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A Remarkable Recovery: Blue's Journey with Phovia Light Therapy
Published on 9/13/23
In a horrifying twist of fate, Blue was struck by a truck, resulting in severe trauma to his chest, neck, and head. Learn how Phovia Light Therapy helped him run again.
How a Penn Vet Customer Used PetDesk to Grow Their Business
Published on 8/1/23
Discover how a 30-year old family-owned practice earned and saved big with PetDesk.
Clinical Study - Impacts of Omega-3s on Canine Coat and Body Discomfort
Published on 7/19/23
This new study provides insight into how different marine sources of omega-3 fatty acids could significantly improve dogs' discomfort scores and coat condition.
Recognizing and Testing for Symptoms of Marijuana Toxicity in Pets
Published on 6/26/23
With the increasing acceptance and availability of marijuana products, it's important for to familiarize yourself with the symptoms of marijuana toxicity in pets.
Starting Your Own Veterinary Practice - Financing
Published on 6/23/23
Startup costs, breakeven timeline, and financing solutions -- what are the first things you need to consider when starting a new veterinary practice?
How 2 Real-World Practices Increased Efficiency with PetDesk
Published on 1/12/23
If efficiency is on your list of resolutions for 2023, check out these two case studies from our service partners at PetDesk.
Healthy Immune Function in Companion Animals
Published on 11/28/22
A balanced nutritional plan is critical for an animal’s healthy immune system response. Curb the effects of immune stressors.
4 Ways to Make Equipment Purchasing Easier in 2022
Published on 11/15/22
Equipment season has arrived! While this time of year undoubtedly brings excitement and anticipation to your hospital (I mean, who doesn’t like new stuff?), making equipment decisions can be confusing, overwhelming, and downright exhausting.
Treating Separation Anxiety: Life-Changing and Profitable
Published on 8/24/22
Separation anxiety is frequently misdiagnosed or missed altogether, in part because we as vets don’t ask whether their dog is experiencing symptoms – we wait for the client to ask us.
Hospitals are revamping their pharmacy game with new technology that facilitates after-hours ordering, automated payment requests, reminders, and more, leading to a 10-15% increase in pharmacy sales in the first month.
Help Clients Keep Pets Safe This July 4th
Published on 6/24/22
Help educate your clients of the importance of Independence Day pet safety with this collection of sharable social media resources.
7 Thoughtful Ways to Thank Your Staff
Published on 6/6/22
It’s easy to take staff for granted. You’re all so busy caring for animals that it’s hard to find time to show your staff how much they mean to you! In partnership with IVPA
Tick Season Regional Roundup
Published on 3/3/22
Tick-borne diseases have been found in every state, but evaluating the risk on a dog by region is extremely beneficial in helping owners understand the threat.
Do you want dental extractions to be easier?
Published on 2/14/22
Do you know the feeling of working away at a tooth for what seems like hours, never knowing when it will loosen or snap? You need to think about making the anatomy of the tooth work in your favor.
Tools to Streamline Your Practice in 2022
Published on 12/30/21
Supercharge your practice in 2022 with our best lineup of services ever.
Treating Tumors: How The Game Has Changed
Published on 11/12/21
Examining the effectiveness and clinical applications of an injection to treat mast cell tumors from start to finish with no surgery or stitches.
Don't Horse Around with Osteoarthritis!
Published on 9/29/21
It's best to be proactive against equine OA, but what steps should be taken to do so?
Increasing Feline Visits This Fall
Published on 8/30/21
Fall is prime time for feline checkups...so how do you actually get people to bring them in for a visit?
3 Simple (and Impactful) Social Media Tactics For Every Hospital
Published on 6/17/21
Social media can sometimes feel like a frivolous, optional, time-wasting pursuit in a busy clinic...but are you missing out on an important (and easy) business tactic?
"Hot Spot" Season: Tackling Acute Moist Dermatitis
Published on 6/3/21
Summer? We know it as "hot spot" season....Causes, symptoms, & the most effective short-term and long-term treatments.
Helping Dogs and Cats Relax Naturally with ProQuiet
Published on 5/13/21
Proven safe and effective in three separate studies, ProQuiet could be a great all-natural option for pets experiencing anxiety - including separation anxiety!
Animal Behavior in a Post-COVID World
Published on 5/5/21
The end of the pandemic will bring new challenges in the veterinary field. Find out what those challenges are and how you can address them!
10 Answers To Common Questions About Veterinary Compounding
Published on 4/9/21
Find out all the important info you need to know about veterinary compounding!
Monitoring ETCO2 and Anesthetic Gas in the Companion Animal Clinic
Published on 3/31/21
Monitoring within veterinary medicine has made several leaps and bounds throughout the past 20 years. Arguably the most significant achievements in surgical monitoring have been within the scope of measuring clinically significant gas exchange, specifically pulse oximetry and capnography.