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An update on heartworm disease and HARD in cats

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 30, 2018

Dr. Ray Dillon shares why this ‘juvenile delinquent’ form of heartworm disease causes so much trouble in feline veterinary patients.

Cats, claws and commentaries

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 01, 2018

It’s easy to forget to be thoughtful in the noise of this debate.

Veterinarian killed in plane crash during Fetch dvm360

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 16, 2017

Dr. Mike Zareski and another passenger unable to escape light craft after it hits private home in San Diego County.

Researchers make breakthrough in feline infectious peritonitis trial

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 13, 2017

The study, funded by Morris Animal Foundation, saw patients go into remission after antiviral treatment.

Commentary: It’s time for veterinarians to stop mutilating cats’ feet

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 02, 2017

Declawing is a barbaric procedure that violates bioethical principles and sets feline patients on a path to chronic maladaptive pain.

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3 updates in feline anesthesia and analgesia

VETERINARY MEDICINE

By Sheilah A. Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS

Veterinary medicine has come a long way in caring for its purring patients recently, including new drugs and a different approach to fluid therapy.

One thing you're getting wrong in feline thoracic imaging

VETERINARY MEDICINE

By Rachel Pollard, DVM, PhD, DACVR

According to Dr. Pollard, a radiograph alone won't give you the answer you're looking for when you suspect a veterinary patient's heart is abnormal.

Meet the needs of hospitalized feline patients

VETERINARY MEDICINE

By Sheilah A. Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DACVA, DECVA, CVA, MRCVS

Stress. How much are you focusing on this one of the five basic freedoms for cats in your care?

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On the fence about embracing the AAFP's Cat Friendly Practice Program?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 16, 2018

The results of a recent survey show how veterinary practices that have been there, done cat, have reaped benefits.

Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Diabetes mellitus

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 15, 2018

Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients.

3 updates in feline anesthesia and analgesia

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 12, 2018

Veterinary medicine has come a long way in caring for its purring patients recently, including new drugs and a different approach to fluid therapy.

Can you catch the signs of flea allergy dermatitis?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 05, 2018

Allergies are likely an abundant aggravation in your veterinary patients. Here's how to figure out if fleas might be at fault.

Client handout: Don’t use your dog’s flea and tick medication on your cat!

VETTED - Jan 31, 2018

Sharing isn’t always caring—especially when it can harm your patients that purr. Educate your veterinary clients on the dangers posed by permethrin with this free handout.

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Why one expert thinks your average transaction needs to go down

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 22, 2018

The metric you should be measuring is client spend per year, says veterinary analyst John Volk—and it's likely to be higher if you ease the sticker shock.

2018 VMX: Fun (mostly) nonclinical products

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 22, 2018

We poked around the big exhibit hall in Orlando, and here are a few new (or new to us) products that jumped out at us. #ICYMI

No filter: Open letters to the self-branded ‘b’-word

VETTED - Feb 16, 2018

To the women in the veterinary profession who’ve been led to believe they’re bitches for being assertive: It’s time to change that.

When vet techs attack

FIRSTLINE - Feb 08, 2018

Dealing with a pack mentality is not what I signed up for when I entered the veterinary technology profession.

Posts and tweets on client payment options

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 08, 2018

Nobody in veterinary practice likes to talk about money, but everyone needs to. Would it help if you educated veterinary clients early about the kinds of options that most excite you and your team, whether pet insurance, payment options or preventive-care plans?