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  • Vitamin D3 Toxicity: Rare but Noteworthy

    2,162 Views - 0 Comments Cholecalciferol is an uncommon cause of toxicity in the dog and cat, however after seeing several cases recently, I thought that it warranted a review. Thankfully, these cases were seen shortly afte...
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  • Ortho-Glass Splint

    824 Views - 0 Comments Ashley Magee, DVM, DACVS, demonstrates how to make and set an Ortho-Glass splint after vacuum assisted therapy.

    2 min 36 sec

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  • Flash Sterilization

    1,380 Views - 0 Comments Flash sterilization is a quick way to get the tools you need into surgery. Learn from surgery technician assistant, Ashley Palmer, about how to safely run a flash sterilization cycle. Download Flash St...

    2 min 4 sec

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  • Current Concepts and Ideas in Pain Management

    2,091 Views - 0 Comments Pain was adopted as the fifth vital sign in human medicine in 1996 following the objective pulse, blood pressure, respiration and temperature.  In veterinary medicine we are following suit as i...
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  • High Rise Syndrome

    1,092 Views - 0 Comments High Rise Syndrome happens more frequently in the summer when windows are left open. Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh, DVM, DACVECC reviews the diagnostic imaging and treatment needed to care for high rise patients....

    4 min 14 sec

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  • Thank You, and Good Job

    1,181 Views - 1 Comments Being a veterinarian is exhausting, isn't it? We need to care about so many things! I need to care about that blocked cat whose owners can't afford treatment. I need to care about that dog with pulmona...
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  • The Trouble with Teeth

    1,632 Views - 0 Comments Becky Smith, CVT, VTS (Clinical Practice Canine/Feline), reviews case summaries of patients with dental complications. Learn the difference between normal and abnormal radiographs, dental charting, and pe...

    53 min 38 sec

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  • Tube Feeding Puppies

    2,152 Views - 4 Comments Jessica Waters, CVT and Alicia Crabtree, TA discuss the process of tube feeding a puppy for effective nutrition management.

    1 min 57 sec

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  • Obstructive and Non-Obstructive Uropathies

    1,662 Views - 0 Comments Katherine Earl, DVM discusses the general approach and care for urethral obstruction in cats. She will also review and discuss feline idiopathic cystitis in light of the most recent research. This talk...

    1 hour 10 min

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  • Ovarian Remnant Syndrome

    1,622 Views - 0 Comments Bogey, an eight year old spayed female Labrador retriever dog was referred for a vaginal mass which had appeared in the last 24 hours. The owner noticed that the vulvar area seemed l...
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  • Preparing for Exotic Patients

    1,467 Views - 0 Comments A chicken, a rabbit and a skunk walk into DoveLewis… It sounds like the start of an awful joke, right?  Actually, all three of those animals were recently hospitalized in our IC...
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  • Nasolacrimal Duct Patency Test

    1,412 Views - 0 Comments Adam Stone, VMD, demonstrates how to perform a nasolacrimal duct patency test on a canine.

    3 min 43 sec

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  • Multimodal Pain Management

    2,817 Views - 2 Comments Christy Michael, BVMS, discusses the methods of multimodal pain management. Learn about NSAID’s, anesthesia, and other pain management tools through case studies from DoveLewis. This talk is specifical...

    1 hour 23 min

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  • Workplace Grief - Making a Memorial Table

    1,666 Views - 0 Comments March is Wellness Month at DoveLewis! Join Enid Traisman, Pet Loss Support Director, and Chelsea Lincoln, Special Accounts Coordinator, to learn about creating memorial tables to support your colleagues....

    2 min 16 sec

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  • The Worst Diabetic Crisis

    2,734 Views - 2 Comments Diabetes mellitus is arguably one of the most common and frustrating endocrine diseases to treat in both human and veterinary medicine. It seems that no two patients are exactly alike in the way they pres...
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  • Feline Jugular Venipuncture

    5,251 Views - 2 Comments Sarah Harris, CVT, demonstrates how to collect a blood sample from the jugular vein of a feline patient.

