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Feline pain management miracle: No more grumpy cat!

VETTED - Sep 28, 2016

Maybe he was just in pain the whole time. And the variety of products at your disposal to identify and treat pain in cats keeps expanding.

No good deed goes unpunished

FIRSTLINE - Sep 26, 2016

To save a kitten, a veterinary technician like me can't help but share good advice to see the veterinarian, whether it's in the feed store, the grocery store or anywhere. But sometimes trying to help just gets you a slap in the face (not literally).

The philosophy of pain

VETTED - Sep 26, 2016

Why borrowing four principles of human clinical bioethics will enhance the lives of our veterinary patients.

Age is not a disease ...

VETTED - Sep 19, 2016

... but here are client communication and philosophical tips from CVC educator Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology), for those moments in a veterinary hospital when a pet's age and difficult diagnoses and prognoses come together.

Can you save this client? (Yes.)

VETTED - Sep 19, 2016

Well, most of the time. With education. So put on your teaching caps and meet these clients where they are (so you can lead them where you need them to go).

“If I could change one thing about veterinary medicine in the future …”

VETTED - Sep 16, 2016

What invention would make your life easier in practice? An informal poll.

Breaking news

Rood & Riddle Saratoga: Quick access, excellent care

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 28, 2016

By Ed Kane, PhD

Taking care of horses quickly is a prime priority of these dedicated equine veterinarians and staff in Upstate New York.

Top 10 confessions from emergency veterinarians

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 26, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Emergency vets confess their secrets at the 2016 International Veterinary Emergency and Critial Care Symposium.

Dr. Joseph Bojrab remembered as expert educator in veterinary community

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 21, 2016

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director

Bojrab leaves behind a legacy of imparting practical knowledge in the surgery suite.

Clinical updates

Don't draw a blank when it comes to dementia

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 30, 2016

By Mindy Valcarcel, Editor, Medicine Channel Director

Many of your older canine and feline veterinary patients are likely showing signs of cognitive decline. Have you been checking up on this treatable condition?

Best of the updated spay-neuter guidelines

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 29, 2016

By Philip A. Bushby, DVM, DACVS

Task force member Dr. Philip Bushby discusses what he feels is the most important message delivered in the update.

Client handout: Why punishment fails, and what works better

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 29, 2016

By Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, DACVB

Use this handout to show clients this should not be the first training method of choice.

Practice life and business

Are you the veterinarian you wanted to be?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 29, 2016

By Krista Magnifico, DVM

If we're so adept at identifying medical problems and making diagnoses, then can't we fix our own problems?

Brian Conrad's $10K management mistake

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 28, 2016

By Brian Conrad, CVPM

This CVC educator has a lesson for all you other hard-working practice managers: Use tech, don't get abused by tech.

The philosophy of pain

VETTED - Sep 26, 2016

By Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP

Why borrowing four principles of human clinical bioethics will enhance the lives of our veterinary patients.

Teamwork and communication

Your piece of the pain management puzzle

FIRSTLINE - Sep 29, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

At a recent CVC session, pain expert Tasha McNerney explains the different roles team members play in recognizing and managing pain and why each role is important.

May we present ... the 5 ways to screw up a new puppy or kitten visit

FIRSTLINE - Sep 29, 2016

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

Don't deny the gift of a lifetime of care in your veterinary practice by making these common mistakes.

Dentistry holds fangtastic potential

FIRSTLINE - Sep 29, 2016

By Mary L. Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (dentistry)

Veterinary practices are turning to dentistry as a way to replace lost spay and neuter revenue and encourage regular visits. Here’s how to get started.

Photo packages

Top 10 confessions from emergency veterinarians

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 26, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Emergency vets confess their secrets at the 2016 International Veterinary Emergency and Critial Care Symposium.

Data: All eyes on the ears

FIRSTLINE - Sep 23, 2016

By dvm360.com staff

Labs, goldens, bulldogs, Westies ... and yes, bassets. (Plus any other dog who regularly puts in her laps to stay cool or stay trim.) They’re all more likely than average to suffer from otitis.

Can you save this client? (Yes.)

VETTED - Sep 19, 2016

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

Well, most of the time. With education. So put on your teaching caps and meet these clients where they are (so you can lead them where you need them to go).

Hospital design

Rood & Riddle Saratoga: Quick access, excellent care

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 28, 2016

By Ed Kane, PhD

Taking care of horses quickly is a prime priority of these dedicated equine veterinarians and staff in Upstate New York.

Become a wizard of small-space hospital design

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 23, 2016

By Wayne Usiak, AIA

Whether you’re building new or remodeling, architect Wayne Usiak, AIA, reveals a few tricks in his spell book for your small veterinary hospital. Wand and top-hat optional.

Veterinary facility engineering trends

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 12, 2016

By C. Scott Learned, MS, MBA, PE

An expert's take on the details that may prove important to your project