Rebecca A. Packer, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology/Neurosurgery)

Dr. Packer is an associate professor of neurology/neurosurgery at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Fort Collins. She is active in clinical and didactic training of veterinary students and residents and has developed a comparative neuro-oncology research program at Colorado State University.

Articles

How to turn a profit with veterinary telemedicine

A look at the economics of incorporating virtual care in your hospital, and how to make it worth your while financially.

The team approach to veterinary telemedicine

Using telehealth can maximize staff efficiency, provide clients with face-to-face care, and increase practice revenue. Here’s a look at the role technicians can and should play in providing virtual care.

Degenerative myelopathy: does laser therapy offer new hope?

A new study examines the use of photobiomodulation therapy to prolong survival for dogs with a progressive, fatal disease that currently has no definitive treatment.

A practical review of common veterinary renal toxins

The key to managing any toxicity in pets is early identification and timely treatment. Keep these common renal toxins in mind when obtaining veterinary patient histories and examining dogs and cats.