Practice ManagementEveryone knows veterinary nurses/technicians simply don't make enough money. But advocating for better pay is difficult when official guidelines and comparisons don't exist.
Personal/Professional DevelopmentA recent survey indicated that pet owners gained more confidence and comfort with veterinary nurses once they better understood their role, training, and skills.
CardiologyNutritional intervention can play a role in improving the quality of life for cats with HCM.
DermatologyInformative, clear communication with the pet owner can help alleviate stress concerning lumps and bumps.
BehaviorUsing appropriate handling techniques can help minimize fear, anxiety, and stress for all patients.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareFor patients that do not respond adequately to conventional oxygen therapy, HFOT is an effective alternative method of delivering high volumes and pressures of oxygen.
ParasitologyPet owners may underestimate their cat’s exposure to fleas, mosquitoes, and ticks, and therefore may not have their "indoor-only" cats on proper preventives.
AnesthesiologyLittle is known about chest wall rigidity, or “wooden chest syndrome,” in veterinary patients and it can prove to be fatal without expert intervention.
Emergency Medicine/Critical CareThis case report describes a “textbook” addisonian crisis in a dog with regard to clinical presentation, laboratory values, and signalment.
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