Instant Connection: Tapping Into the Power of Social Media
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, texting — expand your tactics of staying in touch with and educating clients.
Passion Project: Going the Extra Mile for Pets in Need
If helping animals in need—beyond those with loving owners and disposable funds—is a true passion of yours, consider what you can do to reach those patients and give them their happy, healthy lives back.
Physical Rehabilitation for Geriatric Dogs Recovering from Injury or Surgery
The growth of veterinary medicine for geriatric patients provides an opportunity to incorporate more physical rehabilitation in veterinary hospitals.
Emergency Medicine/Critical Care
Nursing a Patient With a Traumatic Pneumothorax
Knowledge of the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of traumatic pneumothorax enables the veterinary nurse/technician to understand the physiologic changes that affect the nursing care of these patients and the roles that various therapeutic modalities and general nursing care play in a successful outcome.
Pediatric Patients in the Shelter Setting
As shelter medicine becomes more widely recognized as an important part of the veterinary field, it is crucial to understand the role shelter professionals play in ensuring the wellbeing of animals and the challenges of treating and caring for pediatric patients in a shelter.
The Growing Problem of Overweight Pets
Banfield’s 2020 VET Report focuses on the overweight adult dogs and the factors that appear to be affecting owner engagement and successful weight loss.
Linked Together: One Health
One Health is the collaborative effort of human, veterinary, and environmental medicine on a local, national, and global level.
Elements of a Successful Weight Management Clinic
Many elements make up a weight management clinic, and setting up these clinics in practice can be very rewarding for all involved.
Talking to Clients About the Risks from Anesthesia
As veterinary nurses, we are in a unique position to help alleviate many of our clients’ fears about anesthesia and reduce the stress of a surgical event for them and their pet.