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Royal Canin, feline associations partner to promote “Take your cat to the vet day”

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 19, 2016

The company will donate cat food to shelters for each pledge to schedule a veterinary visit.

Virginia Tech and VCA research studies could help hyperthyroid cats

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 04, 2016

Veterinarians hope their clinical research will address major gaps in forms of treatment.

DVMs encouraged to fight for ferals Oct. 16

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 21, 2016

National Feral Cat Day is only possible with the help of veterinarians and veterinary technicians helping community cats and trap-neuter-return programs nationwide, according to Alley Cat Allies.

NJ politician introduces statewide declaw ban

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 06, 2016

Mirroring legislation in Hawaii and New York, this New Jersey bill would make declaw procedures a crime under animal cruelty law.

Love means licking

VETTED - Jul 06, 2016

We wouldn’t tell you to make room on your veterinary reception desk for a standup display of LICKI Brushes in 2017. But we also wouldn’t not.

Feline videos

3 reasons cat owners say "no" to dental procedures

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

By Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM

And ... we wouldn't leave you hanging just with the problems! Here's advice to tackle this trio of Dr. Karen Felsted-identified roadblocks at your veterinary practice in this new video from CVC.

3 wonderful trends in veterinary anesthesia

DVM360 MAGAZINE

By Ralph C. Harvey, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVA

An anesthesiologist shares his excitement about trends in anesthesia, sedation and calming medications for cats and dogs.

Cat pain management: Speak strong, think volume

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

By Karen E. Felsted, CPA, MS, DVM, CVPM

Manage cats' pain so they can take over the Internet. Err, wait. So they can continue to rule the web in their iron claws. Eh, just watch the video.

Feline medicine

Veterinary behaviorist enthusiasts, do you want film?

VETTED - Aug 31, 2016

Pet cams like the Petcube Camera are spilling onto the pet retail market, giving pet owners a chance to see and even interact with their cats, dogs and whatever away from home. So ... silly gimmick or future tool for diagnosing at-home behavior problems? You decide.

Why fear can be such a pain in cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 29, 2016

Dr. Robin Downing explores the link between fear and pain in your feline veterinary patients.

Navigating a quick fix: Updated guidelines for spay-neuter programs

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 29, 2016

These new and improved guidelines will help shelter veterinarians and non-shelter veterinarians alike.

Stranger danger: Managing stranger-directed aggression in cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 27, 2016

E’Lise Christensen, DVM, DACVB, offers solutions to help clients and keep cats in the home.

Royal Canin, feline associations partner to promote “Take your cat to the vet day”

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 19, 2016

The company will donate cat food to shelters for each pledge to schedule a veterinary visit.

Feline practice management

The 4 cardinal virtues of implementing change in veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 27, 2016

Handling the chaos created by change within a veterinary clinic is something that requires virtue, and Shawn McVey tells it on the mountain to practice managers at CVC Kansas City.

Feisty felines: Bringing up the behaviorally challenging kitten

FIRSTLINE - Aug 20, 2016

Here's a quick look at why you should talk to cat owners about kitten behavior.

Are you seeing all of her cats? REALLY?

FIRSTLINE - Aug 15, 2016

Help more kitties get the healthcare they need with this checklist to make it easier to get kitties to your practice.

Cats matter: The feline care toolkit

dvm360.com - Aug 05, 2016

Cats deserve excellent (and consistent!) veterinary care. Help clients see the light and use these tools to find your way (with and educational grant provided by Zoetis).

Careful what you post

VETTED - Aug 01, 2016

Marketing you, your veterinary practice and your good deeds should not include candid snaps of your less-than-perfect surgical protocols. (Isn't that what got Dr. Pol in trouble?)