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How One Vet Clinic Improved Parasite Compliance

How One Vet Clinic Improved Parasite Compliance

Meghan Bingham, CVPM, of West Alabama Animal Clinic in Houston has 76 percent of her pet patients leaving with flea, tick and heartworm preventatives.

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Equal Pay for Equal Work in the Vet Practice

Equal Pay for Equal Work in the Vet Practice

Federal courts clarify “equal pay for equal work” in the veterinary setting.

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Taskforce Launches Feline Fix by Five Initiative

Taskforce Launches Feline Fix by Five Initiative

Feline Fix by Five feline spay or neuter initiative aims to greatly reduce the homeless cat population through precise timing and strong veterinary and owner support.

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How Vets Can Help With Opioid Crisis

How Vets Can Help With Opioid Crisis

From owners abusing pets to get access to vet-prescribed drugs to animals ingesting substances, veterinarians have to take many precautions to help with the drug and opioid crisis.

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BluePearl Vet Team Saves Puppy with Head Stuck in Tire

BluePearl Vet Team Saves Puppy with Head Stuck in Tire

Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center in Philadelphia were able to help Jade, a pit bull puppy, get unstuck.

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Collaboration Will Help Detect Brain Tumors for Pets, Humans

Collaboration Will Help Detect Brain Tumors for Pets, Humans

A collaboration between Colorado State University and Synaptive Medical will work together to develop an intraoperative imaging and sensing technology to better detect brain tumors.

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Banfield Announces New Veterinary Medical Equipment Grant

Banfield Announces New Veterinary Medical Equipment Grant

Nonprofit organizations or governments that work in animal welfare are eligible for the grant.

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FDA Warns Veterinary Community of Accidental Overdose in Dogs From Sileo

FDA Warns Veterinary Community of Accidental Overdose in Dogs From Sileo

It remains undetermined whether improper use of Zoetis' noise-aversion treatment's ring-stop mechanism is to blame.

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AVMA Announces Congressional Fellows for 2017-2018

AVMA Announces Congressional Fellows for 2017-2018

These three veterinarians will advise Congress on public health and animal welfare issues.

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At-Home Dental Compliance Strategies

At-Home Dental Compliance Strategies

Get your clients to brush their pets' teeth at home with these tips.

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One Vet's View of this Year's Conferences

One Vet's View of this Year's Conferences

Fear and loathing in Las Vegas, Orlando ... and anywhere else veterinarians convene.

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Pros and Cons of Supplements in Treating Pet Cancer

Pros and Cons of Supplements in Treating Pet Cancer

Evidence of supplement, herb and nutraceutical use with veterinary cancer patients grows.

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Dogs, Vets Wait for Progress on IVDD

Dogs, Vets Wait for Progress on IVDD

Advancements and research into treating intervertebral disc disease offer hope to dogs and pet owners.

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How to Take Care of Itchy Pets

How to Take Care of Itchy Pets

The latest dermatological treatments for cats and dogs.

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The Solution to Pollution? Dilution!

The Solution to Pollution? Dilution!

Why intraoperative lavage is an underused but very helpful technique.

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NAVTA Pursues Registered Veterinary Nurse Credential

NAVTA Pursues Registered Veterinary Nurse Credential

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America seeks to unite the profession under a single title.

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The Limits of Telemedicine in the Vet Practice

The Limits of Telemedicine in the Vet Practice

A look at why primary care veterinarians should remain at the forefront in the policy-making process to protect their clients and the value of their services.

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Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

This vital soft skill is one every veterinarian should master.

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Equine Melanoma: Types and Treatments

Equine Melanoma: Types and Treatments

What you need to know.

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How to Reignite Your Vet Team’s Passion ... for Poop

How to Reignite Your Vet Team’s Passion ... for Poop

Encouraging internal parasite screening makes for healthier pets and more income for your veterinary practice.

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Maine’s New Opioid Rules Confusing to Veterinarians

Maine’s New Opioid Rules Confusing to Veterinarians

The rules, veterinarians say range from being unethical to not applicable to them.