    1 min 51 sec

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  • Introduction to Veterinary Cardiology

    2,197 Views - 0 Comments Learn about the basics of cardiology with Dr. Caryn Reynolds, DVM, DACVIM (cardiology). Dr. Reynolds discusses cardiology diseases, reasons for referrals, and equipment.

    2 min 35 sec

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  • New Kids on The Block

    2,705 Views - 17 Comments Even for experienced staff, working at a veterinary ER can be hectic, heartbreaking, and overwhelming.  For brand new employees, adapting to the pace can be rough.  Unfortunately, I’ve seen new...
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  • Veterinary Interview Prep

    1,734 Views - 2 Comments Whether you are applying for a position in a new city, or promotion at your current hospital, there are a few tips you should keep in mind. Cheryl Latta, DoveLewis Human Resources Manager, discusses how t...

    2 min 35 sec

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  • Hydration Assessment

    4,086 Views - 0 Comments Christy Michael, BVMS, reviews different techniques for completing a hydration assessment.

    3 min 48 sec

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  • Who’s Hungry? Getting Nutrition into Our Patients

    2,697 Views - 0 Comments Nutrition in hospitalized patients is often overlooked in the early hours of illness. With blood work to run and radiographs to take, diarrhea to clean up and blood pressures to measure we forget th...
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  • Moving an Anesthetized Patient

    3,764 Views - 0 Comments James Reid, CVT, demonstrates how to safely move an anesthetized patient from surgery prep into the surgery suite.

    2 min 37 sec

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  • The Other End of the Leash

    2,009 Views - 15 Comments Talk to anyone in vet med about why they are in the field, and you are likely to get a response laced with misanthropy. Bring up the possibility of human medicine with a vet tech, and elicit a squirm...
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  • Blood Pressure in Anesthesia

    5,318 Views - 3 Comments Megan Brashear, CVT, VTS (ECC), discusses the normal values for blood pressures, anesthetic complications, and to how to manage them.

    8 min 36 sec

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  • Anal Gland Expression

    4,072 Views - 2 Comments Brandi Faries, CVT, demonstrates how to perform anal gland expression on a dog.

    1 min 2 sec

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  • Block Party: Local Regional Anesthesia in the ER

    3,358 Views - 0 Comments If pain control was a party, the opioids, NSAIDs, and neuromodulating therapies would be the most glamorous and gregarious attendees. But sometimes a very effective member of the party is the often forgot...
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  • Pericardiocentesis – A Review

    3,242 Views - 0 Comments Pericardiocentesis is a potentially life-saving therapeutic procedure commonly performed on the ER floor. Although considered relatively safe, this invasive procedure may be associated with serious compli...
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  • Dog Bone Danger

    2,181 Views - 1 Comments Earlier this year, the FDA concluded a report about the dangers of dog bone treats. Coby Richter, DVM, DACVS, blogs about an example of why dog bones can cause fatal complications. Every time I wal...
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  • Staff Communication During Euthanasia

    4,598 Views - 0 Comments Beth Ann Fretz and Kaitlyn Sanborn, Client Service Representatives at DoveLewis, walk through the administrative process of patient euthanasia, and how to help customers during the difficult time.

    6 min

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  • Prolapse: What's That Under the Tail?

    2,425 Views - 2 Comments In this lecture, Coby Richter, DVM, DACVS, takes a diagnostic and therapeutic look at different prolapses and discusses treatment strategies. This talk is specifically RACE-approved for one DVM or o...

    1 hour 2 min

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  • Central Venous Catheters

    4,204 Views - 1 Comments Liz Hughston, RVT, VTS (SAIM), discusses the setup, use, and care of central venous catheters.

    19 min 28 sec

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  • Antibiotic Awareness

    2,828 Views - 0 Comments In honor of Antibiotic Awareness Week, Carrie Daly, DVM, discusses the importance of judicious antibiotic use and how to prevent antibiotic resistance in your hospital.

    3 min 18 sec

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  • PMMA Bead Removal, Packing Wounds with Bioglass

    2,135 Views - 3 Comments Ashley Magee, DVM, DACVS, demonstrates the removal of antibiotic impregnated polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) beads from a wound, and adds bioglass to assist in healing.

