Trends in Veterinary Nursing
Working to Cure Cancer in Animals
Veterinary oncology research strives to advance the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in dogs, cats, and other species. Across the nation, veterinary schools and other institutions are conducting clinical studies on a variety of cancers, many of which hold promise for both animals and humans.
Regenerative Modalities Used for Pain Control
Each year in the U.S., an estimated 10 to 12 million dogs and cats experience the pain and discomfort associated with osteoarthritis. Regenerative medicine shows promise in stimulating healing and regeneration.
Veterinary Professionals Explore Forming a Union
A small grassroots movement of veterinary staff personnel, including associate veterinarians, formed the National Veterinarian Professionals Union (NVPU) in 2018. The NVPU seeks to draw attention to the plight of overworked, underpaid veterinary staff.
Illicit Drugs: What Veterinary Nurses Need to Know
Marijuana, amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, and hallucinogenic mushrooms are five of the most common illicit drugs companion animals are exposed to. Here is everything you need to know about them.
Opioid Shortage: What’s a Veterinary Clinic to Do?
In the past, the veterinary profession may have relied more heavily on opioids and not used adjunct therapies to their full advantage. We need to rethink our strategy.