News briefs from across the industry and beyond. This month’s articles include: Vet med applicant pool data shows changes, testing a new use for shockwave therapy, parasite vaccine inventor honored, new student AVMA president, bias in veterinary school admission processes, FDA dashboards, new treatment for feline kidney disease, and first veterinary 3D laparoscopic adrenalectomy.
Using custom orthotics to treat a golden retriever with a CCL tear.
Despite the challenges of the pandemic, BlackDVM Network, an online community created to empower Black veterinary professionals, has continued to grow and thrive.
Dr. Stacee Santi, veterinarian and founder of Vet2Pet, says part of the reason we're so tired is that we find ourselves "having to go on a bunch of first dates all the time." She thinks the right tech, used the right way, can get us closer to our ideal client - and our ideal day in practice.
So, you just used the AAHA Canine Life Stage Calculator to determine that your dog is in the senior stage of life. Knowing your dog’s life stage helps you provide a lifetime of optimal care.
So, you just used the AAHA Canine Life Stage Calculator to determine that your dog is in the mature adult stage of life. Congrats! Knowing your dog’s life stage helps you provide a lifetime of optimal care.
Four of the most inspiring voices in vet med talk to Central Line: The AAHA Podcast about what it really means to “be positive” and take a team approach to wellbeing.
Wandering around the exhibit hall of any major veterinary conference, you may see a variety of colorful machines promising to make anesthesia safer for your patients. Often clinicians and practice owners will ask themselves: “Which anesthesia monitor is the best investment for my clinic?”
Credentialled technicians are notoriously underutilized in most practices. All-star technicians Stephen Cital and Tasha McNerney offer tips on actions that practices can take to improve collaboration between technicians and veterinarians.
In the Vet Teams IRL series, we meet Jessica Knauber, CVT, a veterinary technician and supervisor at Powers Emergency and Specialty Veterinary Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado.