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Finding Strength in a Time of Loss

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28SharesAll 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 …

Perception is Often Reality

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 …

Building Resiliency Through Our Story

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39Shares According to the American Psychological Association, resilience is “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats, or significant sources of stress.”1 Essentially, it means “bouncing back” from difficult experiences. What makes something difficult? The answer is…our brain does. Our experiences are not difficult until we have a thought that …

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Have Dog, Will Travel

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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.

Hematemesis, Abdominal Pain and Anemia in an Older Cat

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Abnormal fatigue, lack of appetite, faster-than-normal pulse, weight loss, pale gums, and loss of
energy are common symptoms of feline anemia.

Giant Expectations: Nutrition for the Large-Breed Puppy

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Diet selection and growth rate management are equally critical in preventing developmental orthopedic disease in growing large-breed dogs.

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Have Dog, Will Travel

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.

Focus on Overweight and Obesity in Cats

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.

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Managing Chronic Feline Pain

Combining a variety of treatment modalities optimizes pain management and patient comfort.

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