    5 min 26 sec

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  • Zoonotic Diseases: Protecting Yourself and Your Clients

    6,047 Views - 0 Comments Rebecca Smith, CVT, VTS (Clinical Practice Canine/Feline) discusses common zoonotic diseases, their modes of transmission, and how to educate staff and clients on how to prevent these diseases from spread...

    1 hour 3 min

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  • Not Just a Vet Tech

    1,889 Views - 0 Comments I solemnly dedicate myself to aiding animals and society by providing excellent care and services for animals, by alleviating animal suffering, and promoting public health. I accept my obligations to p...
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  • Dorsal Pedal Blood Draw

    5,085 Views - 0 Comments Sarah Harris, CVT, demonstrates step-by-step instructions for utilizing the dorsal pedal vein.

    1 min 33 sec

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  • How to Address Mental Health Concerns

    2,974 Views - 0 Comments Chief Human Resources Officer, Monica Maxwell, and HR Generalist, Cheryl Latta, address culture issues and signs managers should look out for when it comes to burn out and depression.

    4 min 37 sec

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  • Let’s Talk About Suicide Awareness

    2,070 Views - 0 Comments Live Again co-founder, Eric Snyder, comes to DoveLewis to talk with HR Generalist, Cheryl Latta, about suicide awareness and prevention. Resources mentioned in this video: National Suicide Prevention...

    9 min 13 sec

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  • Disaster Relief in the Veterinary Community

    1,712 Views - 1 Comments Natural disasters impact thousands of pets and veterinary hospitals each year. Christy Michael, BVMS, discusses ways to help your local and national veterinary community. Dr. Michael also recommends relie...

    5 min 22 sec

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  • Debarking Debate

    2,606 Views - 4 Comments Ventriculocordectomy to de-vocalize dogs should be a procedure abandoned and lost to history. So…are we really still having a debate about the legitimacy of de-barking procedures? Sarcasm is not my usual...
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  • Endoscope Set Up

    2,200 Views - 0 Comments Surgery Assistant at DoveLewis, Anna Streitz, demonstrates how to set up a video endoscope.

    3 min 16 sec

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  • Can You Fire for Free Speech?

    2,131 Views - 0 Comments DoveLewis CEO Ron Mogan and Chief Human Resources Officer Monica Maxwell discuss the controversial firing of an employee at Google.

    4 min 27 sec

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  • Tiny Talk - Sampling Catheters

    3,024 Views - 2 Comments Liz Hughston, MEd, RVT, VTS (SAIM, ECC), discusses the equipment, placement, use, and care of sampling catheters such as the BD Intracath™ and Cavafix®.

    7 min 22 sec

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  • Autoclave Operation

    4,126 Views - 4 Comments Surgery Assistant at DoveLewis, Anna Streitz, demonstrates how to load and operate an autoclave.

    3 min 27 sec

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  • Intraocular Pressure

    3,141 Views - 2 Comments Katherine Earl, DVM, demonstrates how to use a Tono-Pen© to measure intraocular pressure.

    2 min 7 sec

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  • Surgical Checklists

    4,167 Views - 0 Comments Coby Richter, DVM, DACVS, discusses the benefits of using surgical checklists for anesthetic procedures. Included with this video is a printable surgical checklist. Surgical Safety Checklist

    2 min 57 sec

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  • Laser Therapy

    3,284 Views - 0 Comments Mandi Blackwelder, DVM, CCRP, demonstrates the use of a Class IV companion laser for therapy on a dog with previous TPLO surgery.

    4 min 3 sec

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  • The Pain Management Toolbox

    4,013 Views - 0 Comments We give and receive love and companionship from animals, have them as members of our families and know that they can suffer pain, fear and distress. Animal pain may very well be worse than human pain sinc...
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  • Punch Biopsy (Skin)

    2,419 Views - 0 Comments Barbara Davis, DVM, DACVIM, performs a punch biopsy of a cutaneous lesion.

    3 min 58 sec

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  • Low-Stress Handling for Your Patients and You

    8,118 Views - 0 Comments In this lecture, Jenn Fiendish, CVT, VTS (Behavior), discusses low stress handling techniques and why they are important. This talk is specifically RACE-approved for one Technician CE credit.

    1 hour 8 min

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