Ear mites - Otodectes cyanotis

Ear mites – Otodectes cyanotis

Does Fido keep scratching and whining in pain? His ears smell funny? Does your cat lose balance climbing down the tree? Maybe it’s time to visit the vet and check them ears out.  Maybe it’s ear mites – Otodectes cyanotis! Ear mites are tiny little microscopic parasites living their life cycle in the inner ear canal and feeding on dead …

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Vet Tech Superheroes

Vet tech superheroes infographic about all the duties they have. A veterinary technician is a certified professional in the field of veterinary technology who provides technical support for veterinarians in the process of patient care. Besides veterinarians, a vet tech is equally involved in the care of patients in veterinary hospitals and represents a valuable team member and irreplaceable asset. …

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Answering Tough Veterinary Questions – Video by Victoria Birch

Answering Tough Veterinary Questions with Victoria Birch. Victoria Birch is a lovely veterinary nurse that is sharing her daily veterinary life with everybody through her YouTube videos. It’s not easy being a veterinary nurse but her positive vibes and beautiful smile show us that you can get through every day no matter how tough it is. In this video, Victoria …

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Vet Tech Books

We made another cool list of items, vet tech books to be exact. Some of them can be used during studying programs, others prior to the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Exam) and there’s one practical everyday reference book to use during dynamic work-hours in the clinic. Most of the books can be useful for everyone involved in the veterinary field, so …

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Veterinary Coloring Books

Except for being an amusing activity, coloring and drawing can actually help you remember something you want. Many researchers claim that using coloring or drawing of objects of interest is a great strategy to enhance your memory. This time we will present some veterinary coloring books, primarily useful for veterinary students, but besides them, professionals in the field can also …

More support for Veterinary Nurse Initiative

We all know about the Veterinary Nurse Initiative, making people talk about this issue for the past few months. In short, the Veterinary Nurse Initiative is about creating a unified registered veterinary nurse credential recognized across all states in the United States of America. The initiative is ongoing and is getting more support every day. The newest support comes from …

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Open Root Planing and Bone Graft Treatment – Video by Dr. Brett Beckman

Open Root Planing and Bone Graft Treatment guide video by Dr. Brett Beckman. Veterinary dentistry is a specialty in the veterinary medicine where the veterinarian has undergone a specialty education in the field of dental care for animals. This specialty is oriented to the prevention of oral diseases and diagnosis and treatment of occurring oral diseases and disorders. Veterinary dentists are …

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Why Ambulatory Veterinary Medicine Is Here To Stay

By Nicole LaForest, BSc., LVT, RVT, CCFT, WSAVT President   Across the US, there are a small, but thriving number of us veterinary professionals that offer ambulatory services and ambulatory veterinary medicine. What is an ambulatory practice you may wonder? Well, it’s a type of service that works in conjunction with your local veterinary hospital to provide in-house specialty services, …

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Bladder Stones in a Dog 40 lb – Video by Vet Surgery Channel

The video presented below shows a surgery technique for removing bladder stones in a dog. Formation of bladder stones in the bladder of dogs are a collection of minerals and some other materials. The most common bladder stone seen in dogs is made of calcium oxalate, struvite, cystine crystals or urate. Many types of bladder stones can be identified by …