News wrap up: This weeks veterinary news, plus tips for educating clients about pruritus


Check out this week's highlights.

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Happy Friday! To celebrate Labor Day weekend, we're delivering the latest (and greatest) veterinary news and hot topics directly to your fingertips.

Here's a look at this week's highlights:

  • In observance of September serving as National Suicide Prevention Month, Carolyn Shadle, MS, PhD, discussed an important resource veterinary professionals can utilize to help support themselves and their colleagues.
  • Veterinary dermatologist Ashley S. Bourgeois, DVM, DACVD, provided 4-steps to take when educating pet owners about pruritus.
  • The American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) have joined forces to call for the immediate end to the ordering, prescribing, or dispensing of ivermectin for the treatment or prevention of COIVD-19 outside of a clinical trial.
  • Here are a few tips and tricks you can incorporate into yearly wellness visits to help identify orthopedic problems early on.
  • Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden announced its partnership with the Woods Holl Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) to assess the benefits of remote infrared thermography when performing noninvasive checkups.
  • If you are considering promoting a new partner at your clinic from within, here are 5 steps to follow to help ease the process of selecting the ideal candidate for the job.

Stay tuned on social media and for more veterinary news.

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