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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Dec 27, 2017
States have begun legalizing medical marijuana for human patients—will pets see the benefits as well?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 04, 2017
When working with owners of very ill pets, your greatest value may not be in the medical arena. Supporting caregivers through education, communication and these other real-world tips can make this trying time easier for owners, your staff and, of course, the pet.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 04, 2017
Its results seem intuitive, but this study sought to scientifically measure the toll that caring for a pet with a chronic or terminal illness takes on an owner. What researchers found could alter the way your veterinary team interacts with clients in such cases.
 
VETTED: Nov 10, 2017
Old age isn't a disease. Let your veterinary clients' own aging dog help them see cognitive, pain and joint issues that can be helped.
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VETTED: Nov 02, 2017
Get a few episodes of the classic sitcom on DVD and get reinspired to help veterinary clients with senior pets that deserve a healthy, comfortable life as mature, senior and geriatric cats and dogs.
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VETTED: Oct 30, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
You want to be the health authority pet owners turn to for nutraceutical recommendations and questions. Because if you aren’t, the GNC salesperson will be.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 25, 2017
Play and activity in pets may stave off cognitive decline and improve cognition in those already starting to slope downward.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 24, 2017
Canine hip dysplasia and the secondary arthritis it causes can be a tricky treatment to navigate. Here’s an in-depth look at what to do when your veterinary patient’s hips swing like Marilyn Monroe.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Oct 20, 2017
For starters, it can make you a veterinary detective/fortune teller/superhero who practices better medicine while making more money.
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FIRSTLINE: Oct 13, 2017
Technicians—doctors need your help in detecting osteoarthritis in your veterinary patients. Here’s how to become an OA advocate in your clinic.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2017
This Leadership Challenge highlights the poignant end of a pet’s life.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 13, 2017
Every dying pet deserves a plan. Consider these inspiring case studies and tips that illustrate the power you have in veterinary medicine to help pets live longer—with a better quality of life—for days, week or months on their path to a peaceful death.
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VETTED: Jul 12, 2017
Here are the most common conditions Lap of Love hospice veterinarians see in their mobile euthanasia practice—and pointers on how to ease clients and patients down this difficult path.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 10, 2017
Pet owners need hospice and euthanasia help in your patients’ rough moments. Brush up on your client communication and manage these exam room and home encounters right.