Year in Review: Most Shared Veterinary Practice News Facebook Posts of 2015

Check out the top 10 most-shared Facebook articles of 2015.

From a reminder about the need for genetic testing, to veterinarians commiserating about the vet medicine struggle, these were the top shared Veterinary Practice News Facebook posts.

1) Canine Breed-Specific Considerations for Anesthesia

Everything you need to know about anesthesia and how it affects the various dog breeds. 


2) Ear Cropping Ban Spreads to Western Canada

B.C. veterinarians who perform medically unnecessary ear crops could be disciplined.


3) Wanted: 4,600 Dogs for Bloat Study

Tufts University will examine 23 breeds to try to find genetic links to life-threatening bloat.


4) FDA Permits Longer Use of Canine Anti-vomit Drug

Cerenia Tablets no longer carry a time limit in older dogs.


5) Vet Techs Say Sedation Is Underutilized

In certain cases, sedation can lower stress levels in animals and veterinary staff and make handling the pets easier.     


6) 2014 X-Ray Contest Winners

Animals will eat just about anything. The proof is in the radiographs. 


7) 5 Times the Vet Medicine Struggle Got a Little Too Real

Laugh so you don't cry.


8) After Dog's Recovery, Tufts University Reminds Owners About the Need for Genetic Testing

After a herding dog nearly died from severe ivermectin toxicity, Tufts University reminds owners to be more vigilant.


9) New Lego Product Features Female Veterinarian

Now girls can help Mia the veterinarian help animals in Lego's Heartlake City.


10) Vet Fired After Bragging of Killing Cat

‘My first bow kill’ was how Dr. Kristen Lindsey allegedly described a cat’s death.

What were you reading in 2015? Let us know in the comments.

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