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...

When providing care for the critically ill patient, secondary conditions and complications are likely to occur. A lack of uniformed reporting in veterinary medicine leaves us with little organized data, but human medicine has extensive research that provides us with compelling results. Treatment for hospital-acquired infections in human hospitals requires hundreds of millions of...

Surgeon Coby Richter, DVM, DACVS, demonstrates how to make PMMA antibiotic-impregnated beads with the surgery team at DoveLewis.

Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS (ECC) discusses gastrointestinal complications in the hospitalized patient. While some cannot be avoided, there are some preventative measures veterinary nurses can take to minimize the severity and frequency of these complications.

Respiratory complications such as aspiration pneumonia in the hospitalized patient can be a common finding. Learn from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS (ECC) about recognizing early signs and preventative measures for patients at your hospital.

Fluid therapy is an essential component to emergency, critical care and surgical interventions. In this video, Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC) discusses how to recognize which patients are most at-risk, and the veterinary nurse's role in recognizing signs of fluid overload.

A nosocomial infection is an infection that was not present, or even incubating, when a patient arrives in the hospital. Learn from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS (ECC) about how patients have the potential to develop these infections in hospital, and what technicians can do to prevent it.

Time, distance, and shielding are all important factors when considering radiology safety. Watch this quick safety refresher with Assistant Manager Megan Urton, and Technician Training Specialist Jessica Waters-Miller, CVT, about proper PPE in the radiology suite.

Learn from Technician Training Specialist Jessica Waters-Miller, CVT, how to safely draw medication from a vial. <p></p> <b>It's important to remember that recapping of needles should be avoided whenever possible.</b>

In the face of the increased challenges in clinic life during the pandemic, technician Emily VanEron has found an unlikely way to find and spread joy in the vetmed community: stickers. Tune in to hear how she started her small business and how it’s helped her cope and connect with other professionals in unprecedented times for the industry.

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