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Thursday, June 4, 2020

Canine

Common health issues for flat-faced dogs

Pugs, shih-tzus, bulldogs, and other flat-faced dogs are more popular than ever, so there’s no time like the present to become more familiar with...

Feline

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

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...

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...

Equine

Using therapeutic grooming for treating chronic back pain in horses

Do you have equine patients with behavioral issues? This could be a sign of chronic back pain, which can lead to a variety 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

Recognizing the signs of Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

Gaining a better understanding of Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS) in dogs is key to advising your clients on best management practices. The selective breeding that...

Smart.Vet: using telehealth to bridge the gap in veterinary patient care

Veterinarians rush to register for clinic-branded telehealth platform that’s up and running in as little as 24 hours. Take that, COVID-19! In the wake of COVID-19,...

Cannabis products and dogs

The veterinary market is inundated with cannabis products, but do they work? A pilot clinical trial looks at this modality's effectiveness for canine pain...