Oct
18
2018
Randy Hall is the founder of Aspire, which offers online leadership and management courses designed to help create a thriving practice culture. Aspire is a proud partner of AAHA’s Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative. The initiative helps veterinary teams create a work environment that fosters overall wellbeing. You can learn more about Aspire and AAHA’s Healthy Workplace Culture Initiative by visiting aaha.org/culture. ...more
Oct
17
2018
Coming home at the end of a rough day to be greeted joyously at the door by your dog is one of life’s great joys. And the more he jumps for joy at the sight of you, the better it feels. But it might not feel so good to him.The happier your dog is to see you after you’ve been away for a while, the more likely it is that he may suffer from some degree of separation anxiety. ...more
Oct
16
2018
Delivering veterinary services to cats is a different breed of care. And while some practices are exclusively dedicated to the care of cats, others would like to develop an increased focus on feline healthcare. Partners of Healthy pets (PHP) has free resources to help both. ...more
Oct
15
2018
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), has proclaimed October 14–20, 2018, to be National Veterinary Technician Week (NVTW). This annual event recognizes veterinary technicians for their contributions in pet healthcare. AAHA and Zoetis Petcare recognize that no one becomes a veterinary technician by accident. It's a calling that only a select few can answer. ...more
Oct
15
2018
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA), has proclaimed October 14–20, 2018, to be National Veterinary Technician Week (NVTW). This annual event recognizes veterinary technicians for their contributions in pet healthcare. This year, Hill’s Pet Nutrition is sponsoring the week-long celebration. ...more
Oct
11
2018
This week: Veterinarians treat bees, a dog who lost her limbs helps human amputees, and rat-catching cats are a contradiction in terms. ...more
Oct
10
2018
Dogs can be kid magnets. So bringing therapy dogs in to a hospital to cheer up sick kids seems like a great idea. But sick kids with weakened immune systems can be superbug magnets. And bringing an outwardly healthy therapy dog who might be carrying antibiotic-resistant bacteria into a children’s cancer ward can suddenly seem like a really bad idea. ...more
Oct
9
2018
The team at Catnip delivers common sense about feline nutrition websites and feline sites. They suggest eight questions to use to determine if a site is reputable and its information legitimate. They have also generated a list of the best of the best websites for nutrition information. ...more
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