The Exam Room
Dentistry Education for Patients and Practices
Oral disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in dogs and cats, yet 80% of companion animals do not receive dental care at the veterinary hospital. Read more on how to incorporate dental care inside and out of the hospital.
Can We Talk? Ensuring Owner Compliance
Communication from the veterinary team and owner compliance go hand-in-hand in making sure the pet stays up-to-date on preventive medications and post-surgery care.
The 3 Rs of Tick-Borne Diseases
The veterinary medical team must use effective communication and education to ensure clients understand the threat of tick-borne disease and the best preventive methods.
Simulation Training — Just Like the Real Thing
Simulation training can help veterinary nurses develop the skills and confidence to explain and perform certain clinical procedures such as obtaining intraocular pressure or cystocentesis.
Preventive Care for Cats: Making the Case to Owners
Veterinary nurses can communicate with owners to pave the way for a lifelong healthcare plan for their cats.
Digging Into Compost Intoxication
Good veterinary nursing care and rapid identification of new or worsening clinical signs in companion animals are key to successfully managing compost intoxication cases.
Photobiomodulation Therapy: Healing at the Speed of Light
This article discusses some of the basics of photomodulation therapy (PBMT), such as the veterinary nurse’s role, dosing, promoting a fear-free environment, and integration into practice. Photobiomodulation therapy remains an evolving aspect of medicine. Because we now have powerful units using appropriate wavelengths, which enable clinically significant results, the next few years will eclipse use …
Flea Allergy Dermatitis: What Your Clients Need to Know
Unless fleas or flea dirt (flea feces) are found on the pet, it may be difficult to convince owners that their pet may be dealing with FAD.