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  • April is Heartworm Awareness Month
    Dogs are like children.  There’s the good–the joy of their arrival, being a part of their day-to-day growth, and the unqualified love that flows in both directions.  And there’s the not so good.  Like children, dogs need protection from a variety of illnesses.What are heartworms?Heartworms are little foot-long worms (parasites) that live in a dog’s […]
  • Careers with Horses - The Bloodstock Agent
    Want to be make a career of running around with the most beautiful horses? Maybe becoming a bloodstock agent is the job for you. You won't get too dirty and, best of all, this is one of the few jobs with horses that can make you some real  money!  If you're good at it, of […]
  • Building a Strong Connection with your Parrot
    Developing a great connection with your parrot starts the first day you bring her home. Behavioral problems of all kinds can be avoided by having a keen eye, creating an exciting environment, and demonstrating respect.  Fundamentals of Parrot PartneringCaging You need room to move--so does a parrot.  Remember:  your friend has to spend many hours in […]



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Vet Tech Tips

Skilled Professional?  Newbie?  Read on to discover some thoughts on what makes for a great Vet Tech. Be Creative It is easy to look at a supplied list and use it as a treatment outline.  A talented  Tech goes beyond the checklist! Meds--Why has the medication been prescribed? Think about what you are administering and [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Blog|

Cat Grooming 101 – Nails

Even with scratching posts, we need help keeping our nails nice and trim. They can still get caught on things and we hate that! So ask your mom or dad (or another trusted grown-up) to keep them clipped. Only an adult should do this. Show the grown-up this card for directions. First, they should gently [...]

By | January 27th, 2017|The Happy Kids-Happy Pets corner|

Veterinary Technicians: Front Line Animal Care Providers

It's often said that vet technicians are the gatekeepers to veterinary care.  The unsung heroes of the practice, these dedicated practitioners typically complete a 2-year program with accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).   Licensing, certification and registration requirements for vet technicians vary by state.   What does a veterinary technician do? It all [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Blog|

01-12-17 Veterinary E-News Magazine

  TOP NEWS Overtime Pay Rule On Hold By: Veterinary Practice News Editors Some veterinary employees remain exempt from overtime pay, at least for now. Read More Ban on powdered gloves coming Jan. 18 By: Edie Lau, VIN Powdered medical gloves are going the way of powdered wigs. FDA cites numerous health dangers. Read More [...]

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

Meow + Roar = Hybrid Cats

Beautiful, strong and mysterious – just some of the traits driving up the demand for hybrid cat breeds. It's the closest you’ll get to sharing your home with a lion or tiger; hybrids were developed by crossing a domestic cat breed with a wild cat breed. They are often categorized as F1, F2, F3, F4 [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|Blog|

12-08-16 Veterinary E-News Magazine

  Year in review: The top 10 veterinary news stories of 2016 By:dvm360.com staff Peruse DVM360's most highly clicked-on headlines from this year-and draw your own conclusions about how the profession fared this year. Read More CANINE NEWS Dog Has the Most Incredible "Buddy the Elf" Moment When Her Family Takes Her to Meet Santa [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|E-News Magazine|

Horses & Kids: Friends with Benefits

Much like adults, children carry physical and emotional damage.  Sometimes it's difficult for them to explain exactly what's wrong or how a grown-up can make it better.  Horses, and many other animals, offer something special--an opportunity to learn new and effective ways to cope with problems as well as interactions that may extend beyond the [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Blog|

Veterinary ALL-IN- ONE X-ray System 4-Way Combo

Small Animal plus Mixed Animal X-ray System with DR Wizard Wireless Package Radiology enhancement, Productivity, Safety, Service, installation.... Any room flexibility, In Field Small and Large animal productivity, Ultra powerful 120kVp high capacity Ultra-light x-ray unit, Improved workflow and productivity.   When your Veterinary Hospital or Clinic begins planning its new radiology equipment purchase, it [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|Blog|

11-11-16 Veterinary E-News Magazine

  CANINE NEWS Types of War Dogs By: uswardogs.org Over the centuries dogs have had many roles with the military, but in modern times specific duties have been defined where dogs can give the best service.Read More Discovery of new bacteria complicates problem with salmon poisoning in dogs By: Oregon State University Scientist discovery of [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|E-News Magazine|

Purebred Or Mixed?

My human mom used to only want a purebred dog. that means a dog with a mommy and daddy who come from the same breed. She was clueless about those of us who come from a mixture of dogs. She didn't know how smart, friendly, and sweet we are. The proof came when she met [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|The Happy Kids-Happy Pets corner|
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