Tips and strategies for veterinary technicians that improve patient care - dvm360
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Match pets with the right owners

July 1, 2014

It often takes more than luck to match the right pets and people for a lifetime of love. If you can get involved early, you can save heartache for pets and people.

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Finding the sunshine in euthanasia

June 1, 2014

The story of the life of a dog named Chance—and the special way we said goodbye—reminded me how beautiful the euthanasia experience can be.

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Use doorbells to offer peaceful goodbyes during euthanasia

May 1, 2014

Pet owners saying goodbye to their beloved pets may need a little more time in the exam room. Use a wireless doorbell so they can alert you when they're ready for the doctor.

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Client handout: How to habituate your cat to a carrier

May 1, 2014

Use this step-by-step guide to educate cat owners about how to help their cats adjust to a cat carrier for trips to the veterinarian.

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Dog bite prevention for the littlest pet owners

May 1, 2014

Keep people—and pets—safe with these quick tips to head off dangerous situations.

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Hail to the hairball: 5 fun facts about hairballs in cats

April 17, 2014

Hairball Awareness Day is April 25, 2014. So we're regurgitating the furry facts about furballs in your feline friends.

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7 tips to fill down times at your veterinary practice

April 1, 2014

The schedule is only half full and the day is dragging. But there's lots to do to help the patients in your care if you know where to look.

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7 steps to make your veterinary practice comfortable for older pets

March 1, 2014

Use these tips to ease the pain and strain of a veterinary visit for senior pets.

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Why you work in veterinary medicine

February 1, 2014

Whether you're the compassionate voice at the front desk or a member of the clinical or management team, your work improves the lives of pets and their owners.

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