Each month in NEWStat, we highlight an article from the upcoming issue of Trends magazine. The most important thing to know about cannabis in veterinary medicine is that things continue to change. By waiting for a definitive decree from national or state organizations or accepting prior statements as final, veterinarians may find themselves far behind in their knowledge of how cannabis-derived products such as cannabidiol (CBD) affect patients’ lives. Saying nothing may no longer be viable.
Providing morale and motivation boosts can be confusing and overwhelming for any professional, and especially so for busy practice owners and managers who themselves may be in a state of burnout. So we turned to AAHA members to help us sort out some simple tips and gestures that have worked in their practices.
After spending so much time at home with their humans, many pups are in for a surprise when their owners go back to work. Here are some tips on separation anxiety diagnosis, client communication, treatment, management, and more from Valarie V. Tynes, DVM, DACVB, DACAW.