Guidelines promote preventive care
The new AAHA-AVMA Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines can help veterinarians improve patient care and can provide a foundation for…
Prevent and manage conflict with new reputation resources
Healthy relationships and communication with clients are crucial to patient care and to the wellbeing of veterinary team members. Working…
Partnership continues promoting preventive care
Dr. Diane R. Eigner, director of The Cat Doctor in Philadelphia, said that staff members at her practice go out of their way to educate clients about…
Analysis looks at Idexx data on preventive care
An analysis of Idexx Laboratories Inc. preventive care screening profiles from more than 5,000 practices found that for animals in all adult life…
Report explores disconnect over preventive care
The fifth annual State of Pet Health Report from Banfield Pet Hospital was released Aug. 12 at Banfield’s Pet Healthcare Industry Summit
Heartworm prevention: How our language influences care
AVMA’s suite of language tools helps you choose the best words to communicate with clients. In this video, see how a team member’s choice of words…
Communicating with clients key to preventive care
While gearing up to launch a consumer campaign, Partners for Healthy Pets is stepping up efforts to help practitioners promote preventive care to…
New toolbox to help increase preventive care
Practitioners can turn to the new Partners for Healthy Pets program for a toolbox full of resources to help increase preventive care for pets.
AAHA offers webcast on preventive care guidelines
The American Animal Hospital Association is offering a webcast about the new AAHA-AVMA guidelines on preventive care for dogs and cats.
Partnership to promote preventive care for pets
The decline in the frequency of veterinary visits for cats and dogs in the United States is posing a risk to pet health, according to the new…
Unite your practice around preventive care guidelines
How does a veterinary practice get all employees to focus on adopting best-practice preventive healthcare guidelines for use in everyday practice?…
AVMF, Purina Pro Plan expand charitable care program to support veterinarians, clients
The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) is partnering with Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets to help expand the Foundation’s Reaching Every…
Certificate program can raise the bar on preventive care
As veterinarians are well aware, preventive care is key to keeping pets healthy. But if your clients don’t know, or believe, this to be true, what can…
Video promotes preventive care for avian, exotic pets
A free video is available for veterinary practices to use on their websites to promote preventive care
Preventive care: good for animals and the profession
The veterinary profession is in constant peril, and, like any animal patient, in need of preventive care.
National Dog Bite Prevention Week coming up in April
To help educate the public and reduce dog bites, the AVMA is once again sponsoring National Dog Bite Prevention Week, held this year from April 9-15.
Ditching the blame game: Effectively responding to medical errors
A session on veterinary medical errors at the 2023 Student AVMA (SAVMA) Symposium discussed what the most common errors are, the importance of…
These may all be signs of asthma. The disease in humans is much the same as in animals; the airway becomes inflamed
AAVMC sessions focus on data for student success, curriculum on preventive care
Sessions during the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges annual conference and Iverson Bell Symposium, March 8-10 in Washington, D.C.,…
NAVTA, Virox launch certificate program in infection prevention
The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, in partnership with Virox Technologies, has launched The Infection Prevention Leader…
National Dog Bite Prevention Week: Promoting peaceful coexistence with our canine companions
Most dogs coexist peacefully with people, but dog bites remain a serious public health risk. National Dog Bite Prevention Week is April 9-15.
Q&A: Faeh Butler emphasizes importance of effective communication, listening
Dr. Sandra Faeh Butler is one of three candidates running for 2023-24 AVMA president-elect. The AVMA House of Delegates (HOD) will decide who will…
Shelter veterinarians update care guidelines
The latest iteration of the Association of Shelter Veterinarians’ standard-of-care guidelines updates the original 12-year-old document and includes…
NVA splits into two businesses, may go public in next few years
National Veterinary Associates (NVA) announced that it will form two separate businesses, which will prepare to go public in a few years. Ethos…
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