DVM360 MAGAZINE-09-01-2017

DVM360 MAGAZINE-09-01-2017

Cover Story
Nat Geo WILD's Animal ER in a Houston specialty practice showcases how hard veterinarians and their teams work, how the wonders of modern medicine reach all the way to pets, and where that money from the vet bill goes. (Hint: Better medicine.)
Group hopes to have “registered veterinary nurse” credential adopted in three states by July 2018.
News
By dvm360.com staff
Pet Owner Paths research looks at clinical signs, client reactions.
Pot for pets. Telemedicine. Service animal fraud. These topics and more were on the agenda at the association’s annual convention in July.
Traditional Chinese medicine provides Dr. Sally Barchman an opportunity to create a unique pain management treatment plan for each veterinary patient.
By dvm360.com staff
These 10 top-notch finalists are pros at tackling veterinary practice problems. How will they inspire you?
By dvm360.com staff
ImproMed, AVImark and more are now part of Henry Schein Veterinary Solutions.
Parasitologist, human allergist, entomologist shine a spotlight on this spotted tick.
Hospital design
By dvm360.com staff
Moving from a lease space on a semi-rural road to a building on one of the busiest commuter roads, find out how this hospital scored their dream location in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Letters
Dr. Brock's July column stirs up fond memories for this fellow practitioner.
One reader says it’s not his job to bail out a young veterinarian who makes poor financial decisions.
Commentary
The veterinary conference formerly known as CVC has much more than a new name.
Afraid of what pet owners and practitioners will miss without physical exams, this veterinarian warns colleagues they should be the ones shaping policy for the future of telemedicine.
Featured Contributors
Our study suggests that when veterinary prices rise faster than the rate of inflation, consumers opt out of seeking services.
A veterinary team is torn between giving an irresponsible owner back his microchipped dog or letting a Good Samaritan who got him medical care take him in as her own.
An abrasive senior technician is leaving distressed team members and neglected patients in her domineering wake. Dr. Greenskin thinks that if she owned the hospital, she wouldn’t put up with such behavior—would she?
Don't shrink from treating exotics. Dr. Robert Miller assures you that you've got this.
Medicine
We're almost halfway through the alphabet. It's time for a pep talk on the absolute good dental care does for your patients.
More research on effectiveness is needed, but unless adverse events are reported, it’s a treatment worth keeping in mind for your veterinary patients.
What better way to find out the latest derm updates to rescue your patients than by correlating them to the hottest series on TV?
By dvm360.com staff
Parvovirus is a much dreaded diagnosis, but these fragile puppies can make it through. Here's how.
Equine
Although horse owners may fear the worst (and sometimes they’re right), many conditions are highly treatable—and veterinarians can often manage the process right on the farm.
By dvm360.com staff
After traveling all day from farm to field to stable to clinic, what equine veterinarian wants to spend hours billing clients? Here’s one possible solution.
Ambulatory practitioners have so much cool tech at their fingertips now, it’s a shame not to use it. Here’s what we use in our veterinary practice.
Products360
By dvm360.com staff
It'll make a lousy T-shirt: "Your favorite veterinary website went to the pet retailer show SuperZoo, and all we got you was awesome product news."
By dvm360.com staff
Here's our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.
By dvm360.com staff
Here’s our weekly rundown of new and notable veterinary products.