Community encourages the practice that builds a habit – by Harris Fitzgerel

Guest article by Harris Fitzgerel on “Community encourages the practice that builds a habit”. If you read the last blog I wrote, it seems pretty clear that I’m a strong proponent for creating a work-life balance for yourself when you’re in vet school in order to build a habit of doing so not only throughout school but also in the …

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Breakthroughs in veterinary medicine in the last decade

Parallel to the developments in human medicine, veterinary medicine also manages to implement modern approaches to health practice. Researchers in the field work day and night to provide ways that could potentially improve the quality of life of all animal species. In this article, we will discuss the breakthroughs in veterinary medicine in the last decade.  Here is a list …

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Putting Yourself First – by Dr. Theresa Loo

A guest article by Dr. Theresa Loo – Putting Yourself First.   Dear Readers, When I say I’m a veterinarian, I’m filled with a sense of overwhelming pride and purpose. But as much as this profession fulfills me, it can also be incredibly draining. I’ve been reading more and more about the prevalence of compassion fatigue, burnout, and anxiety in the veterinary …

most unique gifts for vet techs

Most Unique Gifts for Vet Techs

Vet Tech Appreciation Week is coming really soon so we made a list of 7 gift ideas for this special event. You can surprise your colleagues or friends that are veterinary technician professionals and make them feel special for the occasion. Check out these unique gifts for vet techs. 1. Jewelry Surprise your favorite vet tech with a fancy jewelry …

Everything you need to know about being a vet tech veterinary technician

Everything you need to know about being a Vet Tech

What is a Vet Tech What is like being a vet tech? 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 …

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Surgical Hypothermia

Veterinary surgery is a huge part of most veterinary clinics. All veterinary clinics are aware of surgical complications and surgical hypothermia. On the infographic below you may see the path for heat loss in animals during surgeries, the main reasons for heat loss during surgeries and simple ways of preventing heat loss during surgeries. All veterinary surgeries can be divided …

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VET TECH APPRECIATION WEEK

The Vet Tech Appreciation Week or the National Vet Tech Week represents an annual tradition in celebrating the Vet Tech profession. For now, this vet tech week is celebrated only in the US, but as the profession grows each year it won’t be a miracle if other countries join the celebration as well. The tradition started in June 1993 when …

Veterinary Specialties

Veterinary Specialties

Additional training and educational course for a DVM gives them an opportunity to specialize in a certain field of veterinary specialties. After the training course, the doctor has to pass an examination process evaluating his expertise in the field. If the exam is successfully passed then you become a veterinary specialist. Veterinary specialists are more and more popular and a …