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CE ArticlesFeature Articles |
Combining a variety of treatment modalities optimizes pain management and patient comfort.
CE Articles |
Feature Articles |
Heartworm Hotline |
No question: dogs are on the move. Whether it’s a homeless dog being relocated following a major hurricane event, a canine companion accompanying his owner on vacation or a show dog traveling for competition or exhibition, road trips can be life-enhancing—or even lifesaving—for dogs.
From The Field |
After reviewing medical records from at least 500,000 cats cared for at Banfield hospitals in 2016, it was revealed there has been a more than 169% increase in overweight cats over the past 10 years.
Case Report |
Abnormal fatigue, lack of appetite, faster-than-normal pulse, weight loss, pale gums, and loss of
energy are common symptoms of feline anemia.
The Exam Room |
Unless fleas or flea dirt (flea feces) are found on the pet, it may be difficult to convince owners that their pet may be dealing with FAD.
Nutrition Notes |
Diet selection and growth rate management are equally critical in preventing developmental orthopedic disease in growing large-breed dogs.
Final Thoughts |
All of us in the field know what a blessing it is to do what we do. While there are as many blessings as hardships, there remains the constant drive to be the best caretakers for those entrusted to our care. When we begin this line of work, we take an oath that we are more…
Career Challenges |
Over the past 50 years, veterinary medicine has become highly sophisticated. Many veterinarians find practice goals of simultaneously providing a high level of medical care and attaining acceptable profit margins can no longer be met without the care provided by credentialed veterinary technicians. The veterinary technician has become a skilled practitioner of patient assessment and more…
Editor's Letter |
A letter from the editor, Lynne Johnson-Harris