Authors



Ivan Zak, DVM, MBA

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Why are veterinarians unhappy?

Meeting veterinarians’ needs can help practices develop happy, motivated associates.


Steve Garnett, DVM, DACVS-SA

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Technology and the ability to care for our patients

How advancements in technology can help alleviate the veterinary care shortage


Alyssa Mages, BS, CVT

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Win one for the team with effective communication

Examining one of the most important and least taught topics in veterinary training


Brad Hanna, EVP director of business strategy at Barkley

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Earlier dermatology referral rewards primary care practice (part 2): boosting client perceptions

Survey data from the American College of Veterinary Dermatology show that dermatology referrals have a major impact on clients’ confidence in the quality of care they receive.




Erica Soya

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The 6 steps that bring you from survival to success in the pandemic

Taylor Miller, DVM, breaks down the step-by-step process for resisting fight-or-flight and confronting conflict head-on in the troubling times of the pandemic.


Chris Carpenter, DVM, MBA

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Leveraging big veterinary data to support our communities

The CEO of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) explains how COVID-19 elevates the role of veterinary teams in safeguarding the health of both pets and people.


Sarah Round DVM, DACVS

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A systematic approach to diagnosing canine pelvic limb lameness

An experienced clinician shares her step-by-step thought process in evaluating and diagnosing canine pelvic limb lameness


Jeffrey Haymaker, VMD

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Systemic ectoparasite control and how it works

The ABCs of preventatives in dogs and cats




Kelly Johnson, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

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Do we need a paradigm shift in canine neutering?

Canine neutering has become the prevailing standard practice in the US, but questions remain about whether this universal approach is appropriate in all cases.


Timothy Ericksen, DVM

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Surgical management of gastric dilatation and volvulus

A case walkthrough and insights into treating a patient diagnosed with gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV)


Alissa Marrapodi, Custom Content Editor

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Comparing treatments for restoring the skin barrier in atopic dogs

A board-certified dermatologist discussed various topical treatment options at VMX 2023.


Gina Falish, BS, CVT

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The complete physical exam: empowering your team to do more than just a TPR

Learn tips and pearls for ensuring a comprehensive physical exam


Mark Harris, Jr, LVT, BS

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From vet tech to dad

How my experience in veterinary medicine prepared me to be a father


Andrew Filewicz, PharmD

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Beyond-use dates: Ready or not, USP guidelines will impact your practice

These standards of practice can now be enforced by the FDA, local state boards of pharmacy, and accreditation organizations


Sean Campbell

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Total project budgeting

Potential expenses from 4 major categories should be considered to determine overall cost


Katie Hiskes

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I graduated veterinary school in 2023: Here are my takeaways

Going through veterinary school during a pandemic is not something everyone experienced, but it was a large part of some students' veterinary journey


Gena M. Silver, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)

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Case report: canine spinal cord nephroblastoma

Long-term prognosis is encouraging after cytoreductive surgery and radiation therapy in a young pug-beagle crossbreed.


Fred J. Caldwell, DVM, MS, DACVS-LA, DACVSMR

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Sinoscopy in the standing horse

Sinoscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic procedure that can be performed on the standing horse. The technique can allow good visualization and treatment of paranasal sinus disease and eliminate the need for more invasive procedures such as large bone flaps. Knowledge of the paranasal sinus anatomy is the most important aspect of the procedure.


Paul Miranda, CVPM

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Shattering the glass ceiling in veterinary medicine

This operations support manager engages in a Q&A with 3 figures in the veterinary field striving to make the industry more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.


Jennie Tait, AHT, RVT, VTS (Dermatology – Charter Member)

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Watch for these red flags in your veterinary derm exams

When it comes to skin disease in dogs and cats, the physical exam should include a check of every nook and cranny.


Brett Harling, DVM

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Acute canine diarrhea: is it time to rethink our treatment approach?

Examining the impact of antibiotic use on the gastrointestinal microbiome


CJ Burnett, CExP

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Giving back this holiday season

Here is how you can utilize a donor advised fund to give back to your community, and yourself


Eric N. Glass, MS, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)

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Case report: canine spinal cord nephroblastoma

Long-term prognosis is encouraging after cytoreductive surgery and radiation therapy in a young pug-beagle crossbreed.


Kara Johnson

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Tips for getting difficult patients to take their parasitic preventive medication

What pet parents can do to stay informed about parasitic prevention, plus the high cost of treatment vs prevention.


Kevin Kelley, DVM

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Glucose requires monitoring in the canine/feline veterinary patient

Discover the significance of glucose and the diseases, conditions and symptoms related to hypoglycemia plus methods for monitoring glucose levels in dog and cat patients.

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