Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP - Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Michael Nappier is assistant professor of community practice in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia.
VETTED - Oct 18, 2018
If a new graduate wants to to spread her wings in a structured learning environment, the cost of delayed earning may be too high—unless she plans to transform into a specialist.
FIRSTLINE - Sep 14, 2018
Five hard truths that veterinary technicians should tell veterinarians about otitis visits. (And if they're not, maybe they should be.)
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 30, 2018
In multicat homes, keeping a healthy cat from eating a hyperthyroid cat’s food can be a struggle. Is it hurting the healthy cat to eat this food long term?
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 12, 2018
Companies heavily advertise their flea- and tick-repelling sprays this time of year. Are your clients buying the hype?
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 06, 2018
What do a scientist, a showman, a saver and a conspiracy theorist have in common? They’re all roles you can play when educating veterinary clients about the perils of parasites.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 14, 2018
"Work with the cat as opposed to against the cat," this veterinary specialist says.
VETTED - Jun 11, 2018
Explore all of the fun "stuff" and "things" Dr. Michael Nappier says you didn't learn in vet school.
VETTED - May 22, 2018
Is your question best posed to a veterinarian or veterinary technician? Here's a handy flowchart to find out.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 14, 2018
A new study shows that dogs better attend to gestural commands than verbal ones, but for the best result, try combining word and deed.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 22, 2018
Employ these easily executed efforts for keeping cats more content in your veterinary practice.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 08, 2018
A recent study proposes the first-ever molecular model for the cause of rabies infection-associated behavior.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 29, 2017
Some cats don’t respond to catnip, but this study suggests there are other options for veterinary clients to try.
Journal Scan: The potential prognostic value of NT-proBNP assays in cats with congestive heart failure
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 20, 2017
Comparing a cat's initial concentration of this assay with the results at discharge and during follow-up may help assess survival time.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 06, 2017
MYK-461 shows promise as a novel veterinary approach to treating the disease at a molecular level.