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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Canine

Acupuncture and analgesia in veterinary medicine

An exploration of how acupuncture to achieve analgesia, an ancient modality, is used to treat a variety of pain levels in animal patients.  Acupuncture is...

Feline

Feeding the indoor cat for health and longevity

As obligate carnivores, feline physiology explains why the diets of indoor cats need to model those of their wilder relatives.  As obligate carnivores, cats require...

Cryosurgery in the veterinary practice

Innovative advances in cryosurgery offer safe and effective treatment options with unlimited potential in the hands of the veterinarian. Canine and feline dermatologic problems make...

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...

What's New

Scientists reveal new theory on hoof disease

Through the use of 3D imaging, the University of Nottingham has uncovered about the cause and future treatment of hoof disease. Using innovative 3D Synchrotron...

What millennials want from their vets

A recent survey revealed key elements that millennials want in a veterinary visit, and how to ensure they remain loyal to a clinic. Millennials...

Obesity linked to gene mutation

The Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study, is leading the pack with innovative research, and recently discovered genes linked to obesity. You have probably...