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Your Veterinary Voice episode 9: Meet Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP

VETTED - Oct 26, 2016

Downing describes her latest research on clinical bioethics and what it means for the veterinary profession—and we nerd out, bigtime.

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.

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

The cat's out of the bag! Dr. Elizabeth Colleran is one cool kitty

VETTED - Nov 30, 2016

This busy feline practitioner keeps her life in balance on the back of a tandem bike.

Greatest hits: The top 10 most-read clinical articles of 2016

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 28, 2016

From image quizzes to journal reviews and updated protocols, here’s what your colleagues couldn’t get enough of this year.

Why aren't you talking about feline heartworms?!

VETTED - Nov 22, 2016

Feline heartworm has been diagnosed in all 50 states, and it was important enough the American Association of Feline Practitioners crafted an entire campaign about it. So why don't veterinary technicians talk about preventive care as much as they could?

Lessons learned about safe, efficient spays and neuters

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 02, 2016

You’ve done these surgeries a million times (slight exaggeration). But you’ll likely glean something new from this veterinary practitioner’s take on the updated spay and neuter guidelines.

Feeding finicky felines: Considerations from a veterinary nutritionist

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 27, 2016

Medical issues, social factors and normal aging can all hamper a cat’s appetite. Here’s what to do when a cat won’t eat.

Feline practice management

Biz Essentials: Stress, burnout and time management

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 30, 2016

Tools, tips and plans to calm down, save your passion for practice and manage the day-to-day craziness of veterinary practice.

Why aren't you talking about feline heartworms?!

VETTED - Nov 22, 2016

Feline heartworm has been diagnosed in all 50 states, and it was important enough the American Association of Feline Practitioners crafted an entire campaign about it. So why don't veterinary technicians talk about preventive care as much as they could?

The garden of our lives

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 22, 2016

You reap what you sow in harvest and orchards ... and in veterinary practice. The same goes for the thoughts you think and the stories you tell yourself about your strong feelings.

3 appealing productivity apps

FIRSTLINE - Nov 17, 2016

Make your day in veterinary practice and life easier. Get your urgent work reminders, big life projects and personal #goals out of your head and into a reminder and task management system.

Level up or it's game over with your millennial clients

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 03, 2016

Dr. Ernie Ward has been paying close attention to the younger generation of pet owners for years. Now he has a few cheat codes (remember those?) to help veterinarians out when it comes to dealing with Gen Y.