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Navigating Student Loans for Veterinary Technicians

Navigating Student Loans

Although veterinary student debt is often discussed in the media, student debt among veterinary technologists, technicians, and nurses is often overlooked.

becoming a veterinary technician specialist

Use of Technicians during a COHAT; a Clinic’s Most Powerful Asset

In this article I want to focus on the COHAT (Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment & Treatment) and the use of veterinarians and technicians during the procedure.

5 Keys to Successfully Integrating Ultrasound Into Your Veterinary Practice

A Technician’s Role in Ultrasound

In human medicine, ultrasound is becoming an integral part of the physical exam, and veterinary medicine is not far behind.

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

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.

Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Managing Separation Anxiety

Our pets are our constant companions. They love us unconditionally, just as we love them. But what happens when that loves becomes codependence?

Support Animal

Dogs With Jobs

Service dogs, working dogs, therapy dogs, emotional support dogs. What are the differences between these working “paw-fessionals?

Veterinary in-house laboratory

4 Reasons Why You Should Consider In-House Labs

Regardless of your facility’s proximity to an external laboratory, it’s worth considering the merit of in-house labs.

Hookworm

Emerging Canine Hookworm Resistance

Beyond the concern for canine health, MDR in canine hookworms could present a serious threat to human health. Learn More.

Zoonotic Disease and Intestinal Parasites

Zoonotic Disease and Intestinal Parasites

Echinococcus tapeworm infections are starting to become more common in areas of Canada and the United States where they had not been recognized previously.

5 Keys to Successfully Integrating Ultrasound Into Your Veterinary Practice

5 Keys to Successfully Integrating Ultrasound Into Your Veterinary Practice

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.

Veterinary X-ray

6 Factors to Consider when asking “Is It Time to Update my Digital X-Ray?

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.

Exploring Mental Health in Companion Animals

Our canine companions can suffer from canine compulsive disorder (CCD), a disorder very similar in nature to human OCD.

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