change everything for the pets that visit your practice?

Calm skies ahead: Helping pets with thunderstorm phobias

FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2017

CVC educator Dr. E’Lise Christensen, DACVB, offers at-home behavior modification strategies veterinarians and team members can offer to clients.

Fear Free: An urgent obligation (not to mention, unprecedented opportunity)

dvm360.com - Apr 18, 2017

You’ve probably heard of Dr. Marty Becker. And if you’ve heard of Dr. Marty Becker, chances are you’ve heard of his dream of every veterinary practice transforming into a Fear Free practice.

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.