Veterinary technicians | Firstline

dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: The future of veterinary medicine

dvm360.com - Nov 02, 2016

Furry fun and future forecasts fly in our latest wide-reaching look at major issues in veterinary medicine. (With an educational grant provided by Boehringer Ingelheim) ...

Client service for techs

Home care instruction for periodontal disease

FIRSTLINE - Jan 18, 2017

Your clients are motivated to give their periodontal disease-stricken pets home care treatment. Here’s what CVC speaker and dentistry expert Vickie Byard suggests you tell them.

Coffee on the Couch: A conversation with Dr. Marty Becker

FIRSTLINE - Jan 13, 2017

Technician utilization and Fear Free are in the spotlight in this installment.

Client education: Take it one step further

FIRSTLINE - Jan 13, 2017

Look, we can’t go home with our clients to make sure they’re following our advice. But we can offer them classes to make sure they’re getting the knowledge to offer the care their pets need.

Online pharmacies: It’s time to give veterinary clients 'the talk'

FIRSTLINE - Dec 20, 2016

Your veterinary client is still confused about online pharmacies and you still don’t know what to say. Use these ideas to get started.

Top three behaviors to train first for cats

FIRSTLINE - Dec 16, 2016

Your veterinary clients can start here when it comes to training their feline friend.

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.