When an owner comes in concerned about their cat’s bathroom behavior, it’s important to have a few questions planned in advance. Learn from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC) about triaging potential blocked cats and communication tips with owners.

Another year of learning is in the books! Thanks so much for being a part of the atdove community and making 2019 great. Take a moment to look back on all you've accomplished this year, and what you hope to learn next! See you in 2020!

Breaking into a new industry can be tough. And while you may not always (or ever) feel like you have a grasp on the world around you, taking the time to ask questions and learn from your team can make a big impact. Learn from our new Brand Marketing Specialist Molly Laird, about how she's navigating the marketing world of veterinary medicine one day at a time.

 

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A lot has changed over the last 25 years in veterinary medicine- patient care, perscription drugs, and technology just to name a few. Sharon McDermaid, CVT, has been with DoveLewis for 25 years! And she has seen first hand many of these changes in action. Read her most recent blog about a few of the differences between when she started out in 1976, and today.

 

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Scruffing used to be one of the most common ways to restraint feline patients. But that doesn’t mean it’s the best method! Learn from Staff Veterinarian Christy Michael, BVMS, about alternative methods for restraining, recognizing fearful behaviors, and how to make your feline patients more comfortable in your clinic.

Kennel cards can call attention to important pieces of information, such as where a patient’s meds are, if they have a personal item, and when you may need protective gear. Learn from Technician Training Specialist Jessica Waters-Miller, CVT, about a few of the kennel cards we use at DoveLewis and their importance in establishing the best patient care.

P is QAR, normal BP/HR/MM. LMOM for O to discuss US DX and SX recomendations.

Wait, what? Sometimes reading medical notes can seem like a jigsaw puzzle, especially for CSR's new to the veterinary field. Our front desk team here at DoveLewis put together this list of frequently used terms and acronyms that are helpful to reference during your training! Print this sheet and add your own...

Continuing education and training can have immense benefits on your longevity and happiness in your career. It impacts the patients you are working with today as well as the patients you will treat tomorrow. In this blog, Anthony Hill, DoveLewis TA and future vet school student, reviews how continuing education opportunities lead him from his first position as a CSR, to a future veterinarian...

I attended my first Pet Loss Support Group run by Enid Traisman, MSW, CT in December of 2018. I immediately felt the power of this community resource and felt validated in my own grief by the stories, lessons and experiences of the other attendees and the group facilitator herself. The grief groups are an open to the community, where people of all stages of grieving can share their personal...

In the 1970’s, Albert Mehrabian created a tool called the communication model. Within this model, he came up with the idea that only 7% of what is being communicated are the literal words. That means that according to his theory, pet owners, co-workers, and your manager are using the other 93% to understand what you’re saying. That’s a huge difference! So what makes up the remaining 93%...

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