Infectious diseases, both common and rare, on the rise
“Pain jeopardizes the human-animal bond,” says Ralph Harvey, DVM, MS, DACVA. “[It] jeopardizes everything [veterinarians] seek to achieve.” September is Animal Pain Awareness Month, and Harvey talked to NEWStat about the importance of pain management in strengthening the human-animal bond, and offered a great tip on how front office staff can help.
In today’s world, delaying travel isn’t always possible for heartworm-positive dogs, especially for rescue dogs in need of rehoming. Here's how to make it easier.
If your practice is seeing a drop-off in routine visits from clients, you are not alone. Practices from across the country report that routine care such as wellness exams and vaccinations seem to be declining due to the economy. Practices that are seeing this phenomenon are coping with it in different ways, but some common threads are staff training, client education and making sure clients feel that the hospital’s services are valuable.
Emerging Shelter Specialty Offers Informational Resources and Expanded Career Pathways for Veterinar
Speaker Dispels Myths, Legends, Informs Technicians About Socialization Classes
During the 2013 AVMA Annual Convention in Chicago, Partners for Healthy Pets (PHP) revealed its ambitious public information campaign to help veterinarians communicate the value of preventive care to pet owners, which will result in increased annual checkups and overall healthier pets.
Veterinary Professionals Express Increased Interest in Mediation As An Alternative to Litigation
Veterinarians Encouraged to Revisit Zoonotic Disease Prevention with Clients
The age at which large-breed dogs are spayed or neutered has become a hot topic with regard to obesity and nontraumatic orthopedic injuries, and a new study published July 17 in the journal PLOS ONE and based on data from the Morris Animal Foundation Golden Retriever Lifetime Study provides more information for veterinarians.