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Veterinary Survey Says Pet Insurance is a Practice Boon

Veterinary Survey Says Pet Insurance is a Practice Boon

Also: 10 best practices veterinarians can use to get clients to carry pet insurance.

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Reintroduced House Bill Would Require Prescription Writing from Vets

Reintroduced House Bill Would Require Prescription Writing from Vets

Veterinary organizations fear the Fairness to Pet Owners Act, or H.R. 623, would add extra unneeded work to an already difficult job.

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Professors, Scientists Release Antimicrobial Resistance Learning Benchmarks

Professors, Scientists Release Antimicrobial Resistance Learning Benchmarks

The AMR Learning Outcomes were developed by the AMR Core Competencies Working Group.

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CAPC 2017 Forecasts for Heartworm, Lyme, Anaplasmosis, Erlichiosis

CAPC 2017 Forecasts for Heartworm, Lyme, Anaplasmosis, Erlichiosis

“This year, there are significant shifts in prevalence, making our maps a critical educational tool for veterinary hospitals, and allow veterinarians to demonstrate to pet owners that parasites are ever changing and widespread, sometimes surprisingly so.”

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CAPC Releases Mosquito-Control Guidelines

CAPC Releases Mosquito-Control Guidelines

The guidelines focus on the treatment, control and prevention of mosquito and mosquito-borne issues.

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Nationwide Releases List of Wackiest Pet Names in 2017

Nationwide Releases List of Wackiest Pet Names in 2017

From a dog named "Choo Choo Boo Boo," to a cat named "Dog the Cat," these are Nationwide's wackiest pet names of 2017.

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Researchers Race to Head Off Snake Fungal Disease

Researchers Race to Head Off Snake Fungal Disease

Captive and wild snakes in 15 states are being afflicted by this disease, reports the University of Illinois.

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What Else You Need to Know About Nonhealing Facial Wounds

What Else You Need to Know About Nonhealing Facial Wounds

A case study.

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Petplan: Average Cost for Emergency Vet Care is $1500

Petplan: Average Cost for Emergency Vet Care is $1500

In their 2016 claims report, Petplan found that on average, insured pet owners are looking at a $1,500 bill for emergency care.

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Cummings Veterinary Medical Center Unveils $10 Million Hospital Renovation

Cummings Veterinary Medical Center Unveils $10 Million Hospital Renovation

The Foster Hospital renovations will help with increased hospital traffic.

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AAVMC Awards First Micro-Grants

AAVMC Awards First Micro-Grants

The recipients each earned a $5,000 CIVME grant.

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AFSCAN Announces 2017 Research, Studentship Awards

AFSCAN Announces 2017 Research, Studentship Awards

This is the second year of African Small Companion Animal Network awards.

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Helping Clients See Their Pet's Health Issues as Their Own

Helping Clients See Their Pet's Health Issues as Their Own

How to tell clients "If you had this problem, you’d seek relief, STAT!" and compare it to their pet's problems.

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The Promises of Cutting Edge Veterinary Medicine

The Promises of Cutting Edge Veterinary Medicine

How the advances in veterinary medicine offer new hope to pets and owners.

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How One Vet Clinic Improved Parasite Compliance

Meghan Bingham, CVPM, of West Alabama Animal Clinic in Houston has 76 percent of her pet patients leaving with flea, tick and heartworm preventatives.

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Equal Pay for Equal Work in the Vet Practice

Federal courts clarify “equal pay for equal work” in the veterinary setting.

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Taskforce Launches Feline Fix by Five Initiative

Feline Fix by Five feline spay or neuter initiative aims to greatly reduce the homeless cat population through precise timing and strong veterinary and owner support.

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How Vets Can Help With Opioid Crisis

From owners abusing pets to get access to vet-prescribed drugs to animals ingesting substances, veterinarians have to take many precautions to help with the drug and opioid crisis.

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BluePearl Vet Team Saves Puppy with Head Stuck in Tire

Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center in Philadelphia were able to help Jade, a pit bull puppy, get unstuck.

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