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The Veterinary Nurse’s Role in the Human-Animal Bond
The human-animal bond is more complex than you think, and learning everything you can about it will benefit your beloved patients, your client relationships, and your practice’s function.
Perspectives on the Creation of Advanced Veterinary Nurse Degrees
Could an advanced veterinary nurse credential be on the horizon?
Cutting Through the Noise: Client Interaction During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic created a laundry list of challenges for veterinary teams, but some of these challenges could turn into opportunities for improved client support moving forward.
Heartworm Disease in Dogs
The American Heartworm Society recommends that dogs be given heartworm preventives year-round and tested annually.
History and Science of the Human-Animal Bond
Veterinary nurses can improve patient care by leveraging their knowledge of the human-animal bond and elevating pet owners as part of the pet health team.
Rabies Vaccination for Dogs
State and city guidelines, hospital policy, and species all affect timing of the first rabies vaccination.
Osteoarthritis: Getting Patients Moving Through Nutrition
Clinical nutrition plays a critical role in successful long-term management of patients with osteoarthritis.
Repairing a Broken Human-Animal Bond
By the time a behavior specialist gets involved, the relationship between owner and pet may be hanging by a thread. But with the right approach, veterinary nurses can play a part in restoring relationships and potentially saving lives.
Concurrent Immune-Mediated Anemia and Thrombocytopenia in a Dog
This case report describes a young dog who’s immune system was destroying its own red blood cells due to a rare autoimmune disease called Evans syndrome.
Fluoroscopy: Don’t Miss the Show!
Fluoroscopy produces real-time images that appear as an “x-ray movie,” providing a helpful view for dynamic processes.
Addressing Feline Behavioral Issues
Most feline behavioral issues have fairly easy fixes, and veterinary nurses are in the position to advise.
Elevating the Human-Animal Bond
Certification programs help practitioners incorporate the human-animal bond into daily care.
Never Say Never: The Journey of Becoming a Teacher
Veterinary nurses who pursue career development could find new opportunities, such as teaching overseas.