Sunday, May 26, 2019

Canine

Fighting glaucoma with natural neuroprotection

Nutraceutical antioxidant therapy shows promise in protecting the optic nerve and retina. The eye is a unique organ because it is constantly exposed to light...

Feline

Stem cell therapy for FCGS

Major research projects have been exploring the use of adipose-sourced stem cells in the treatment of FCGS — a debilitating feline disease. A promising area...

Guided bone regeneration (GBR) in the treatment of cat stomatitis

This treatment alternative completely and permanently reverses the oral inflammation and pain evidenced in feline stomatitis patients. Animal dentists have been investigating feline stomatitis for...

Equine

Acupuncture for performance horses

Acupuncture helps keep performance horses in top condition by creating analgesia, decreasing the risk of ileus, helping to prevent injuries, and much more.  According...

Innovative Practice

Incorporating holistic modalities into conventional practice

Tips and ideas for introducing holistic modalities in a traditional veterinary practice setting. For many years, I have practiced at a conventional, mixed, multi-doctor practice...

Integrative rehab in a veterinary teaching hospital

When it comes to integrative rehab, a teaching hospital offers many benefits, including a collaboration between services, access to specialized equipment, research opportunities, and...

A successful and healthy veterinary practice using an indigenous healers’ approach

How integrating the idea of Shamanism into veterinary practice addresses the emotional and spiritual aspects of healing. Most of us will agree that the...

Programs and apps that improve your practice

Is technology the answer to providing more detailed care to your clients and patients? New programs and apps that digitize records, notes and follow...

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...