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 walk by the bulk bins in certain grocery stores, I recall a beautiful middle aged Boxer dog that died because her family decided to give her a new treat. She’s not the only death from a...

In the second video of the B.A.R on the Floor series, Veterinary Well-being Program Director Debrah Lee discusses recognizing ways to expand your window of tolerance. <br /> <a href="/sites/atdove.org/files/publicFiles/Additional%20Resources%20-%20Expanding%20Your%20Window%20of%20Tolerance.pdf" style=" background: #0CA04F; color: #ffffff; font-size: 85%;...

DoveLewis Technician Training Specialist Jessica Waters-Miller, CVT, shares her expeirence with grief, and the journey to finding resilience.

 

I remember thinking a few months ago, when I was in the darkest times of my grief, that I would not have considered myself resilient over the past year-year and a half. I felt guilty about not being a more...

Learn from DoveLewis Technician Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC), about how to interpret and get the most accurate ECG readings on your patients.

Stressful moments happen every day in veterinary medicine. Learn from Veterinary Well-being Program Director Debrah Lee, LCSW, about coping with these moments no matter where you are.

DoveLewis Technician Andrea Maimer, CVT, discusses resilience while working at an emergency animal hospital and through the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Five years ago, just shy of completing my first year working as a CVT, I would have told you that veterinary medicine was not for me and that resilience wasn’t possible in this field. I was working in a general practice...

There are many different reactions that we may be experiencing as our “new normal” continues to unfold during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feeling a little out of control is normal right now. It is an uncomfortable reality. Sometimes we react to that discomfort with avoidance or by trying to assert control into more areas of our life—feeding into the idea that we can control the future. When...

In this first video of the B.A.R on the Floor series, Veterinary Well-being Program Director Debrah Lee will discuss the impact of stress and how to develop a greater understanding of it's impact. <br /> <a href="/sites/atdove.org/files/publicFiles/Additional%20Resources%20-%20An%20Introduction%20to%20Trauma.pdf" style=" background: #0CA04F; color: #ffffff;...

Over the past few months, our Technician Training team, along with Debrah Lee, our Veterinary Well-being Program Director, and Monica Maxwell, our Chief Administrative Officer, have been working on a new kind of veterinary education. Traditionally, our educational efforts at DoveLewis have been focused on increasing our medical knowledge. It can be easy to simply focus on the hard skills of...

Hypothermia is a common finding in veterinary medicine, but often the negative impacts are greatly underestimated. In this lecture presented by Patient Care and Education Specialist Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC), we will discuss the potential causes of hypothermia, the systemic consequences, and safe prevention and correction options.

Attention will be given to at-risk patients including...

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