DermatologySkin scraping and other sampling techniques for ectoparasites are simple diagnostics that should be performed with any patients presenting with skin disease.
ParasitologyUsing the "6 Stages of Behavior Change" can allow insight into how and why clients may not be effectively protecting their pets from parasites with preventive products.
ParasitologyVeterinary nurses are not only integral to helping assess a patient’s risk of exposure and recognizing clinical signs in patients presenting to the hospital, but can also assist with diagnostics and treatment.
DermatologyTypical clinical signs of canine scabies include alopecia, crusting, and papular erythema.
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.
ParasitologyDog parks aren't all fun and games. There can be many risks to both dogs and owners, including zoonotic parasites and multidrug-resistant hookworms.
ParasitologyA wide range of preventives and treatments exist to help prevent flea infestation and associated issues.
Telehealth can be an invaluable tool for veterinary practices, especially for those willing to utilize veterinary nurses to perform these virtual appointments.