At DoveLewis, we are seeing more exotic patients than ever before. Lean from Patient Care and Educational Specialist Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC) about gathering patient history and triage tips for exotic species.

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...

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.

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...

We recently created three videos about the DoveLewis process for aftercare. The first video, Internal Process for Patient Aftercare, is about the tasks we complete at DoveLewis. It includes both the Assistant and Front Desk perspectives. The second video, Prep and Printing Aftercare Paw Prints, demonstrates how to make paw print cards from a deceased patient. We discuss in detail how to make...

Learn from DoveLewis Managers Megan Urton and Anthony Strode about the importance of having a process in place for patient aftercare.

Increased patient counts and wait times. Decreased staffing and patience. It’s likely every one of us in the veterinary industry has dealt with compounding stressors over the last year. In this lecture presented by Human Resources Manager Cheryl Latta, we will discuss the inherent difficulties of putting our own needs first, in an industry that requires us to be the caregivers of others. We...

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