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

Robin Downing, DVM, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, CVA, MS in Clinical Bioethics, is a founder and past-president of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. She owns Windsor Veterinary Clinic and The Downing Center for Animal Pain Management in Windsor, Colorado. 

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Dr. Robin Downing: "Let's call it what it isa toe amputation"

This veterinary pain and bioethics expert has an issue with conventional terminology surrounding feline declaws.

Sample veterinary script: Lets talk about chronic pain

How veterinarians can discuss options with clients for pets who need long-term pain medication.

4 principles to guide your ethical steps

As veterinary technology soars ahead, pet owners are left with a lot of choices about diagnostics and treatment to sort through. And what if even we as veterinarians arent quite sure what the right thing to do is? Thats where four basic principles of clinical bioethics pioneered in human medicine can come to the rescue.