Lisa Lippman, DVM


Parasites in pets: Understanding prevalence and perception

Parasites are common in dogs and cats and there are often misconceptions about the prevalence of parasites in adult pets.

Corey Rosen


Is employee ownership an answer for veterinary business succession?

The success 2 companies have found with this ideal solution

Sean Stapleton, DVM


Time for topicals: A spot-on guide to treating dermatologic diseases

Topical therapeutics should be a veterinarian’s first line of defense against superficial dermatologic conditions. Follow this rundown of the ingredients and multiple types of treatments for skin problems.

Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)


Repurposing old drugs for new cancer treatments

A boarded oncologist provides insight into how affordable, older medications can open the door to alternative options for managing these diseases

Andrea L. Henderson, DVM, MS, DACVSMR


Why shock wave therapy can’t be imitated in patient care

The multimodal approach to canine rehabilitation using shock wave therapy

Ciara Vollaro, DVM


Managing difficult dermatological cases in pets

Dealing with a patient that is constantly itching, licking, or shaking its head can be frustrating. Here are some helpful ways to manage these difficult cases.

Carey Hemmelgarn, DVM, DACVECC


Hypoadrenocorticism in the emergency setting

What to look for when diagnosing and managing an acute crisis

Lauren Simermeyer, DVM


Neonatal nursing care for high-risk puppies and kittens

Newborn puppies and kittens can become compromised quickly. Here’s what you need to know when caring for these fragile animals.

Amy C. Garrou, DVM


5 strategies to help avoid compassion fatigue during COVID-19

One veterinarian offers advice on coping with pandemic pressures while strengthening well-being among team members.

Ann M. Brown, DVM


Applications of flow cytometry in companion animal medicine

The technique is primarily used for diagnosing lymphomas, leukemias, and immune-mediated blood dyscrasias as well as future implications

Willy Leichter


3 steps to protect your practice from ransomware

Attackers use a wide range of techniques to break into systems, find sensitive data, and deploy encryption tools to lock data

P. Brent Lawson, DVM


Cardiac tumors in dogs and cats

Considerations for the use of echocardiography to evaluate suspected tumors located in the heart.

Fred D. Lehman, DVM, MABM, DACT


Gene editing in animals: Miracle or madness?

A veterinarian who participated in the 2018-2019 AVMA Fellowship Program considers the implications of gene editing in both food animals and pets.

Bonnie Bragdon, DVM, MS


Is practice ownership right for you?

Learn whether you should become a practice owner, plus tips on starting this journey and being successful.

Isabella L. Bean, PharmD Candidate


Colic and the equine microbiome: Dysbiois happens

With colic as a leading cause of equine deaths, researchers are looking to identify risk factors

Andrew Chirico, BBA


How to improve Google rankings by getting more practice reviews

Want to appear on the first page of Google? Here are 5 important strategies to consider.

Craig A. Clifford DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)


Treatment options for canine lymphoma

Assessing traditional and recently approved therapies for canine lymphoma

Brian Calabro, DVM


Intestinal parasites: screening & prevention best practices

A look at endoparasite prevalence, how to get the best results from fecal testing, and how anthelmintics can help protect our patients (Sponsored by Elanco Animal Health).

Phil Bride, MBA


Creating a powerful culture, 1 person at a time

A powerful culture in the dental practice can withstand the onslaught of cancellations, chaotic schedules, difficult patients, miscommunications, and insurance issues.

Jennie Tait


Red flags to watch for in a veterinary derm exam

Technicians, compare your typical physical exam for cats and dogs to mine to see if you’re checking every nook and cranny of your veterinary dermatologic exam.

Louise Grubb, TriviumVet CEO


The changing dynamics of veterinary care

How COVID-19 prompted veterinary care to change and the new ways of the business that will remain in the post-pandemic world.

John Howie, PhD


Can green-lipped mussel alleviate joint concerns in pets?

As pet owners and veterinarians seek natural aids as part of multimodal therapy for joint disease in companion animals, here’s a look at one potential supportive remedy that you may never have heard of.

Marcus V. Marella, BS


Surgery STAT: Performing open surgical liver biopsy

A guide for general practitioners in performing hepatic guillotine and punch biopsy techniques.

Janelle Overholser, CVT


When and why: The CBD debate

Learn about the background and properties of cannabidiol, the controversy it is facing, and how it can improve quality of life for human and animal patients.

Jamie Selman, DVM


Recognizing and treating serotonin syndrome

With the preponderance of serotonin-associated medications prescribed for both people and animals, veterinarians must know the potential for toxicity in their patients.

Erin Katribe, DVM, MS


Shelter Snapshot: Questions about community cat programs?

The free-roaming feline population can provoke controversy among veterinarians, wildlife lovers, cat advocates and public health experts. Here's an evidence-based look at how these programs work—and why they are effective.

Kassidy Burgess, BS


Tricky toes: Considerations regarding canine digit amputation

Insights and tips to ensure success for this common surgical procedure.

Peter Kintze, DVM, DACVIM


Challenges in treating hyperadrenocorticism in dogs (Proceedings)

Trilostane, currently the most used treatment for PDH, is a synthetic steroid analogue. It competitively inhibits the 3-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase enzyme blocking cortisol, aldosterone and sex hormone production.

Teresa Lightfoot, DVM, DABVP (avian)


Avian radiographic normals (Proceedings)

Proper positioning is critical. Use of anesthesia and/or restraint boards will reduce the human exposure to radiation, but may pose increased risks to the compromised patient. These risks should be assessed prior to obtaining radiographs.

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