All life forms appear to have a central inner drive — a soul, a balance of yin and yang or one of many other concepts that are more than this publication, I am sure, wants to address. This is not about religion.
The following tip is brought to you by a member of the Veterinary Leadership Group (VLG), a group of 20 management-savvy practitioners and hospital managers from across the country who meet twice a year to discuss business improvement, personal growth and social development issues for their practices.
Most veterinary hospitals recommend geriatric pets receive once (or twice) yearly evaluations including an examination and blood testing. According to Dr. Bonnie Lefbom of Chesapeake Veterinary Cardiology Associates in Vienna, Va. that evaluation should also include a blood pressure measurement.
As veterinary practitioners, we know that new and unanticipated challenges face us in a world of accelerating change and technological development. The media and particularly the Internet have altered both the level of information available to us and the level of expectations of our clientele.
The next five years will be remembered by the survivors as a time of chaos; a time of reordered priorities and a time of major adjustment. I'm sure that Nostradamus said something or other about this event.