The brain—a dense and intricate collection of neurons and glial cells that controls all things. When tumors invade—even the covering of the brain, the meninges—it seems an especially sinister form of cancer. The team at the University of Tennessee helped extend this dog's life by using the latest information on meningioma management.
... but here are client communication and philosophical tips from CVC educator Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (oncology), for those moments in a veterinary hospital when a pet's age and difficult diagnoses and prognoses come together.
While fielding calls to help save pets from drug-stash ingestion accidents and allergic reactions, the veterinary team at the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center keeps up morale and mood with some harmless tallying.
You want to inspire careful home care and calibrate expectations for the owners of diabetic cats and dogs. And as with many things, it starts with conversations between veterinary team members and pet owners in the exam room ...
2016 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year finalist Amy Jensen was hesitant to invest in cold laser therapy, but the risk is paying off thanks to smart pricing plans and comprehensive marketing (and the fact that it actually works).