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Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Veterinarian, author Becker to headline CVC San Diego this week

November 4, 2010

San Diego -- Dr. Marty Becker takes the stage tomorrow to deliver a keynote address for CVC San Diego.

Source: CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Pharmaceutical compounding: who's following the rules? (Proceedings)

November 1, 2010

Veterinarians are faced daily with the therapeutic challenge of treating species and conditions for which no approved drug exists. Other challenges include the differing needs of patients that have species-specific requirements, as well as individual needs for palatability and formulation.

Source: FIRSTLINE

New body scoring system accounts for portly pets

October 28, 2010

The body fat index expands on the current body condition score.

Source: FIRSTLINE

Earn a humane leadership bachelor's degree online

August 24, 2010

Online program offers veterinary team members bachelor's degree in animal advocacy and shelter management.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Exotic animal practice tips (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Do not aggressively palpate females with distended coeloms or over-restrain for procedures (preovulatory stasis, egg bound, egg yolk peritonitis).

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

What every technician should know about flea control (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Be familiar with the flea life cycle and where the stages live. Things you may not know:

Source: FIRSTLINE

Veterinary CE: A look at learning in 2010

August 1, 2010

Across the country, team members are finding ways to gain skills and earn certifications. Are you keeping up with your peers?

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

How to get the most from the feline physical examination – Lessons learned from cats (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Cats are masters at hiding illness, so that clinicians must become expert at uncovering illness with a thorough medical history and feline-specific physical examination. Obtaining a medical history is easier than ever in today's electronic world. Clinicians can take advantage of multimedia tools to collect information, ranging from an email containing a basic signalment to videos of a particular behavior.

Source: CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS

Zoonoses: How real is the threat? (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

In the language of law (at least in the US), the term "zoonoses" has not been defined. In medical terms, it refers to "infectious diseases shared by animals and humans." Of particular importance in both human and veterinary medicine are those zoonoses known to be transmitted directly from animals (vertebrates) to humans.

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