Managing Sarcoptes Infestation in Dogs

Typical clinical signs of canine scabies include alopecia, crusting, and papular erythema.

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Peer-Reviewed Articles


Clinical Relevance of Heart Murmurs in Cats

When a heart murmur is detected, the veterinary team should consider potential causes beyond heart disease.


Benefits of Medicating Patients for Veterinary Visits

Previsit medication works best when combined with additional interventions, such as lower-stress handling or Fear Free techniques.


The Microbiome and Nutrition

The body’s microbiomes are diverse microscopic communities that play a role in the health of their host.


Trends in Dog Training Methods

While some training methods that have been popularized on television may produce quick results, they also may create stress for the pet or damage the human-animal bond.


Use of FAST Ultrasonography in Veterinary Emergency Rooms

With proper training, veterinary nurses can perform TFAST and AFAST scans on emergent patients.

Infectious Disease

Feline Panleukopenia Virus

Veterinary nurses who understand the FPV disease process and supportive care that must accompany treatment of FPV-infected cats will be able to provide excellent nursing care for the patient.