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...

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.

 

The...

Feeding tubes are incredibly important pieces of equipment as they help our patients get the nutrition and medication they need. Learn from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC) about how to prevent clogs in NG tubes.

Enticing your patients to take their meds can be an all-day event. Creative disguises, fancy treats, you’ve probably tried it all. Learn from Technician Training Specialist Jessica Waters-Miller, CVT, about how to administer oral medications when the tricks and treats just won’t cut it.

Having syringes prepared with heparin saline solution is a great way to prepare your team for the day ahead. Learn from Technician Training Specialist Jessica Waters-Miller, CVT, about using heparin solution in your hospital.

Review recent cases at DoveLewis and discuss a practical approach for imaging emergency and trauma patients. Learn key concepts and expert tips for high-quality image interpretation, which provides better diagnoses of acute illnesses and injuries. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for .5 DVM or .5 Technician CE credit. <br />

Brachycephalics are some of the most popular breeds, so it’s important to recognize the risks that they face in a veterinary hospital. Becky Smith, CVT, VTS (Clinical Practice- Canine/Feline) reviews common concerns, handling tips, and anesthesia considerations for taking the best care of brachycephalics in your clinic. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1...

Brachycephalic dog are some of the most common household breeds including Pugs, Bulldogs, and Boston Terriers. Learn from Technician Assistant Manager Megan Urton, about ways to safely restrain and handle these breeds for minimal respiratory distress.

“Acute abdomen” in human medicine is defined as sudden and severe abdominal pain of unclear etiology. In veterinary medicine, it is typically a more general term used to describe a patient with any acute significant abdominal signs. These patients often have abdominal pain, but may also present with vomiting, profuse diarrhea, abdominal distension, or sometimes even shock or dyspnea. As this...

In the veterinary industry, we are exposed to many pathogens, often without even realizing it is happening. From there, we can expose our own pets, family members, and even strangers to the contaminants that come into our hospitals. Learn from Staff Veterinarian Christy Michael, BVMS, about how to stop harmful diseases in their tracks. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-...

Pages