Emergency & Critical Care

How to build trust in the emergency setting

Know how to communicate with and comfort clients, especially during critical moments, when you are not the primary veterinarian.

A Virginia boxer wins 2020 Hambone Award

This spunky pooch, who busted through a window to greet a neighbor, received the 12th annual Hambone Award for the “most unusual pet insurance claim,” presented by Nationwide.

Episode 22: What it takes to be an emergency care veterinary technician

On this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Christman, speaks with Marlaina Hrosch, LVT, RVT, who explains the ins and outs of the emergency technician role.

The veterinary technician’s role in trauma cases

Technicians can be a huge asset when emergent patients are brought into a veterinary hospital, as this case report illustrates.

Episode 8: Five mistakes to avoid in the veterinary ER

In this episode of The Vet Blast Podcast, Dr. Kristin Welch talks about some common mistakes veterinarians make in the emergency setting.

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.