Heather Lewellen, DVM
Dr. Lewellen is Medical Editor for Advanstar Communications.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 24, 2016
Fresh from the 2016 Nestlé Purina Companion Animal Nutrition Summit, a look at what we know about this plant's powers in people and pets.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 12, 2016
Fresh from the 2016 Nestlé Purina Companion Animal Nutrition Summit, let’s look at a few culinary curiosities your veterinary clients might be begging for.
VETTED - May 03, 2016
Temperature, pulse, respiration, pain assessment and nutritional assessment. Face it, assessing nutrition and serving up solid recommendations is vital to keep your veterinary patients healthy—and your "foodie" clients happy.
VETTED - Apr 29, 2016
The words you use to frame the importance of pain control in veterinary patients can make all the difference in their world.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 26, 2016
Fresh from the 2016 Nestle Purina Companion Animal Nutrition Summit: Exploring the impact of fatty acids and probiotics on anxiety in your canine veterinary patients.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 20, 2016
Just like us humans, cats no longer have to live in a guns-at-the-ready world to survive, as in the Old West. Today's cats have it so easy! So easy, their waistlines are exhibiting way too much westward—and eastward, southward and northward—expansion. What can we learn from cats' feral roots?
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 12, 2016
Consider these talking points for veterinary clients who say, "Heck no, GMO!"
VETTED - Mar 30, 2016
Don’t just scrape by with your wound care practices. Here’s the latest on promoting healthy tissue.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 25, 2016
Ticks, man. There are more of them, they’re responsible for more diseases, and they’re now found in more places than ever. Question is, why? And what does Bambi have to do with it? Dr. Michael Dryden (a.k.a. “Dr. Flea”) talks ticks.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 06, 2015
Veterinary Medicine’s Medical Editor Dr. Heather Lewellen shares her own story of compassion fatigue.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 01, 2013
Our medical editor provides her take on the excitement and learning opportunities available at the CVC conferences.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 01, 2013
We've updated the look and feel of our publications to help you help your patients even better.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 01, 2012
Dr. Heather Lewellen reports on how a recent cardiology workshop demonstrated how heart disease and heart failure don't change, but the way we treat and manage them changes constantly.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 01, 2011
Dr. Lewellen recounts her experience with the question of whether to treat or euthanize a pet with a behavior problem.