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...

Preparing for exotic patients is important to limit stress and unnecessary handling. Learn from Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC) about the supplies you should have on-hand to care for these patients.

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.

Just as with dogs and cats, there are many different types of emergency presentations that you might see during an avian veterinary visit. To learn about the avian physical exam and gaining a thorough history, check out Part One of this article.

 

Common Avian Emergencies

CPR

Unfortunately, cardiac arrest carries a poor prognosis in birds. Direct...

At DoveLewis, an astounding variety of species are walked, wheeled and carried through our doors on a daily basis. In addition to dogs and cats, we regularly treat a cornucopia of exotic pets and wildlife, including (but not limited to) psittacines, rats, ferrets, raptors, turtles, rabbits, chickens, guinea pigs, hamsters, snakes and fish. Unfortunately, pet birds are almost universally prey...

Kara Erdman, CVT, reviews how to use a ThermoCare incubator on the hospital floor.

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...

Learn from DoveLewis Technician Sarah Harris, CVT, VTS(ECC), about how to interpret and get the most accurate ECG readings on your patients.

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.

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