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Veterinary E-News Magazine
East Asian tick species turns up on New Jersey sheepBy: Veterinary Practice News Last summer, the owner noticed her clothes were covered in ticks-and not the area’s native deer ticks
Why pals can be a problem for departing doctorsBy: Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD Imagine you decide to leave your veterinary practice and your coworker wants to follow. If you aren’t careful, you could end up in court.
No board sanction without representationBy: Marc Rosenberg, VMD
An appearance before the state veterinary board brings up a larger issue: If a board’s composition doesn’t reflect the professionals it oversees, can it fairly pass judgment?
Veterinary profession mulls implementing USP 800
By: Christy Corp-Minamiji
A new federal standard designed to protect the safety of health-care personnel who handle hazardous drugs has sparked confusion and concern among veterinarians who fear that the change will complicate their jobs.
Proof-of-concept study reveals feasibility of eliminating rabies in AfricaBy: Institut Pasteur Scientists have carried out a mass dog vaccination in Chad and determined its effect on human rabies exposure.
A helping paw: comfort within crisis
By: Hannah Wagle, Assistant Content Specialist
In the aftermath of a tragic event or natural disaster, Lutheran Church Charities’ K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry helps bring light back into the victims’ dark world.
Why using ‘baby-talk’ improves our bond with dogsBy: BBC News
Using “dog-speak” is important in building a bond between a dog and their owner, scientists from the University of York have found.
Otitis Externa: Inflammation of the Ear CanalBy: Sandra Grable, AAS, CVT The many factors that can contribute to otitis need to be addressed so that initial infections do not progress to chronic changes, such as irreversible structural damage to the ear canal and cartilage.
The feline facets of Cushing’s disease
By: Sarah J. Wooten, DVM
Unregulated diabetic? Fragile skin? Recurrent UTIs? Your feline veterinary patient might have Cushing’s! Dr. David Bruyette shares everything you need to know about diagnosis and management of cushingoid cats.
Surgery STAT: Don’t forget nutrition! Placing esophagostomy tubes in catsBy: Marc Hirshenson, DVM, DACVS, American College of Veterinary Surgeons This simple procedure ensures adequate nutrition for postsurgical feline veterinary patients-which can speed recovery time and minimize hospitalization.
Feds Address Horse Industry Concerns About CDL RequirementsBy: Edited Press Release The American Horse Council requested clarification from the FMCSA regarding commercial driver license regulations.
EIPH in Barrel-Racing Horses
By: Kentucky Equine Research Staff
Though EIPH is most closely associated with racehorses, researchers recently set out to determine the prevalence of the disease, also known as bleeding, in barrel-racing horses.
What’s old is new: A new horse genus emerges through DNA analysis of North American fossilsBy: Jennifer Gaumnitz, Senior Content Specialist The equid family tree was shaken up in a recent study by an international research team.
Arizona Horse Diagnosed With EHM
By: Michelle Anderson
The Quarter Horse gelding attended cutting events in Las Vegas and Arizona in the month prior to developing clinical signs.
Veterinary coalition looks to study access to careBy: Veterinary Practice News Group hopes to identify barriers that families face as well as best practices in delivering veterinary care to underserved pets
Two tricks to create less waste
By: Heather E. Lewis, AIA
Cutting down on waste is possible for anyone, including veterinary professionals. Here are some quick changes you can make to reduce the impact at your practice.
By: Thomas E. Catanzaro, DVM, MHA
The team-based healthcare delivery system allows doctors to be far more productive, while establishing pride and productivity at the staff level; this is a true win-win format for veterinary practices
Topical, pill or chewable? Pet owners weigh in on preventivesBy: Sarah Mouton Dowdy, Associate Content Specialist At Fetch dvm360 in San Diego, we wanted to know the real reasons veterinary clients choose one route of administration over the other.
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