Winter 2019

Be a Force for Change and “Show Up”

It’s an exciting time for the veterinary nursing and technology profession—never before has the veterinary field been so focused on improving the sustainability of a career in veterinary nursing. Are you part of the movement?

The Future Looks Bright

The veterinary nurse profession is a compassionate, ever evolving, and expanding one of hard-working, intelligent, and thoughtful individuals who care deeply for pets and the people who love them.

NAVTA Corner: The Value of VTS Credentials

The Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Diagnostic Imaging was recognized by NAVTA as the 16th veterinary technician specialty. The new academy will now be on its path to certifying Veterinary Technician Specialists in Diagnostic Imaging as experts in their specialty field.

Key Nutritional Factors in Treating Pancreatitis

Gastrointestinal (GI) problems are one of the leading causes for which pets present to veterinary hospitals. When managing a patient nutritionally, the health care team should be knowledgeable of key nutritional factors and their impact.

Allergic Dermatitis in Dogs and Cats

From the Field shares insights from Banfield Pet Hospital veterinary team members. Drawing from the nationwide practice’s extensive research, as well as findings from its electronic veterinary medical records database and more than 8 million annual pet visits, this column is intended to explore topics and spark conversations relevant to veterinary practices that ultimately help …

6th annual American Humane Hero Veterinarian and Hero Veterinary Nurse Awards

Learn. Develop. Mentor. Repeat.

By showing empathy with patients we show that veterinary nursing care comes from the heart. Every day, commit to making a difference in your patients’ lives.

Is Suicide Preventable?

In the veterinary community, we must show compassion when talking to colleagues and coworkers who are at risk for suicide. Protection Status