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Changes Urged in Tortoise Hibernation Practices

Changes Urged in Tortoise Hibernation Practices

U.K. veterinarians report tortoises are coming out of hibernation suffering from inappetance or anorexia.

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Researchers Seek Genetic Keys to Canine Behavior

Researchers Seek Genetic Keys to Canine Behavior

Two companies are working on what they call the world’s largest canine behavioral genetics study.

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PSI: More Pet Sitters Are Watching Chickens

PSI: More Pet Sitters Are Watching Chickens

A Pet Sitters International study shows a 58 percent increase in chicken pet sitting.

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BVA Reports Falling Stress Levels Among Students

BVA Reports Falling Stress Levels Among Students

Stronger support from schools are helping veterinary students' mental health.

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Why You Need to Choose Chew Toys Wisely

Why You Need to Choose Chew Toys Wisely

Fractured teeth, worn teeth or trauma to soft tissue of the oral cavity are only a small number of problems that can occur when dogs chew on the wrong toys.

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Why Vets Need to Raise Our Voices

Why Vets Need to Raise Our Voices

It's time to recapture the term "veterinarian recommended."

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Veterinarians: Haters Gonna Hate, But You Don't Have To

Veterinarians: Haters Gonna Hate, But You Don't Have To

On the value of gratitude and positivity in veterinary practice.

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The Latest on Veterinary Cardiology

The Latest on Veterinary Cardiology

How the advances in canine medicine improve heart health and the lives of pet patients.

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13 Things the Mentally Strong Don’t Do

13 Things the Mentally Strong Don’t Do

No. 10: "They Don’t Give Up After Failure."

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The Hazards of Chinese Herbs

The Hazards of Chinese Herbs

A look at the research.

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20 Ways to Give Top-Notch Pet Patient Care

20 Ways to Give Top-Notch Pet Patient Care

A review of Kirby’s Rule of 20, a classic checklist of 20 important patient parameters.

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Why Technology Isn’t One Size Fits All for Horses

Why Technology Isn’t One Size Fits All for Horses

A look at the upsides and downsides of equine technology.

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Mars to Buy VCA Clinics, Labs in $9.1 Billion Deal

Mars to Buy VCA Clinics, Labs in $9.1 Billion Deal

Mars already owns the Banfield, BluePearl and Pet Partners chains.

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Vets Work to Declare Pet Obesity a Disease

Vets Work to Declare Pet Obesity a Disease

Obesity has been declared a disease for humans. Will the veterinary world soon name obesity a disease for pets, too?

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13 Ways to Text Your Veterinary Clients

13 Ways to Text Your Veterinary Clients

Using texts is a good way to confirm appointments or alerting pet owners about recalls, upcoming events and more.

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AAHA to Change Membership Structure

AAHA to Change Membership Structure

Nonaccredited veterinary hospitals must decide if they wish to become accredited or not.

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Coming in 2017: Dental Care Guidelines for Vets

Coming in 2017: Dental Care Guidelines for Vets

The World Small Animal Veterinary Association is working on the first Global Dental Guidelines.

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Why You Need to Resolve to Do Better in 2017

Why You Need to Resolve to Do Better in 2017

It's time for veterinary practice owners to reflect on 2016 and decide what changes will benefit their business in 2017.

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Zoetis Earns License for Cytopoint Skin Therapy

Zoetis Earns License for Cytopoint Skin Therapy

The newly branded therapy, formally known as Canine Atopic Dermatitis Immunotherapeutic, is formulated to target and neutralize interleukin-31 (IL-31).

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WINN and the AAFP to Offer Two Joint Scholarships for 2017

WINN and the AAFP to Offer Two Joint Scholarships for 2017

The scholarship is available to third- or fourth-year vet students studying feline medicine, health and welfare.

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Plenty on Tap for WVC in ’17

Plenty on Tap for WVC in ’17

The annual convention will be held March 5 to 9 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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Drug to Treat Canine Lymphoma Gets FDA Approval

Drug to Treat Canine Lymphoma Gets FDA Approval

Tanovea-CA1, from veterinary cancer therapeutics company VetDC, is expected available to veterinarians in spring 2017.

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3 Scholarships Vet Students Should Look Into

3 Scholarships Vet Students Should Look Into

U.S. News and World Report has a list of scholarships for current and future veterinary students.

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The Strangest Things Vet Techs Have Heard Clients Say

The Strangest Things Vet Techs Have Heard Clients Say

"My dog doesn't have fleas, we live in a very expensive neighborhood."

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How Can I Get My Vet Staff to Come to Work After-Hours Events?

How Can I Get My Vet Staff to Come to Work After-Hours Events?

It's time to define "voluntary" and "mandatory" events.

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Zoetis: Lepto Vaccine May Be Used With All Mares

Zoetis: Lepto Vaccine May Be Used With All Mares

The equine leptospirosis vaccine Lepto EQ Innovator from Zoetis fights Leptospira interrogans serovar Pomona.

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$39 Million Gift to Fund New Program at Ohio State

$39 Million Gift to Fund New Program at Ohio State

The gift came from the Stanton Foundation to establish the Building Preeminence in Veterinary General Practice Education program.

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Study: Feeling Good About Pet Increases Vet Visits

Study: Feeling Good About Pet Increases Vet Visits

The “Pet Owners and the Human-Animal Bond” survey from HABRI looked at online responses of 2,000 pet owners.

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Lincoln Memorial University Vet Student Completes Internship in United Arab Emirates

Lincoln Memorial University Vet Student Completes Internship in United Arab Emirates

Haynes Werner, a master class falconer and veterinary student, spent four weeks at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

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WCVM Veterinarians Save Dog Who Was Trapped in Well for 27 Days

WCVM Veterinarians Save Dog Who Was Trapped in Well for 27 Days

Bruno, a Chocolate lab, had "refeeding syndrome" and needed specialized care from a number of veterinarians at Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) in Saskatoon.

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10 Things to Look Forward To in Vet School, As Explained in Tweets

10 Things to Look Forward To in Vet School, As Explained in Tweets

In case you forgot what school was like over your break.

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Oklahoma State Vets Perform First-Ever Heart Surgery on a Sheep

Oklahoma State Vets Perform First-Ever Heart Surgery on a Sheep

The force was with Yoda, a therapy sheep with a congenital heart problem.

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You'll Want This Vet-Themed Holiday Bingo Card in Your Clinic

You'll Want This Vet-Themed Holiday Bingo Card in Your Clinic

Make the holidays less stressful with this fun bingo card from AtDove.org.

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Why Clean Margins are Crucial in Feline Oral SCC

Why Clean Margins are Crucial in Feline Oral SCC

A case study.

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Morris Foundation Funds Wildlife Studies

Morris Foundation Funds Wildlife Studies

Fifteen recipients will receive grants.

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Changes Urged in Tortoise Hibernation Practices

U.K. veterinarians report tortoises are coming out of hibernation suffering from inappetance or anorexia.

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Researchers Seek Genetic Keys to Canine Behavior

Two companies are working on what they call the world’s largest canine behavioral genetics study.

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PSI: More Pet Sitters Are Watching Chickens

A Pet Sitters International study shows a 58 percent increase in chicken pet sitting.

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BVA Reports Falling Stress Levels Among Students

Stronger support from schools are helping veterinary students' mental health.

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Why You Need to Choose Chew Toys Wisely

Fractured teeth, worn teeth or trauma to soft tissue of the oral cavity are only a small number of problems that can occur when dogs chew on the wrong toys.

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