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Feline news

Six euthanasia trends you didn’t know about

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2018

Pets are family, and whether you’re walking a veterinary client through their first euthanasia or their fifth, these are the most important things to keep in mind.

Veterinarians perform Purdue's first-ever hip replacement on a cat

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 24, 2018

Two-year-old Bengal cat named Fridgey is recovering well.

Commentary: Early feline spay is the best way

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 09, 2018

According to this reader, not only is this better for the cat, but your veterinary client retention rates become healthy and strong as well.

dvm360 product report: Transdermal mirtazapine, equine flu vaccines and more

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 08, 2018

Here’s our regular roundup of new and noteworthy veterinary products.

ASPCA sees rise in health insurance for kittens

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 31, 2018

Cat and kitten enrollment for ASPCA pet health insurance has increased 62 percent in four years, with feline veterinary services growing as well.

Feline videos

BNP testing in cats with suspected cardiomyopathy


By Bonnie Lefbom

This modality provides "a great window" into the search for heart disease, says Dr. Bonnie Lefbom.

Veterinarians: Ease cats' stress in critical situations


By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

"Work with the cat as opposed to against the cat," this veterinary specialist says.

Update on elimination outside the litter box


By John Ciribassi, DVM, DACVB

Marking behavior isn't the problem it once was, says veterinary specialist.

Feline medicine

What should veterinary clients do with all those sharps?

VETTED - Oct 02, 2018

Help your clients keep out of a sticky situation when they have a pet that needs injections by advising them of proper disposal technique.

How to make a great impression (smear)

VETTED - Sep 14, 2018

When it comes to diagnosing that crusty veterinary patient with otitis, Dr. Laura Wilson says you’re gonna need to put your best cytology slide forward.

The cardiology toolkit

dvm360.com - Sep 11, 2018

Let's get to the heart of the matter: Veterinary teams need the most up-to-date information on diagnostics and communication techniques to protect pets' delicate hearts. This toolkit provides the resources you need. (With an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim)

How to make sub-Q fluids pain free for all

FIRSTLINE - Sep 07, 2018

Time to switch your scrub cap out for your teaching cap. Here’s an in-depth look at how to talk your veterinary clients through at-home administration of subcutaneous fluids.

BNP testing in cats with suspected cardiomyopathy


This modality provides "a great window" into the search for heart disease, says Dr. Bonnie Lefbom.

Feline practice management

5 problems with inventory—and how to solve them

VETTED - Oct 17, 2018

Let’s get back to basics—with some advanced technology tips—to manage your veterinary practice inventory to cut costs, increase revenue and better serve more patients and clients.

Strategies to help clients pay for veterinary care

FIRSTLINE - Oct 16, 2018

Life happens, and it’s rife with accidents (which cost money). How can we help clients cover the costs of veterinary care so they can take care of their pets while we still cover our bottom line?

Ask Katie: Is inventory eating too much of my revenue pie?

FIRSTLINE - Sep 29, 2018

A bitter problem, but a sweet solution! If you’re managing hospital inventory costs and you need a solid benchmark to use, consider COGS.

Ask Katie: The building blocks of team building

FIRSTLINE - Sep 12, 2018

Where’s the jumping-off point for jumping into veterinary team building activities? Here are a few of my favorite resources.

Ask Katie: So, wellness plans … well?

FIRSTLINE - Sep 12, 2018

Give it to me straight, says one reader. Are veterinary wellness plans worth the time?