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...

The Hook: Description of Toxicity

Two patients, Duke and Hippo, presented to DoveLewis for ingestion of ethylene gylcol.

Ethylene Glycol (EG) is a life threatening, rapidly metabolized toxin found in automotive antifreeze solutions, industrial coolants, and various household products (usually in too small a quantity to be significant). EG is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase...

Case

A two-year-old Labrador retriever mix neutered male dog presented as a referral for suspected stick-related trauma. The day prior to presentation, the dog had been playing fetch with tree branches and the caretaker observed blood on one of the sticks. No obvious wounds were found by the owners, but they noticed that the dog was lethargic and not interested in eating or drinking...

An endotracheal wash can yield good samples for cytology​ and sterile samples for culture. In this video with Criticalist Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh, DVM, DACVECC, watch a demonstration of an endotracheal wash.

Sometimes our career takes us in surprising directions. In this episode, atdove.org Account Executive Kaitlyn Sanborn discusses how she forged a somewhat unexpected path in vet med. She explains how she went from working at a shelter during college to working overnights at the front desk of a hospital to her current roles as an account executive for atdove.org, DoveLewis's veterinary...

Welcome to What We Bring! In our first episode emergency CVT Kara discusses imposter syndrome, how stress affects our patience at work, finding compassion for clients, and more. Tune in to hear the conversation and an introduction to the show.

This lecture presented by Shana O'Marra, DVM, DACVECC, will explore how to confront medical errors in your practice in a way that leads to growth and productive change. The model of “just culture” will be explained as well as communication with clients and team members involved in the error. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1 DVM or Technician CE credit....

Self-care can look a little bit different for everyone. Learn from Well-being Program Director Debrah Lee, about how to reflect on the authentic self-care moments that serve you.

 

Self-care can be so fiddly. I was introduced to the concept of self-care in my social work program, and beginning there, my relationship with it has been multifaceted.

During my program...

This lecture presented by Staci Goussev, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM) will provide an overview of pancreatitis in dogs and cats with an eye toward recently published recommendations for diagnostics and management of the disease. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1 DVM or Technician CE credit. <br /> <a href="/sites/atdove.org/files/publicFiles/Lecture%...

Ladan Mohammad-Zadeh, DVM, DACVECC, walks viewers through the basics of RECOVER CPR, and covers instruction for all team members working together. <br></br> This talk is specifically RACE-approved for 1 DVM or Technician CE credit. <br /> <a href="/sites/atdove.org/files/publicFiles/Lecture%20Notes%20-%20Following%20RECOVER%20Guidelines%20for%20CPCR.pdf" style=...

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