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Saturday, July 4, 2020
Feline enteric coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis virus – a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde story

Feline enteric coronavirus and feline infectious peritonitis virus – a Dr. Jekyll and Mr....

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, learn how research on feline infectious peritonitis virus could help fight coronavirus infections in people. As the COVID-19...
The TCVM approach to treating geriatric patients

The TCVM approach to treating geriatric patients

When treating geriatric patients, TCVM can help diagnose and alleviate pain, while also restoring the animal's quality of life. As a veterinarian, I find that...
Does the coronavirus mean your patients need masks?

Does the coronavirus mean your patients need masks?

Is COVID-19 transmittable between humans and animals? Are masks necessary? We explore precautions  your clinic should be taking We’ve heard multiple reports that companion animals...
The 'other' cannabinoid: does THC have a role in veterinary medicine

The ‘other’ cannabinoid. Does THC have a role in veterinary medicine?

Exploring questions surrounding THC (trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the “other” cannabinoid, its safety, legality and place in the veterinary field. In the last issue, we looked at veterinary...
Fear Free™ approach to pain management in companion animals

Fear Free ™ approach to pain management in companion animals

The veterinarian developed Fear Free ™ approach for pain management is a way to improve outcomes and create a rewarding therapeutic experience. Fear, pain, anxiety...
COVID-19: Safe practice advice for veterinary clinics

COVID-19: Safe practice advice for veterinary clinics

Veterinarians are on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Heed to this advice to safely practice in a clinic setting. Veterinarians are on...
Comfort in furry companions

New survey highlights pets as sources of comfort

A new survey shows that pets are a source of comfort during COVID-19 self-isolation, however, there are concerns of pet infection. A new national...
Essential oils to treat severe feline oral and tissue trauma

Essential oils to treat severe feline oral and tissue trauma

This case study explores how integrating a variety of essential oils into a treatment plan for a young DSH female cat with severe oral...
Communication: the key to implementing massage therapy treatment

Communication: the key to implementing massage therapy treatment

How communication between veterinarians and a canine (and feline) massage therapist (CCMT or CFMT) can ensure a safe treatment plan for your clients. Massage therapy...
Acupuncture and analgesia in veterinary medicine

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...