Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Canine

Behavioral changes resulting from microbiome restoration

The potential of Microbiome Restorative Therapy (MBRT) to positively affect behavior in companion animals.  Evidence supporting the critical role of a well-functioning microbiome in the...

Feline

Do cats with chronic kidney disease need gastric acid suppression?

Gastrointestinal protectant use is ubiquitous in veterinary medicine. But is it always necessary? Learn more about new concepts regarding the use of gastric acid...

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats – a silent killer

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) often goes undiagnosed until a cat is in heart failure. Understanding HCM can help early disease detection and client education. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy...

Equine

Equine skin disease

A complementary medical approach for 5 common skin conditions in horses. Veterinary clients and conventional practitioners often think of the horse’s skin as easy to...

Innovative Practice

Inflammation, depression and the role of detoxification

Stress linked to chronic inflammation can cause depression. Explore this connection and ways to improve your quality of life both on and off the...

Work-life balance: not the only answers for veterinarians

When taking steps to maintain your mental health and energy levels as a busy veterinary practitioner, you need to do more than achieve work-life...

Essential oils in your practice

Effective modern tools with ancient origins, essential oils are an accessible starting point for adding integrative modalities to veterinary practice Essential oils and aromatic therapy...

An innovative approach to separation anxiety in dogs

How using a Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer (CSAT) in your practice can help you successfully alleviate this common canine behavior problem. Statistics tell us...

Tech Talk

Integrative training for technicians

Credentialed veterinary technicians are in short supply. Integrative training helps empower vet techs and strengthens the field overall. Technicians are leaving the veterinary field in...

Preventing injuries in canine athletes

Many dogs engage in regular physical activity and can be considered athletes even when not competing or on active duty. Here’s how to help...

Pet insurance for holistic and integrative practices

Find out how pet health insurance helps clients and patients while benefiting the veterinary practice. As a veterinarian, I always believed that if I...

Maximizing the role of veterinary technicians in integrative practice

Technicians are vital for creating more effective and efficient use of DVM time, and in reducing expenses by managing inventory, improving profits, and improving...