Sunday, January 20, 2019

Canine

Hydrotherapy in canine physical rehab

The role of therapy pools and underwater treadmills in physical rehabilitation, and what to consider when adding these to your facility. Hydrotherapy, or aquatic...

Feline

An integrative approach to chronic kidney disease (CKD) in cats

CKD is a common but manageable condition in feline patients, and responds well to integrative medicine. Herbs and acupuncture are key therapies. Chronic kidney...

Omega fatty acids for dogs and cats

A comprehensive look at Omega fatty acid sources for canine and feline patients, and the pros and cons of each. Omega fatty acids are...

Equine

Osteopathic approach to the equine thorax

There are many reasons why a horse may have restrictions in his thorax. As osteopaths, we know that immobility in one area can certainly...

Innovative Practice

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...

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...

A shared space practice model

It takes time to develop a veterinary practice based on a shared space model, but it has many benefits, including a decrease in overhead...

Tech Talk

Integrative medicine in veterinary curriculum

Many private veterinary practices and some teaching hospitals now offer integrative veterinary medicine modalities as an adjunct to conventional therapies. There’s an increasing interest in...

Herb use in sporting horses

Medicinal herbs can be beneficial to the health of sporting horses, but competition rules and regulations may prohibit their use in some cases. Sporting horses...

The road to integrative healing

Why a renowned veterinarian changed his definition of healing and began incorporating integrative therapies into his practice. When I graduated from Colorado State University School...

Winter lameness in dogs

Injuries sustained by active dogs that play, run or work in winter conditions can be diagnostically challenging. A thorough exam is essential in dealing...