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  • June 23rd is Take Your Dog to Work Day
    Simple Tips to Make the Day a SuccessBusiness goes to the dogs as workplaces across the country celebrate the annual Take Your Dog to Work Day. The temporary office canines won’t be barking out orders to employees or wagging approval after a presentation, although some might be helping the receptionist greet visitors. The day is […]
  • June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
    June is a very important month for organizations, nationwide, that work with the community to find permanent homes for rescued cats.  June is National Adopt a Shelter Cat Month.   You may wonder why June was chosen  as the month for this very special service.  The short answer- June is kitten season. It is the time […]
  • Equine Respiratory Allergies - Heaves
    The respiratory illness commonly known as “heaves” or “broken wind” was, until recently, referred to as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in the medical community. It has been renamed Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO) to indicate that it is not the same condition as the COPD found in humans.  Affecting mostly older horses, heaves arises when […]

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Equine Vet Techs-Great Practitioner Partners-Part 1

The Lone Ranger has Tonto.  Batman has Robin.  And ambulatory equine vets want and need a great technician to assist in better patient care and that extra set of hands that gets the job done in a timely, efficient and cost-effective way. Economics 101… Think about it—dentists and doctors employ assistants—and they are incredibly valuable [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Blog|

08-09-17 Veterinary E-News Magazine

    TOP NEWS Morris Animal funds veterinary student summer research program By: Jellyce Rothrock The foundation, through this year's Veterinary Student Scholars program, is funding $100,000 for 20 next-generation animal health scientists. Read More Whole genome sequencing identifies cause of zoonotic epidemic By: American Society for Microbiology For the first time, researchers have used [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|E-News Magazine|

Small Wonder—The Miniature Hereford

Herefords, with their red coats and unique white faces, are perhaps one of the most familiar breeds of cattle in the world. It will come as no surprise that they originated in the county of Herefordshire in the mid-1700s. The herdbook came into being in 1878; thanks to Queen Victoria. Due to their adaptability, the [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Blog|

International Assistance Dog Week–August 6-12

International Assistance Dog Week (IADW) was created to recognize all of the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals mitigate their disability-related limitations. Assistance dogs transform the lives of their human partners dealing with debilitating physical and mental disabilities.   They serve as a companion, helper, aide, best friend and close member of the family. During International [...]

By | August 3rd, 2017|Blog|

07-27-17 Veterinary E-News Magazine

    TOP NEWS NAVTA Nurse Initiative targets Indiana, Michigan, Ohio for technician name change By: Kristi Reimer Fender, News Channel Director Group hopes to have "registered veterinary nurse" credential adopted in three states by July 2018. Read More Lone star liabilities: No Lyme, but lots to be leery of By: Kristi Reimer Fender, News [...]

By | July 27th, 2017|E-News Magazine|

07-12-17 Veterinary E-News Magazine

    TOP NEWS Death and other client kindnesses By: Jessica Vogelsang, DVM Pet owners need hospice and euthanasia help in your patients' rough moments. Brush up on your client communication and manage these exam room and home encounters right. Read More How One Vet Clinic Improved Flea and Tick Compliance By: Don Jergler Meghan [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|E-News Magazine|

July 31st is National Mutt Day

National Mutt Day, formally known as National Mixed Breed Dog Day, was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige and is celebrated on both July 31st and December 2nd each year. National Mutt Day is all about embracing, rescuing and celebrating mixed breed dogs. The biggest [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Blog|

Keeping your pets safe on the 4th of July

It happens year after year…neighborhood kids throw firecrackers on your street or the town enjoys the beauty and excitement of a patriotic fireworks display. Whether the neighborhood teens are throwing firecrackers on your street… or your entire community is enjoying “the exuberant splendor” of a big fireworks display, your pet can flip out and run [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Blog|

June 23rd is Take Your Dog to Work Day

Simple Tips to Make the Day a Success Business goes to the dogs as workplaces across the country celebrate the annual Take Your Dog to Work Day. The temporary office canines won’t be barking out orders to employees or wagging approval after a presentation, although some might be helping the receptionist greet visitors. The day [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Blog|

06-14-17 Veterinary E-News Magazine

    TOP NEWS Canadian Vet Caught on Tape For Abuse Faces Cruelty Charges By: Veterinary Practice News Dr. Mahavir Rekhi faces eight counts of causing unnecessary pain or suffering to an animal and eight counts of failing to provide suitable and adequate care for an animal. Read More University of Nebraska Welcomes New Veterinary [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|E-News Magazine|
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