Veterinary technicians | Firstline

dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Client service for techs

Free poster: Recognize your veterinary nurses

FIRSTLINE - Aug 10, 2017

Do your clients know how hard your veterinary nurses are working to protect and preserve the health of their pets? Here's how to boost your nurses' cred in your hospital.

Veterinary technicians and receptionists: Educate clients on pain management

FIRSTLINE - Jul 24, 2017

Your extended contact with pet owners means extra opportunities for spreading awareness about pain, says Dr. Michael Petty.

How veterinary technicians can become Fear Free champions

FIRSTLINE - Jul 14, 2017

1. Stop staring so much at cats, dogs. (Seriously) 2. Step up. Those patients need your advocacy!

Modern e-collar alternatives: Hot or not?

VETTED - Jul 13, 2017

Elizabethan collars are so four centuries ago. Is it time to step into the present with these new takes on the old solution to post-treatment patients biting or scratching themselves?

2 tools to manage patient pain (Not what you think!)

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 13, 2017

That's your veterinary team and a good client questionnaire. Hear all about it from pain management specialist Dr. Michael Petty.

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.