Saturday, May 12 is National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day, a day set aside to raise awareness about the importance of planning for pets’ safety before disaster strikes. This story of one AAHA-accredited hospital employee’s work as an animal disaster first responder originally appeared in the January 2016 issue of Trends magazine. When animal disaster strikes, the team at AAHA-accredited Metzler Veterinary Hospital in Clearwater, Florida, is ready to roll—and Judy Baum drives the semi.
Each month in NEWStat , we highlight an article from the upcoming issue of Trends magazine. As pet parasite problems pop up all over, experts suggest that everyone needs to up their game on what’s happening. But what is happening? Is global warming the cause? Global temperatures in 2018 were “only” 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean.
If the phrase “culture of heroes” (not to mention “apple pancakes” and “Mr. Delicious”) mean nothing to you, chances are you missed keynote speaker Kevin Brown, at AAHA Nashville 2017. Fortunately, you’ve got another chance: Based on overwhelming positive feedback from this popular session, AAHA is excited to have Brown back to deliver the keynote on the final day of Connexity 2018.
Each month in NEWStat , we highlight an article from the upcoming issue of Trends magazine. Although telehealth and virtual care are now on clients’ radar, and in the veterinarian’s toolbox, the key is to get clients to actually take advantage of these services and allow practices to care for their pets in this “new normal.”
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.
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.