Authors


Eric K. Dunayer, MS, VMD, DABT, DABVT

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New findings on the effects of xylitol ingestion in dogs

Xylitol's ability to cause hypoglycemia in dogs has been recognized for almost 40 years, but a recent study has found that xylitol also can cause acute hepatic necrosis.




Katrina L. Mealey, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP

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On the Forefront: A new tool that detects ivermectin and other drug sensitivities in dogs

When Rollie, a 10-year-old male Shetland sheepdog, was found to have transitional cell carcinoma, Rollie's veterinarian wanted to make sure that he could be safely treated with doxorubicin.


Rebecca J. Rose, AAS, CVT

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Career choices beyond veterinary practice (Proceedings)

Veterinary technicians held about 71,000 jobs in 2006.


Lisa Klopp, DVM, MS, DACVIM

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Seizures: Forming the differential diagnoses list (Proceedings)

Clients frequently use the term "seizure" to describe many different episodic events.




VetCancer Registry

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Exploring the VetCancer Registry

Exploring The Vet Cancer Registry


Dawn Westbrook

Latest:

"I'll take staff meetings for $200, Alex"

Looking for a prescription for a dull staff meeting? Dawn Westbrook, the client services supervisor at Pine Ridge Pet Care in Andover, Minn., found the perfect solution. She surprised team members with a game instead of the usual policies and procedures discussion.


D.M. McCurnin, DVM, MS, DACVS

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Common sense management (Proceedings)

In the mid 1970's, the National economy started to slow down while the number of veterinarians continued to increase. Concerns were expressed that too many veterinarians would be produced by the year 2000. In the late 1970's and 1980's some practices experienced reduced numbers of clients and no-growth or slow growth gross incomes resulting in declining net incomes.


Willam Lynott

Latest:

8 tips that banks don't want you to know

Manage your funds, earn more interest, and get better service starting right now.




Stacey Sortor

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Pet weight-loss program saves lives

A weight-loss contest sparks unlikely friendships ad gives this veterinary technician a new perspective on life and her job.



Erica Lacher, DVM

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Equine discounts: A real-life case study

Sometimes discounts can do wonders for veterinary practices. Other times, they fail miserably. One equine practitioner has experienced both scenarios.


Albert Haberle, DVM

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Options for relief

What's the difference between a part-time relief veterinarian and a block-time relief veterinarian?


Kim Hammond, DVM, MBA

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Caring for gentle giants

Working with mountain gorillas has been the seminal experience of my life.


Susan Harr

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Hunt for a good time

To keep the team eggs-ited at Cloverleaf Animal Hospital in Westfield Center, Ohio, Linda Randall, DVM, AVBP, and Susan Harr, the practice manager, host an annual indoor spring egg hunt at their one-doctor practice.



John Ellis, DVM, PhD, DACVP, DACVM

Latest:

A Perspective on Changes in Vaccine Protocols

Annual vaccination and wellness exams have dramatically reduced the levels of infectious diseases in dogs and cats in the United States. Since annual vaccination is considered to be the gold standard, many veterinarians are puzzled and confused by the recent suggested changes for vaccinating dogs and cats.


Katherine Dobbs, RVT, CVPM, PHR

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Healing veterinary team members' pain

Sustain a compassionate culture and protect your staff.


Therese Holmes

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Pull-ups push back at stress

When stress drags down team members at Ontario Veterinary Hospital in Ontario, they pull themselves up with pull-ups.



Jon Geller, DVM, DABVP

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Working with indigent veterinary clients: Shining a light with Shadow

'I'm able to align my beliefs with my work by working with pets of the homeless,' Colorado doctor says.



David C. Van Metre, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Latest:

Metabolic disorders of small ruminants (Proceedings)

Multiple physiologic mechanisms act in concert to maintain the concentration of ionized calcium in the extracellular fluid (ECF) within a very tightly-regulated range. Hypocalcemia most commonly occurs when the physiologic demand for calcium for fetal bone growth or milk production exceeds the dietary supply of calcium and overwhelms the homeostatic systems aimed at maintaining adequate ionized calcium in the ECF.


Jayce Lineberger, DVM

Latest:

How to apply a soft padded bandage to the hindlimb: Part 2 (4:17)

In three videos, Dr. Jayce Lineberger demonstrates how to apply a soft padded bandage to the hindlimb.


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