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FIRSTLINE: Sep 27, 2017
As people, we can anticipate relief for the physical pain we feel. Animals don’t have this luxury. Here’s how to deal with pain coupled with fear, and how pet owners help you heal the hurt.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 20, 2017
When a pet owner says the word V-E-T, a cat hears D-I-E. But you can fix that.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 11, 2017
Dr. Robert Miller says when it comes to working with horses, every offensive move you commit from a horse's point of view needs a preplanned defense on your part.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 31, 2017
Behavior expert Dr. John Ciribassi uses an unlikely analogy to explain the veterinarian’s role in stopping the escalation of aggression in canine veterinary patients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 23, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Consider these solutions to help calm your petrified veterinary patients.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 23, 2017
Your feline patients don't consider themselves predators in your veterinary clinic—they considers themselves the prey. It's time to reframe, not blame.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 21, 2017
Yes, you CAN rehab a cat. Really! It's all about getting them comfortable in the environment.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 16, 2017
If some family members are children, the end of summer can be a sensitive time for pets as their routines switch up drastically. Here's how you can help advise your veterinary clients to make sure their pets transition smoothly.
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VETTED: Aug 08, 2017
Whether a pet has just had a major operation or it has suddenly stopped happily eating whatever drops into its food bowl, Dr. Deborah Linder has a few tricks up her sleeve to help bring that appetite back.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 02, 2017
This cardiologist wants to prove that the intense effects of the fight-or-flight "sympathetic storm" in pets from scary veterinary visits can wear out their hearts before their time.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 25, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Because, c’mon, as veterinary professionals we know cats aren’t just going to outright say those three little words. Here's a handout depicting the telltale signs that a feline friend is giving his human heart-eyes.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 21, 2017
Body language lets you get an early indicator of where the dog is, emotionally, says behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 20, 2017
Behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi says the backyard is no babysitter. Help your veterinary clients see that their dogs need emotional enrichment, not just space to run.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 14, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
From the smallest, most easy-going cat to the biggest, most rambunctious dog—every pet deserves a household that's fun, stimulating and encourages exercise.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 12, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Many cat owners think their full-figured feline freeloaders were made for a life of luxury and ease. Encourage mental and physical exercise with these fast, frugal enrichment ideas.