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Manage Pain Before Starting Cats In Rehab

November 12, 2018 Blog

Before starting cats in rehab, it’s important to identify and treat the source of their pain, said Carolina Medina, DVM,…Read More

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Play And Rewards Entice Cats In Rehab Setting

November 5, 2018 Blog

Cats may seem like the most unlikely of rehab patients, but in her VMX presentation Purrfect Rehab: Mobility and Pain…Read More

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Time for a Fear Free Pet Makeover for Your Clinic

November 5, 2018 Blog

One veterinarian shares tips and amenities added to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in pets and clients at her veterinary…Read More

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Do You Hear What I Hear? Noise Aversion Beyond Thunder and Fireworks

October 29, 2018 Blog

Noise aversion isn’t only about thunder and fireworks. Many of your patients are suffering daily from noise aversion to everyday…Read More

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Hemp Products, Pets, And The Law: What Veterinarians Should Know

October 29, 2018 Blog

While medicinal hemp products have not been subject to rigorous FDA oversight, many pet product companies tout multiple health benefits…Read More

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Restraint, Fear, And The Defense Cascade: How They Affect Pets

October 29, 2018 Blog

The Fear Free movement aims to minimize the fear pets feel in our care, whether it happens in veterinary practices,…Read More

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Thought for Food

October 22, 2018 Blog

In human medicine, postoperative nausea and vomiting are among the most prevalent and concerning of all postanesthetic complications. The conditions…Read More

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How To Face Fear Free Challenges: A Q&A With Dr. Marty Becker and Dr. Kathryn Primm

October 22, 2018 Blog

People frequently approach me after lectures with questions about how I handle issues with implementing Fear Free. I have ideas…Read More

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Understanding And Coping With The Stress Of Being A Vet Tech

October 15, 2018 Blog

Being a vet tech is stressful for a lot of obvious reasons, including long hours, a fast pace, difficult schedules,…Read More

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Fear Free Efforts Can Turn Petrified into Purr-ified

October 15, 2018 Blog

Stranger danger is one of the greatest concerns for cats during veterinary care, says Fear Free-certified professional Amy Shojai, CABC,…Read More

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Vaccinations for the Mind: Positive Puppy Socialization

October 15, 2018 Blog

Puppies should explore the world and the people with whom they share it! When clients bring home a puppy, they…Read More

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What About Your Fears?

October 8, 2018 Blog

It is well established that animals can pick up on our emotions, including fear and hesitation. Equine veterinarians are especially…Read More