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August 2022

Inside AAHA August 2022

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August 2022

Inside AAHA August 2022

AAHA board member Scott Driever, DVM, Discusses the importance of dermatology and its role in connecting with clients. Log in to the AAHA Community to see this year’s finalists in the AAHA-Accredited Practice of the Year Awards.

Notebook: August 2022

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August 2022

Notebook: August 2022

News briefs from across the industry and beyond. This month’s articles include:

  • MSU Surgeons Repair Kitten’s Fracture with Patented Surgical Nail
  • Simple Steps to Increase Energy Efficiency
  • Poodle-Cross Pups and Purebred Parents: By the Numbers

and more!

Feline Pain: Can You Read the Signs?

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August 2022

Feline Pain: Can You Read the Signs?

Cats are truly the underdogs of veterinary medicine. They tend to be noncompliant patients, they are misunderstood, and often keep to themselves. Behavior issues are the feline way of wanting to tell us something. But do we listen?

Acting Now to Preserve Our Future

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August 2022

Acting Now to Preserve Our Future

Antimicrobial resistance is a complex problem caused by a variety of factors, but how and when we use and dispense antibiotics in our veterinary practices plays an important role. If antimicrobial resistance is permitted to continue to develop unchecked, veterinary teams will be faced with the very real possibility that in the near future, antimicrobial drugs needed to treat infections may not be available.

Beyond Closure

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August 2022

Beyond Closure

There is a certain satisfaction that comes with placing that final suture to close your incision and complete the surgical procedure at hand. As the only visual evidence that a surgery has been performed, a surgeon takes great pride in the final appearance of their wound closure.

Using Antimicrobials Responsibly in Dermatology

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August 2022

Using Antimicrobials Responsibly in Dermatology

Veterinarians are all too familiar with the importance of using antimicrobials responsibly. After all, they’re the ones tasked with determining the best course of treatment for an itchy dog with a recurring skin infection that’s become resistant to various antibiotics.

Talking to Clients About Science

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August 2022

Talking to Clients About Science

During a conversation with host Katie Berlin, DVM, for Central Line: The AAHA Podcast, Deborah Thomson, DVM, chair of the World Veterinary  Association’s One Health Education Subgroup, founder of One Health Lessons, and author of The Art of Science Communication, shares what she’s learned through her work as a teacher, clinical veterinarian, and science policy advisor about having productive conversations about science—with all kinds of people.

The Best Investment Your Clinic Can Make

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August 2022

The Best Investment Your Clinic Can Make

Step into any veterinary clinic post-COVID, and you will notice a theme: long wait times, overextended staff, and more patients and appointments than ever before. While we aren’t dealing with the annoyance of curbside as much, we are still trying to wrestle with the sheer increase in patients needing to be seen. In larger cities such as Philadelphia and Boston, the number of patients needing to be seen has increased beyond the demand of staff.

Employee of the Month, August 2022

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August 2022

Employee of the Month, August 2022

Coral Davis, Inventory Manager at Heritage Veterinary Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri, is the August 2022 EOTM Winner!

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