dvm360 July 2019
New York becomes first state to ban declaws
July 23, 2019
If Gov. Cuomo signs the bill passed by the state Assembly, New York will impose a civil penalty of $1,000 on people who perform onychectomies, partial or complete phalangectomies, or tendonectomies on cats without a therapeutic purpose.
Fetch dvm360 conference partners with Dr. Andy Roarks Uncharted in Kansas City
June 24, 2019
Partnership brings an opportunity for attendees to join a live podcast taping with well-known veterinarian.
Banfield jumps into telehealth; Jane Lynch to reinforce veterinary expertise
June 20, 2019
Largest North American practice chain offers Vet Chat, a 24-hour veterinary advice platform, to wellness plan participants.
CAPC study: Dogs can predict Lyme risk for humans
June 18, 2019
According to new research, regular veterinary testing of canine seroprevalence shows where people are at highest risk of tick-borne disease.
Will the government forgive your veterinary student loan debt?
June 11, 2019
A primer on Public Service Loan Forgiveness from the AVMA Econ team.
Kansas State University names Bonnie Rush dean of veterinary school
June 11, 2019
Dr. Rush has been teaching at the College of Medicine since 1993 and serving as interim dean for the college since 2017.
A drugs life: How David Bruyettes biotech startup is changing the way veterinary products come to market
June 10, 2019
Anivive Lifesciences starts with unmet therapeutic needs and employs high-tech research methods to identify compounds that could meet those needs.
Texas cat-killing veterinarian loses state Supreme Court appeal
June 07, 2019
The Texas Supreme Court has reaffirmed the decision to hold Kristen Lindsey, DVM, accountable for her actions in 2015 that left a cat dead and sparked international outrage.
CBD trial results encouraging for dogs with epilepsy
June 06, 2019
The veterinary team behind the ongoing clinical trial has found that 89% of dogs who received cannabidiol had a reduction in frequency of seizures.
Too many pets, too little care: A look at animal hoarding
June 04, 2019
Once thought to be the eccentric hobby of the crazy cat lady, animal hoarding is beginning to get the attention it deserves. Shelter medicine instructor and veterinarian Dr. Kirk Miller provides an overview of its effects on pets, people and shelters and explains why prosecution and prevention are so problematic.
Texas Tech takes a $17 million step toward new veterinary school
June 04, 2019
Funding in the states proposed budgetto address shortages of large and mixed animal veterinariansis more than four times previous amounts allotted.
Protecting kids and getting queasy
June 03, 2019
I got a lot of great qualities from Joe Benny Brock, but Im glad one small fear of his didnt get passed in the genes.
Luna overtakes Bella as top puppy name
June 01, 2019
What are the most common puppy names you might be seeing at your veterinary practice? Nationwide says a Harry Potter-inspired name beat out Twilight.
Minimal clutter, maximum efficiency in veterinary hospital design
May 31, 2019
Using her work as an associate and then locum tenens, this Hospital Design Competition Merit Award winner knew what she wanted: good-looking and clutter-free, with a much-needed break room for veterinary team members to decompress.
The most important things are simple – but they're not easy
May 30, 2019
Meaningful personal and professional growth may come at a level that seems easy as pie. Like so basic that surely the veterinary profession succeeds at it already. But no.
Surgery STAT: Pinch and flush: Relieving urethral obstructions in male dogs
May 30, 2019
By pinching the penis and flushing the urethraand following a few more stepsyou can relieve these painful obstructions and avoid complicated surgical procedures.
8 essential steps in a veterinary practice sale
May 29, 2019
Corporate consolidators are snapping up veterinary hospitals. Associate veterinarians scramble to find good ones left. And practice owners who werent thinking about selling all of a sudden wonder if nows the time. Heres how the process works.
AAFP releases feline diabetes toolkit for veterinary professionals
May 29, 2019
Online resource intended to help veterinarians diagnose and treat diabetes mellitus in cats more effectively.
The future of alternative medicine: Lets talk about cannabidiol
May 28, 2019
CBD and its various uses in veterinary practice comes with many questions and legal concerns. Heres what you need to know regarding cannabidiol in your veterinary practice.
Data: How tired are veterinary students, exactly?
May 23, 2019
No shocker, veterinary students are tired. This new study proves it conclusively and begs this question: Now what?Photographee.eu/stock.adobe.com
The dental dozen: Products that improve oral health
May 22, 2019
Veterinary dentist Dr. Jan Bellows introduces products that are making it easier for clients and veterinary practices to improve the oral health and well-being of cats and dogs.
Just Ask the Expert: Is ace not so ace for examining patients with fear aggression?
May 21, 2019
This veterinary behaviorist says that while acepromazine may make patients more tractable in the clinic, its likely doing nothing to reduce their anxiety.
Penn Vet announces new entrepreneurship program
May 20, 2019
In addition to its business-related curriculum for veterinary students, Penn Vet is now offering an immersive program for postgraduates to build entrepreneurial skills and affect public health on a larger scale.
Do cameras belong in a veterinary hospital?
May 17, 2019
When medications go missing in a veterinary practice, this owner opts to install a watchful eye in the form of video surveillance.
Fun with feline flu: Can cats get influenza?
May 02, 2019
The short answer is yes, and the long answer is sort of and it depends. But what does that mean for your veterinary practice?
Comparison chart: Veterinary ID microchips
April 28, 2019
A few of the big pet microchip companies provided us details about their current products. Curious if there's any reason to switch your choice? Check 'em out ...
Veterinary miseries: He seems fine, but Im in pain
April 15, 2019
Theres a fine line to walk when talking to your veterinary clients about pain without paining the clients and, of course, yourself.
When to R.E.A.C.T.: Signs of colic in horses
March 27, 2019
A British-developed acronym you can use to educate your equine clients on signs of colic in a horse. Education like this could lead a better-informed, faster-responding and quicker-calling clientele.
Journal Scan: Do we really know what we think we know about feline chronic kidney disease?
January 16, 2019
This study, which investigated the current knowledge of CKD, lays out all the moving parts involved in this common condition.