Kate Boatright, VMD
The role of the gastrointestinal tract in optimal function of an animal’s body is complex. Maximizing the function of the GI tract can help improve the overall health of patients.
Reducing cortisol secretion helps treat dogs with hyperadrenocorticism, an often-frustrating disease to diagnose.
Learn how you can improve your skills as a phlebotomist to maximize successful blood draws by understanding what affects sample quality, proper patient positioning, and how to work with difficult veins.
Communication among members of the veterinary team or between the veterinary team and clients can sometimes become tense, but we can improve the outcomes by understanding key principles of communication and learning to de-escalate a situation.
Veterinary patients presenting with head trauma can be intimidating but can improve immensely with intravenous fluid therapy, supplemental oxygen, and nursing care.
Management of stress-associated conditions in cats should utilize a multi-pronged approach including ensuring basic needs are met, environmental enrichment, behavior modification, and the considered use of pharmaceuticals or supplements.