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Parasites, Diseases to
Consider - Examining
Imported Dogs

August 2019

Thousands of dogs are imported into the United States each year, and at some point you may encounter one....

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Is Pet Health
Insurance Worth It
for Your Clients?

August 2019

September is National Pet Health Insurance Month! Make sure your pet owners are aware...

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Thunder Fears? Help Owners Recognize

July 2019

Pet owners, and people in general, tend to ignore problems until they become too troublesome to ignore...

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21st Century Topical Management

July 2019

Superficial Pyoderma - Antibiotic bacterial resistance is a growing problem and poses a therapeutic challenge...

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Increasing Boarding Client Success

June 2019

Love him or hate him (or maybe never heard of him), motivational speaker Tony Robbins...

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Overcoming the Opioid Shortage

June 2019

The Opioid Shortage has hit veterinarians hard. With product shortages, the DEA’s proposed revisions...

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Reducing Stress to Raise Adoptions

June 2019

This past month I got a call from my dad who was desperate for some help with one of his dogs...

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Ugly Truth About Why Your Dermatology Consults Fail

May 2019

Itching for more cool tips? Join me and veterinary dermatologist Dr Michael...

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Taking the ‘Ear’ Out of ‘Fear’

May 2019

Otitis externa is one of the most prevalent diseases seen by veterinarians.

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New Tools to Achieve Success in Canine Atopy

May 2019

Darin Dell, DVM, DACVD - Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, Wheat Ridge, CO

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Scared into Action

April 2019

If this makes your skin crawl, why did you skip your pet's tick prevention this month?

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Take the Stress Out of Spring Screening

April 2019

Applying Fear Free Techniques: -By Dr. Chris Duke, DVM and Dr. Christine Longo, DVM, MBA

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Essentail Oils and Cats

March 2019

By Kia Benson, DVM, Associate Veterinarian, Clinical Toxicology, Pet Poison Helpline

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Why One Veterinary Hospital Eliminated the Waiting Room

March 2019

By Dr. Michael Hargrove I Fear Free; In May of 2018, North Shore Veterinary Hospital became…

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How to Apply Fear-Free Concepts to Surgery

February 2019

By Phil Zeltzman, DVM, DACVS, CVJ | Fear Free Certified; Few aspects of a practice are as stressful…

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The Importance of Disinfectants for Infection Control

February 2019

By Matthew Buccioni | Virox Animal Health; Although most people recognize the importance of infection…

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The Importance of Managing Oral Health

January 2019

By Andrew Schultz Director of Business Development & Clinical Services Midmark Animal Health

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The Truth About Pet Health Insurance

January 2019

By Dr. Wendy Hauser; WHAT IS PET INSURANCE? Pet insurance is a type…

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Where is Your Hospital Growing?

December 2018

Wendy S. Meyers, CVJ, shares two goal and growth Strategies you could implement.

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Ignite Your Digital Presence in 2019!

December 2018

Sandra Riehl of Saris Web Design, LLC shares four quick tips to put in place for 2019.

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High Level Omega-3

Novemeber 2018

The longer I'm involved with Fear Free and the dozens of behaviorists…

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Tired of Getting Disrupted: 5 Internet-Proof Hacks

Novemeber 2018

The veterinarian – whether practicing in general practice, emergency, or in a specialty hospital – is often presented…

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High Level Omega-3

October 2018

An expert overview of the disease and the scientific evidence supporting the use of high level Omega-3

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Tired of Getting Disrupted: 5 Internet-Proof Hacks

October 2018

Over the past 10 years, the internet has fundamentally changed the way we gather information…

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Urinary Disease? Urethral Sphincter Hypotonus…

September 2018

Dog owners find urine soiling to be a seriously frustrating problem. This makes differentiating…

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The Importance of the Customer Experience

September 2018

We recently interviewed Tamar Cohen, Vice President of Customer Experience and Business Innovation for Zoetis…

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Eyeball to Eyeball with Fear, Anxiety, and Stress

August 2018

You've all seen it: The look on the pet owner's face when you tell them their pet will need a course of eye medication.

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Strategic Vaccination Recommendation for Social Dogs

August 2018

In August 2016, experts in infectious disease, vaccinology, and veterinary medicine formed a consensus statement…

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Garden Toxins… Beyond Plants

July 2018

Aside from plants and flowers, gardening items like fertilizers and insecticides can pose their own toxicity risks to curious pets.

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Revised Guidelines for Treatment of Skin Infections

July 2018

Proper Identification, treatment and prevention of skin infections have become a major issue in veterinary health in recent years.

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SNAP! CRACK! BOOM! - The Scary Sounds of Summer For Dogs

July 2018

Helping your dog cope with fireworks, thunderstorms and other loud noises.

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Separation Anxiety: The Second Most Common Canine Behavioral Condition

June 2018

It's personal. Dogs are best friends for a whole lot of us for some really strong reasons.

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Otitis Externa: A Guide to Choosing the Right Therapy

June 2018

As we discussed in a previous article, otitis externa is a frequent presenting complaint requiring…

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Otitis Externa - A Complete Approach

May 2018

When performing cytology, the primary concern…

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Spring Poisons Dangerous to Pets!

May 2018

Ah, Spring is here! With it comes certain seasonal toxins…

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Pets and Pot: You may think it's legal but it's… not?

April 2018

This is the second article of a two-part series focused on the increased…

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Itching causes more than scratching: Pain and anxiety…

April 2018

Have you ever had poison oak or ivy, or any type of terrible allergic rash…

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SHAMPOO SIMPLIFIED

April 2018

Simplifying the shampoo shelf can seem daunting. Many staple products have disappeared…

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PETS AND POT: POISONING CASES…

March2018

Presently, all but four states allow for some type of marijuana use--medical and…

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It Pays to Test: Why Your Dog Needs…

March 2018

…your pets need year-round prevention to keep them free of deadly heartworms and…

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Chocolate Poisoning: Pet Owner Handout

February 2018

Valentine's Day is here! So, what does that mean? What if your dog gets into…

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Leveraging Dental Health Awareness…

February 2018

The good news about spreading awareness of pet dental healthcare is…

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Can you outpatient parvovirus patients?

January 2018

Without treatment, CPV can be life threatening due to severe fluid losses and …

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How to Stop Veterinary Medicine Being Swept …

January 2018

Let's take a stroll down memory lane for us Baby Boomer…