Firstline January February 2020
Red flags to watch for in a veterinary derm exam
January 06, 2020
Technicians, compare your typical physical exam for cats and dogs to mine to see if you’re checking every nook and cranny of your veterinary dermatologic exam.
Stop destructive veterinary team communication in its tracks
December 15, 2019
Dr. Sarah Wooten and Tasha McNerney share how to have those difficult conversations that help to create a more positive and productive workplace.
Not one good leg to stand on ... literally
December 12, 2019
What a bear of a dog taught this veterinary technician about bad luck, teamwork and the strength of the human-animal bond.
How to deal with a demanding boss
November 07, 2019
Veterinary practice is hard enough without an impatient, demanding yeller in your life. Here are steps to change your thinking, to try to change a boss behavior and maybe to get out, if you can.
Technicians pets can help reduce burnout
November 06, 2019
Your own animals at home can be a tremendous support in so many ways to make sure you stay happy and healthy in your veterinary career. Just dont ignore the warning signs of burnout if you see them.
Tips for introducing new pets to a household
October 07, 2019
A pets sudden introduction to a household with other animals or kids can be rough on veterinary clients. Do you need to brush up on your advice for introducing new cats and dogs? These are some basic steps and thoughts that will help any new owner of a puppy, kitten or other new pet.
New-pet adopter missteps and handouts to help
October 07, 2019
Three veterinarians share common missteps they see owners of new puppies and kittens make in the first month. (Plus, some client education resources to help!)
No nervous breakdownstips for keeping puppies from driving veterinary clients crazy
August 24, 2019
Veterinary behaviorist Wayne Hunthausen, DVM, shared tricks for setting puppies up for success with their new owners at Fetch dvm360 conference in Kansas City.
News wrap-up: This week’s headlines, plus Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine presents Temple Grandin, PhD, MS, with an honorary degree
Can our Pride panel answer these LGBTQ+ trivia questions?
Creating inclusive spaces for the LGBTQ+ community in vet med
Happy Pride Month, Hill's launches Prescription Diet ONC Care, and more