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Where is Your Hospital Growing?

December 2018

Wendy S. Meyers, CVJ, shares two goal and growth Strategies you could implement.

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Ignite Your Digital Presence in 2019!

December 2018

Sandra Riehl of Saris Web Design, LLC shares four quick tips to put in place for 2019.

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Physical and Emotional Health: You Can't Have One Without The Other

Novemeber 2018

"Without Fear Free, you can practice good medicine, but not great medicine."

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Approach to the Acutely Vomiting Dog

Novemeber 2018

The veterinarian – whether practicing in general practice, emergency, or in a specialty hospital – is often presented…

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High Level Omega-3

October 2018

An expert overview of the disease and the scientific evidence supporting the use of high level Omega-3

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Tired of Getting Disrupted: 5 Internet-Proof Hacks

October 2018

Over the past 10 years, the internet has fundamentally changed the way we gather information…

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Urinary Disease? Urethral Sphincter Hypotonus…

September 2018

Dog owners find urine soiling to be a seriously frustrating problem. This makes differentiating…

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The Importance of the Customer Experience

September 2018

We recently interviewed Tamar Cohen, Vice President of Customer Experience and Business Innovation for Zoetis…

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Eyeball to Eyeball with Fear, Anxiety, and Stress

August 2018

You've all seen it: The look on the pet owner's face when you tell them their pet will need a course of eye medication.

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Strategic Vaccination Recommendation for Social Dogs

August 2018

In August 2016, experts in infectious disease, vaccinology, and veterinary medicine formed a consensus statement…

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Garden Toxins… Beyond Plants

July 2018

Aside from plants and flowers, gardening items like fertilizers and insecticides can pose their own toxicity risks to curious pets.

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Revised Guidelines for Treatment of Skin Infections

July 2018

Proper Identification, treatment and prevention of skin infections have become a major issue in veterinary health in recent years.

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SNAP! CRACK! BOOM! - The Scary Sounds of Summer For Dogs

July 2018

Helping your dog cope with fireworks, thunderstorms and other loud noises.

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Separation Anxiety: The Second Most Common Canine Behavioral Condition

June 2018

It's personal. Dogs are best friends for a whole lot of us for some really strong reasons.

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Otitis Externa: A Guide to Choosing the Right Therapy

June 2018

As we discussed in a previous article, otitis externa is a frequent presenting complaint requiring…

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Otitis Externa - A Complete Approach

May 2018

When performing cytology, the primary concern…

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Spring Poisons Dangerous to Pets!

May 2018

Ah, Spring is here! With it comes certain seasonal toxins…

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Pets and Pot: You may think it's legal but it's… not?

April 2018

This is the second article of a two-part series focused on the increased…

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Itching causes more than scratching: Pain and anxiety…

April 2018

Have you ever had poison oak or ivy, or any type of terrible allergic rash…

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SHAMPOO SIMPLIFIED

April 2018

Simplifying the shampoo shelf can seem daunting. Many staple products have disappeared…

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PETS AND POT: POISONING CASES…

March2018

Presently, all but four states allow for some type of marijuana use--medical and…

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It Pays to Test: Why Your Dog Needs…

March 2018

…your pets need year-round prevention to keep them free of deadly heartworms and…

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Chocolate Poisoning: Pet Owner Handout

February 2018

Valentine's Day is here! So, what does that mean? What if your dog gets into…

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Leveraging Dental Health Awareness…

February 2018

The good news about spreading awareness of pet dental healthcare is…

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Can you outpatient parvovirus patients?

January 2018

Without treatment, CPV can be life threatening due to severe fluid losses and …

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How to Stop Veterinary Medicine Being Swept …

January 2018

Let's take a stroll down memory lane for us Baby Boomer…

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Don't Give Pet Owners a Valid Reason for Leaving…

December 2017

It wouldn't be hyperbole to say every single veterinary practice thinks…

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Veterinary Generics Quiz. Sponsored by Norbrook

December 2017

Think you know all there is to know about FDA-approved veterinary generic drugs?

