dvm360 May 2020

COVID-19 Q&A: Protecting pets and people during the pandemic

April 13, 2020

News

The coronavirus pandemic has generated more questions than answers so far, but a recent webinar outlines what we do know, including infectivity in animals, and what precautions pet owners and practices should be taking.

COVID-19 test for pets now available to veterinarians

April 20, 2020

News

Idexx Laboratories has made its SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) RealPCR Test available in response to requests from veterinarians as well as clinical evidence that animals can—rarely—become infected with the novel coronavirus.

A low-tech approach to diagnosing anemia

August 14, 2019

Successful management of anemia in dogs and cats requires an accurate diagnosis and treatment of the underlying disease process. Three simple tests can help facilitate the diagnosis by classifying a patients anemia as blood loss, hemolysis, or decreased production.

Getting the vapors: An education in inhalation anesthetics

November 16, 2019

Once you know the basics of vapor pressure, solubility and minimum alveolar concentration, youll be able to compare inhalants speed, control and potencyand know if youre getting the straight story from that sales rep.

The financial consequences of COVID-19 for veterinarians

April 20, 2020

Special Contributors

Dr. Christopher Allen takes a look at the potential financial fallout facing veterinary associates and practice owners post COVID-19. He also shares some possible opportunities for those who are prepared.