DVM360 MAGAZINE-10-01-2018

DVM360 MAGAZINE-10-01-2018

Cover Story
Banfield industry summit offers an update on the profession’s efforts to change technicians’ title to “registered veterinary nurse.”
Human nurses say they—and only they—have the right to use this word to describe their work.
Is there a dog shortage in parts of the United States? It depends on who—and how—you ask.
News
State of Pet Health Report highlights rise in prevalence that parallels increase in flea infestations in veterinary patients.
Stress on the job can be a good thing. It means you care about patients and clients, and it can help you do your best work. But out-of-control stress can harm your emotional well-being and physical body. Here are tips to manage your own stress and share that knowledge with your team.
By dvm360.com staff
Maddie's Fund provides $2.8 million for UT's AlignCare program, which takes a One Health approach to meeting needs of low-income families—including the four-legged members.
By dvm360.com staff
In a recent commentary, Drs. Lisa Moses, Steven Niemi and Elinor Karlsson offer causes for concern and advice for regulation.
By dvm360.com staff
High levels of microbial contamination have rendered the product unsafe.
By dvm360.com staff
Equine, swine products used to regulate estrus may cause reproductive disorders in people.
At the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, dogs aren’t just man’s best friend—they’re man’s lifeline. Here’s a look at what it takes to put a search team together.
Featured Contributors
Goals in veterinary practice management are great, but they don’t mean much if we don’t execute a plan to achieve them.
Poorly written agreements are all too common, so a well-devised contract is cause for celebration. Before you sign your name on the dotted line (or ask someone else to do so), consider these exceptional provisions benefitting both the associate and the practice.
That is the question that’s been driving Dr. Greenskin mad for months. But now that she knows Dr. Codger is considering a corporate buyout if she backs out, her muddled musings have become more focused (though no more decided).
A veterinarian recommending only natural flea and tick prevention is reported to her state board. Will her approach be deemed negligent or merely incomplete?
One year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Dr. Mike Paul shows that the Caribbean has much to celebrate.
As a freshly minted veterinarian Dr. Brock learned a lot about bovine toxicology.
Letters to the editor
By dvm360.com staff
A surgery article recommending hot water bottles as patient warming devices draws concern due to patient burn risks.
Medicine360
Max presented with unilateral temporalis muscle atrophy but also with changes to his saliva. Let’s investigate what's behind it.
Patients undergoing photobiomodulation seem to calm down in the clinic after a few treatments. What’s going on?
By dvm360.com staff
Everything a veterinary team needs to know about this all-too-common condition in dogs.