One of our favorite exotic vet sits down to talk with us about her new book, the big pet-killing mystery she solved, and explain why it's awesome—and sometimes nerve-racking—for cat and dog vets to treat exotics. (Bonus tip: Oral penicillin kills rabbits, folks. Beware!)
Veterinarians don't have "the magic bullet" yet to arrest or reverse degenerative joint disease in pets, so pain practitioner Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, says patients need, not just initial visits, but regular reassessment at their neighborhood veterinary hospital.
Bone is pretty amazing tissue—constraining and directing the forces of muscle, and adapting under heavy loads. So, can you apply that metaphor to your client communication? Veterinary surgeon Dr. David Dycus explains how poor communication led to one super smelly cat, and offers tips getting clients to follow your fracture management recommendations.
You might wonder what a veterinary podcast is doing interviewing an architect. But Heather Lewis, partner at Animal Arts, a firm in Boulder, Colorado, is no ordinary architect—she's also a devoted advocate of minimizing pets' stress and anxiety during their veterinary visits. And she's got a lot to tell you!
We talk to the force behind veterinary medicine's most powerful human interest project yet (and yes, you read that right). Meet the Vet Confessionals Project founder and find out how the project grew into a nationwide phenomenon.
We've long admired Dr. Radosta's no-nonsense take on pets' behavior problems. What we didn't expect was to be so utterly captivated by her outlook on parenting, veterinary life and animal welfare. This interview is a thing of beauty. Do yourself a favor and listen.