dvm360 June 2020
Setting the table for service
July 01, 2020
Topnotch veterinary care deserves a topnotch facility to match.
How will COVID-19 transform veterinary practice?
June 30, 2020
Survey results reveal that the pandemic has provided a pivotal push to spark change and propel the veterinary profession forward.
COVID-19 and the polio parallel
June 29, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has generated fear throughout the world, for many of the same reasons the polio epidemic did at one time.
The other heartworm patient
June 08, 2020
When it comes to heartworms, cats may be overlooked but they’re certainly not immune. Here’s what you need to know about feline heartworm disease.
An open letter to my fellow 2020 graduates
June 06, 2020
On the precipice of graduation, one new veterinarian chooses to look boldly toward the future rather than dwell on what he has missed.
New York dog tests positive for SARS-CoV-2, but pet cases remain rare
June 05, 2020
Testing by the USDA confirms that this the first case of the virus in a pet dog in the U.S.
PrideVMC announces student award winners
June 04, 2020
The organization recently created two new scholarships to recognize students dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion within the profession.
FDA approves generic topical parasiticide for cats
June 02, 2020
Imoxi Topical Solution for Cats provides protection against some of the most common internal and external parasites.
Survival mode: practicing veterinary medicine during a pandemic
June 01, 2020
COVID-19 has tested our skills and forced veterinary practice owners, associates and teams out of our comfort zones in many ways. It has also taught us some important lessons along the way.
Final words on the ‘whitest profession’
May 31, 2020
There may be disagreement about the reasons why relatively few minorities join the veterinary profession, but we all agree that increasing diversity and inclusion should be a priority.
Is a ‘hero award’ appropriate for front-line veterinary staff?
May 28, 2020
The dilemma: Should you give special recognition to your front-line veterinary practice team in light of the fact that others were unable to work during COVID-19?
What are you scared of?
May 28, 2020
How do you feel about ghosts, clowns, drowning, bankruptcy, heights and Freddy Kruger? This Texas veterinarian recently had occasion to analyze his own worst fears, and here’s what he learned.
Update: AAEP parasite control guidelines
May 27, 2020
This succinct review of equine internal parasite control measures reflects modern strategies now in place to reduce development of resistance.
The shift in virus-aware veterinary economics
May 26, 2020
COVID-19 is turning the veterinary industry on its head, with effects that are both positive and negative.
Dogs can detect differences in thermal energy
May 22, 2020
Dogs have long been known for their superior ability to detect scents. A new study shows that those snouts may be able to detect heat as well.
Starting a global dialogue about mental health in veterinary medicine
May 21, 2020
Following its worldwide survey of mental health and wellbeing in the veterinary profession, WSAVA vows to take steps to advance the health and welfare of veterinary teams around the world.
Feline diarrhea: Let the diagnostic clues flow
May 21, 2020
Causes of feline diarrhea range from simple infection to cancer. By characterizing the diarrhea and running simple tests, the practitioner can identify the pathology and stop the mess.
AAVMC names first wellbeing director
May 20, 2020
Mackenzie Peterson will play an instrumental role in promoting mental health at the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ member institutions.
Merck Animal Health to acquire Sentinel parasite products
May 19, 2020
Currently owned by Virbac, Sentinel Flavor Tabs and Sentinel Spectrum Chews generated about $70 million in U.S. sales last year.
Dysthanasia: a newer meaning to a relatively new word
May 15, 2020
Euthanasia should be a gentle death, but when it’s not—for whatever reason—it is incumbent on veterinary teams to address the situation with their clients and themselves.
SARS-CoV-2: Why, when, and how to test veterinary patients
May 13, 2020
Answers from experts to the COVID-19 questions on every veterinary professional’s mind.
Surgery STAT: Performing open surgical liver biopsy
May 12, 2020
A guide for general practitioners in performing hepatic guillotine and punch biopsy techniques.
Why we need to advocate now for independent veterinary practices
May 11, 2020
The Independent Veterinary Practitioners Association was founded for a single reason: to help independent veterinary businesses thrive in an era of corporate consolidation.
Addisons disease: Whats new with the great pretender?
August 24, 2019
According to internal medicine specialist Dr. Daniel Langlois, long-term maintenance of hypoadrenocorticism can be a controversial topic.
Summertime scares for dogs: Travel, vet visits, fireworks and thunderstorms
June 29, 2019
Try these tips to manage situational fear, anxiety and stress in your canine veterinary patients.