Authors


Shannon Gervais, RVT

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A guide to unlocking full veterinary technician potential

Important steps toward getting the most out of a veterinary technician career


Troy J. Smith, PharmD, BSChE; Donna Breese, PharmD; and Tara Smith, PharmD

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Educational opportunities are available for the pharmaceutical care of animals

Interested individuals may gain certification or continuing-education credits, many of which are available through the American College of Veterinary Pharmacists


Ernie Ward, DVM, CVFT

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3 steps + 5 years = 25-year-old pets

Veterinarians are on the threshold of achieving longer, healthier lives for their patients. Here’s how they can cross it.


Julia E. Miller, DVM, DACVD

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Enlighten your approach to dermatology

Putting light therapy to use with Phovia



Thomas Berg, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

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ACVPM has a long history of moving preventive medicine forward

The organization has worked to improve patient outcomes for the past 72 years


Joseph Snock, DVM

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Veterinary abdominal radiography tips

Radiography is an integral diagnostic tool in companion animal practice. Here are brief guidelines for obtaining the most useful images of the abdomen in dogs and cats.


Emily Singler, VMD

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Prevention and treatment of dermatologic fungal disease in dogs and cats

Superficial Malassezia disease is considered common in companion animals


Lynsey Rinelli, DVM

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What you need to know about today’s veterinary diet trends

A look at the advantages and disadvantages of raw, homemade, and vegan diets for dogs and cats.



Laurel Redding, VMD, PhD, DACVPM

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“Vet shopping” is an alarming trend in opioid prescribing

Practices need to be aware of the signs and take action to minimize drug diversion


Quincy Hawley, DVM

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Rare and effective strategies to avoid and overcome veterinary burnout

Check out the 3 things that helped Dr Quincy Hawley, cofounder of GetMotiVETed, overcome his burnout.


Jennifer Guli

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7 pet insurance strategies can help your clients and grow your practice

Coverage is the right decision for animals and can spare owners costly medical bills




William Tancredi, DVM

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AI vs burnout

Veterinary hospitals all over the country are understaffed, overworked, and burned out. How is a chatbot going to save us?


Brennen McKenzie, VMD, MSc, MA

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Is aging a disease?

Understanding the process of growing older can help veterinarians better manage age-associated conditions


James Barr, DVM, DACVECC

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Building resilience: how to be your best self in veterinary medicine

James Barr, DVM, DACVECC, chief medical officer for BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, shares strategies for building the inner strength needed to maintain high performance and wellbeing.


Dustin Weaver, DVM

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Loan repayment program aids veterinarians in shortage areas

The financial assistance is provided through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture


Barry N. Feldman, PhD

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"Wait to worry" and other ways to cope with anticipatory anxiety

Follow these strategies for coping with increased stress levels brought on by the pandemic


Stephanie L. Shaver, DVM, DACVS-SA

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Sweetening wound care: honey and sugar bandages

Why, when and how to incorporate honey and sugar into your veterinary wound healing arsenal.


Marcy L. Rose, DVM, MS

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Preventing transmission of Lyme disease

Controlling exposure to infected ticks and use of anti-parasite products are key


Serena Pudelski, RVT

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Amplifying the voice of veterinary technicians everywhere

Why technicians are more than just in-clinic workers, plus a look at the many opportunities available to RVTs.


Mariah Zeigler, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

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Boost your skills, expand your horizons with a public health degree

One Health helps veterinarians boost the health of pets, humans, and our environment in all facets of medicine


David Hall

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How to diversify your client base

Fine-tuned marketing strategy is an essential factor in the success of a veterinary practice



Jeff Ledford, DVM

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An encouraging phone call and a flopping horse

Jeff Ledford, DVM shares his story about an equine surgery he performed that was supposed to be easy, but ended up causing Ledford to question himself


Casey Gordon, BVSc (Hons)

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Case report: Removing traumatically displaced teeth from a dog’s nasal cavity via an intraoral approach

Arlo, a 2-month-old intact male Siberian husky, was presented to his primary care veterinarian 1 week after being bitten on the muzzle by another dog.


Tom Seeko, CExP

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An equity business partner brings pros and cons

Here are some points to consider if you want to bring on an equity partner within a veterinary practice


Rachel Williams, DVM, DACVS-SA

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Resolving a small-bowel obstruction

Several intraoperative procedures can be considered following diagnosis

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