Jan
1
2019
If a pet insurance discussion isn’t part of your exam routine, it should be. Not only does pet insurance make costly treatments more manageable for clients, but dog owners with pet health insurance spend 29% more annually for veterinary care, and cat owners spend 81% more....more
Dec
25
2018
Pet owners frequently search "are peanuts safe for dogs?" Bottom line, certain types of nuts can cause poisonings, an upset stomach or an obstruction in a dog's gastrointestinal tract which can lead to life-saving ...more
Dec
18
2018
Two years ago, Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) partnered with Vetstreet, a leading provider of veterinary marketing solutions, to develop the Inactive Client Program, a client-centric email reminder program to reengage inactive pet owners. The new program targeted pet owners whose pets had not been seen by a veterinary practice for 14 months or longer. 1,612 practices enrolled. ...more
Dec
11
2018
Catherine Ashe, DVM, explains what drool is and why dogs do it. She also discusses normal and abnormal drool in a format that can be used on social media, in e-newsletters and with clients whose dogs slobber. ...more
Dec
4
2018
Two years ago, Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) partnered with Vetstreet, a leading provider of veterinary marketing solutions, to develop the Inactive Client Program, a client-centric email reminder program to reengage inactive pet owners. The new program targeted pet owners whose pets had not been seen by a veterinary practice for 14 months or longer. ...more
Dec
1
2018
Canine noise aversion and motion sickness are two common conditions that are both underdiagnosed and undertreated. The failure to diagnose and treat these conditions not only impacts the dog’s quality of life but can stress the human animal bond.Noise aversion, a serious medical condition, affects over 1/3 of the dogs in the US. ...more
Dec
1
2018
Since periodontal disease is the most common infectious disease in dogs and cats, affecting 80% of dogs and 70% of cats over 2 years of age,1-3 it is important to address the dental health of your patients with their owners. It is a well-known fact that the effects of dental disease go well beyond halitosis. Some of the consequences of untreated periodontal disease occur locally leading to tooth loss, oronasal fistulas, osteomyelitis, tooth root abscess and pathological fractions....more
Dec
1
2018
Preventive care has always been important to veterinary professionals, but lab work has not been a regular part of the preventive care toolkit. A small number of trailblazing practices have already adopted advanced preventive care screening protocols for pets of all ages, but there is ripe opportunity for many more practices to do the same. ...more
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