This week: A new veterinary school is coming in the fall, a new Purdue scholarship promotes DE&I, and the top obesity-related pet insurance claims.
In the conclusion to a long-running court battle between a pet-owning couple and a Texas animal shelter, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled that pet owners cannot sue for non-economic damages.
This will help your veterinary team see a more accurate representation of your pet’s blood glucose without the stress of visiting the hospital.
A recent discussion among veterinary professionals and experts, which is currently available on VetFolio (titled: "2016 Pet Professionals Best Practices Consensus Statement"), addressed how pet professional businesses such as kennels, veterinary facilities, doggie daycares, dog walkers, groomers, and training facilities can prevent the spread of infectious diseases, including H3N2.
The cost of prevention is often a fraction of the cost of treating a disease or problem once it has become more advanced. Early diagnosis and treatment of developing problems or diseases can improve the likelihood of successful outcome. The increasing ability to share the risk of pet-care costs offers an advantage to the practice team and pet owner alike.
A back-and-forth battle to determine whether people can sue for the sentimental value of their pets will finally get a definitive decision in the Texas Supreme Court in 2013.
How do we to get more pets out of shelters and into apartments? By making the process easier on everyone involved: pets, renters, and landlords.
On January 18, Tracey Jensen, DVM, co-owner of Wellington Veterinary Clinic, PC, in Wellington, Colo., and AAHA’s president-elect for 2014-2015, was awarded the Veterinarian of the Year Award. Sponsored by pet insurance provider Petplan, the award was announced at the fourth annual Veterinary Awards Dinner, which took place in tandem with the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando, Fla.
Cats have become the most popular pet in the United States, yet statistics about veterinary care for cats remain troubling.1 Although most owners consider their cats to be family members, cats are substantially underserved, compared with dogs.
Checklists help you deliver the same high-quality care to every patient. When clients are asking questions or you are focusing on handling their pet, it’s easy to skip routine steps you’d normally remember. Use this tool to create checklists based on your practice’s protocol.