Mara DePena is a former veterinary assistant with experience working in animal hospitals in the United States and Spain.
She obtained her B.S. in Animal and Poultry Sciences from Virginia Tech in 2018 with a companion and laboratory animal emphasis. She currently works at Morris Animal Foundation as a Project Manager.
Traditional allergy treatments aim to alleviate symptoms associated with the allergy. Instead, ASIT aims to alter or reverse immune response but where to start and what does treatment look like?
Has your practice had a good year? With the year coming to a close, it’s important to look back on your practice’s performance. Here are a few things to consider when reflecting on 2022.
Although veterinary student debt is often discussed in the media, student debt among veterinary technologists, technicians, and nurses is often overlooked.
As our pets age, we typically focus on the physical changes that are likely to arise. However, we should also be aware of the possibility of changes to cognition and should be equipped to recognize, diagnose, and manage cognitive dysfunction syndrome.
Our pets are our constant companions. They love us unconditionally, just as we love them. But what happens when that loves becomes codependence?
Service dogs, working dogs, therapy dogs, emotional support dogs. What are the differences between these working “paw-fessionals?
Regardless of your facility’s proximity to an external laboratory, it’s worth considering the merit of in-house labs.
An in-house ultrasound is an invaluable resource for any veterinary practice. When considering how to integrate ultrasound into your practice, consider these keys to success.
The world of veterinary diagnostics is constantly changing. As technology continues to advance, it’s worth reevaluating your current x-ray setup and determining whether to invest in an upgrade.