Thursday, February 27, 2020

Canine

4 integrative technological approaches to pain

From low-level light therapy to hyperbaric oxygen therapy, technological advances in pain management for animal patients are a boon to veterinary practice. Today’s veterinary...

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...

CBD for cats and dogs

A look at endocannabinoid support and the tricky therapeutic and regulatory landscape of using CBD for pets. The cannabidiol (CBD) craze is in full swing...

Equine

Equine metabolic syndrome

Cases of equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) are on the rise, and research sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation is helping to unravel the complexities of...

Innovative Practice

Essential oil use for professional self care

Essential oil uses for self care is a time-honored modality for healing our patients that can also be utilized to heal ourselves. Too often, I...

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...

Ergonomics in veterinary medicine

Ergonomics, the science and study of work, can teach us how to apply this information to optimize human well-being and overall work system performance. Ergonomics...

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...

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...