DVM360 MAGAZINE-09-01-2016

DVM360 MAGAZINE-09-01-2016

Cover Story
By dvm360.com staff
Study examines effects of topical repellent-insecticide plus oral heartworm preventive on development of heartworm disease.
Not so fast, says a leader of the Dog Aging Project who is researching this new compound touted as extending life. It's all about better health!
News
Kristen Lindsey, DVM, will also complete continuing education and community service if Texas board accepts judges' proposal.
Accrediting body tells University of Arizona it needs to see more details; interim dean says the information is already there, school will appeal decision.
By dvm360.com staff
Donlin, succeeding Ron DeHaven, is the first woman to fill the position.
By dvm360.com staff
Federal committee advises continued recognition; controversy delays federal approval for more than three years.
By dvm360.com staff
According to a study by NC State, your veterinary clients' beliefs in an afterlife for their pets could shape how well you interact with them in your practice.
By dvm360.com staff
UC Davis researchers say the lack of genetic diversity in English bulldogs is concerning for the future of the breed.
Featured Contributors
On a much-needed day off, Drs. Greenskin and Deerin Headlights compare life as new grads in small animal and equine veterinary practice.
Veterinary economists weigh costs and benefits of both degrees to determine how many graduates is too many for these similar industries.
The state of practice is literally the issue when a snowbird veterinarian helps a neighbor's dog in need.
A discussion of DVM responsibility regarding medical records, veterinarian-client-patient relationships and narcotics.
Happy employees make happy clients, and what suits baby boomers may not fit millennials.
Hospital design
This solo female owner will inspire you to design or remodel your veterinary hospital to match your personal style.
Letters
By dvm360.com staff
Veterinarians take to social media to offer a compassionate take on veterinarian embroiled in cat bow-hunting scandal.
By dvm360.com staff
If we're all watching for drug abuse and drug diversion in the veterinary practice, what happens to the associate or team member whose boss is the offender?
Medicine360
A look at the physiology of hunger and the role of ghrelin, dubbed the hunger hormone.
From outside to inside, Drs. Darin Dell and Melissa Hall share what they're most excited about in veterinary dermatology now and in the not-so-distant future.
Make sure your knowledge of what can go wrong with this natural tooth covering—the hardest substance in the body—isn't too superficial.
IO catheters can make a crucial difference for neonate and pediatric patients in emergent situations.
An anesthesiologist shares his excitement about trends in anesthesia, sedation and calming medications for cats and dogs.
Equine360
What it is, how it’s transmitted—and why this tick-borne disease might be going away.
By dvm360.com staff
The proposal would strengthen anti-soring regulations and bring them in line with existing U.S. Equestrian Federation standards.
By dvm360.com staff
A career in helping to better understand and improve equine orthopedics has led to the honor.
How practice managers and owners can make sure their newest doctor is a success.
Humor
Dr. Brock reflects on how life goes full circle—but a nasogastric tube shouldn't.