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What "Ham & Eggs" Has to do With Midwest Veterinary Supply - by Marty Becker

December 2017

When it comes to Fear Free, Midwest Veterinary Supply and its top-shelf reps are committed……

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Canine Influenza- By Jarod Hanson

November 2017

Influenza viruses are most likely to infect large groups of animals during the winter months…

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The Top 10 Misconceptions About Fear Free

November 2017

I asked some of the top Fear Free practitioners to join me in sharing our top ten Fear Free…

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Fear Can Be a Pain - By Marty Becker

October 2017

Fear and pain are inextricably linked for pets. So much of what veterinarians do…

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Osteoarthritis In Dogs -Multi-Modal Approach

October 2017

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic musculoskeletal disease of dogs…

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Fear Free Morphed From a Single Shot to a Gatling Gun of…

September 2017

Chances are you've read or heard how the Fear Free movement was ignited…

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3 Steps to Improve Senior Cat Care

September 2017

Your team knows which medical services a 12-week-old kitten needs…

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With Fear Free, Listen to Your Heart and Your Head

August 2017

If you're a veterinarian, you did well in school. I know this because if you didn't…

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Awww-CHOO! Managing Feline Herpes Viru

August 2017

It's not surprising that red eyes are common this time of year, considering…

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Those Angry Eyes…

August 2017

It's not surprising that red eyes are common this time of year, considering…

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Getting Honest about Fear, Anxiety, and Stress in…

July 2017

We started the Fear Free veterinary movement because it was the right thing…

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Acral Lick Dermatitis Case Review

July 2017

Acral Lick Dermatitis, or more commonly called "Lick Granuloma", is a condition that occurs…

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Get That Pet to the Vet

June 2017

Practical Ways to Decrease Patient Stress and Improve Client Perceptions…

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Emergency Management of the Leptospirosis Patient

June 2017

Leptospirosis, a thin, motile spirochete with a hook-shaped end, is a zoonotic disease that affects…

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The Top 6 Mistakes to Avoid with Fear Free Vet Visits

June 2017

The idea that became a Fear Free was first sparked in 2009 after I heard famed boarded veterinary behaviorist Dr. Karen Overall from Penn describe…

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Can You 'Ear' Me Now? Then HELP!

May 2017

After a few rounds of drinks, I've been in more than one discussion with veterinarians my age…

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Chronic Otic Management

May 2017

Dogs with funky smelling, painful ears are miserable. They hate otoscopic exams. Having their ear canals…

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Technical Update on the Use of UltraOtic RINSE and UltraOtic CONCENTRATE

May 2017

Recent reports have indicated that veterinarians are seeing increased incidences of…

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Beauty May Be Skin Deep, But Skin Problems Hurt To…

April 2017

Which of the following are so insignificant, benign, and unnoticeable in your life that you don't even …

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New Research Adds Support to Change Heartworm Protocol

April 2017

A groundbreaking 2-part study by John McCall, MS, PhD, demonstrates a critical need to change our…

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Why Pet Owners So Easily Ignore Requests for Annual Screenings and…

March 2017

I travel a lot. One midnight not long ago, driving in my 17-year-old Chevy pickup truck…

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Spring Toxins Dangerous to Dogs and Cats

March 2017

During the month of March, make sure your clients are aware of National Poison Prevention Week…

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Speak Spoftly and Carry a Big Stick of Baloney

February 2017

Here's something to chew on: Is your veterinary team losing one of its most powerful…

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Analgesia in the Emergency Room

February 2017

Veterinarians are faced with clinical challenges every day with the goal of solving diagnostic dilemmas…

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The First Fear Free Embers

January 2017

As a budding practice management speaker at the tender age of 33, I was in Kansas City…

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Understanding the Millennial Pet Owner

January 2017

Currently making up the largest generation in the United States, millennials (roughly defined as the…