Sep
1
2018
Hypertension is a common clinical problem in aged cats and most often develops secondary to other diseases, such as chronic kidney disease (CKD) and hyperthyroidism, and is classified as secondary hypertension. In about 20% of cases, however, no specific disease is identified, and the condition is referred to as idiopathic hypertension. ...more
Sep
1
2018
Adding or updating containment space? The following guide can assist with initial decisions when buying kennels and provides the advantages of different run configurations available in the market. ...more
Aug
28
2018
J. Scott Weese, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM, provides insight into the emergence of infectious diseases and their impact on animals and humans. He reminds us that our ability to identify new viruses currently outpaces the ability to interpret the relevance of these discoveries. ...more
Aug
14
2018
In this edition of the monthly update, DVM Management discusses some mid-year tax planning strategies, including: checking your payroll withholding, tips on the pass-through business deduction, small business tips, offers in compromise steps ...more
Aug
7
2018
Research shows that pet owners rely heavily on the internet to help them evaluate and choose veterinary care providers. Every practice needs an effective web presence if they want to attract and keep clients. But first you need the tools and know-how to build it. ...more
Aug
1
2018
It’s time to fight both parasites involved in the heartworm lifecycle—and that means fighting the vector as well as the disease.It’s time to hold the mosquito accountable for the transmission of heartworm disease. It’s time for Double Defense. ...more
Jul
17
2018
Sometimes what one person says, is not what another person hears. Be sure to close this communication gap in your practice and learn how to communicate the importance of preventive healthcare in a way that both motivates the client and is easy to understand. ...more
Jul
10
2018
Dogs older than 10 years and cats older than 14 years are considered geriatric, not senior, according to Mary Gardner, DVM: “Geriatric pets do not have the same issues as senior pets and need to be treated differently. Educating clients and providing useful tips helps the pet and family members, who usually are frustrated and scared of what lies ahead.”...more
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