Radiographs can show vital information about the health of snakes. But how do you do it? Learn tips from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS (ECC) and Jessica Waters, CVT.

A physical examination of a snake includes looking at their eyes, nose, scales, and vent. Learn from Carrie Daly, DVM, about tips for completing a stress-free exam.

A Constant Rate Infusion (CRI) is utilized to administer a continuous dose of drug in intravenous fluids. We are most used to CRIs for pain management, as in this form the drug can be maintained at effective plasma concentrations for the duration of treatment and avoid pain peaks and valleys. CRIs are also utilized for blood pressure management medications, electrolyte supplementation, GI...

Dealing with a pet’s death is hard, and can be even harder when children are involved. Kids may not understand the magnitude of their pet’s illness, the related expenses, or how to assess quality of life. During these times, you can help clients by giving them a few tips from Enid Traisman, MSW, CT, for communicating with kids about the death of a pet.

 

Parents faced with...

Getting adequate oxygen into our patients in critical. Learn from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS (ECC), about the technicians role in supporting oxygen administration. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1 Technician CE credit. <br /> <a href="/sites/atdove.org/files/publicFiles/Lecture%20Notes%20-%20Respiratory%20Review%20Nursing%20Strategies%20for%20Oxygen...

Veterinarians and technicians rely on one another every day to perform their jobs. Learn from Veterinarian Christy Michael, BVMS, and Megan Brashear, CVT, VTS (ECC) about how to improve communication, simplify hospital processes, and have an overall better experience in day to day roles. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for .5 Technician CE credit. <br />...

Guilt is a common feeling among participants in the DoveLewis Pet Loss Support Program. Enid Traisman, MSW, CT, and Director of the DoveLewis Pet Loss Support Program reviews how to help those dealing with feelings of grief after losing a pet.

 

Guilt is a cognitive or an emotional experience that occurs when a person believes—accurately or not—that he or she has violated...

Differences in titles and roles in the assistant team allow individuals to specialize in different departments and tasks, emphasizing individual strengths and helping to distribute resources appropriately between departments. Here at Dove, we have four different types of assistants. While all of the assistants have the same overarching job duties, the different titles direct the individuals...

March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day, and peanut butter is a commonly used tool here at DoveLewis. To celebrate, we’re sharing 5 facts about peanut butter and 5 ways to use peanut butter in your hospital.

 

5 Facts About Peanuts and Peanut Butter

It takes about 540 peanuts into make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter. Archibutyrophobia (pronounced A’-ra-kid...

We know how important it is to remind owners to keep their pets on year round heartworm prevention, but what happens when a pet actually has heartworms? Veterinary Cardiologist Caryn Reynolds, DVM, DACVIM, reviews the treatment process and how to give Melarsomine injections.

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