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Handling animals with aggressive behavior in the clinic

Any animal has the potential to be aggressive, especially in the veterinary clinic. Many times this aggression stems from fear and anxiety. For some pets, the act of getting to the clinic is stressful enough without the added features of other pets and people along with pheromones from other equally stressed animals. There are a few things that can be …

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“Walk-in” Veterinary Clinics

There are a new type of veterinary clinics opening in the United States and their aim is to help pet owners get more accessible and immediate veterinary care by making it “appointment free”. Easyvet, a veterinary franchise, is opening two new veterinary walk-in clinics in the states of Arizona and Georgia. These clinics will offer the pet owners veterinary care …

“Baby-talk” is good for dogs

A recent study, conducted by researchers at the University of York, suggests that veterinarians should use “baby talk” when interacting with canine patients that are unfamiliar with. The study shows that this way of communicating with the dogs relaxes them and makes them more comfortable, especially if it is a first-time visit to the clinic. The study is published in …

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Typical Day At The Clinic Video by Victoria Birch

Victoria Birch: “I got to be a judge in a pet parade!!! Went to our clinics annual crawfish boil! I had so much fun making this vlog!! Thank you so much for watching 🙂 don’t forget to subscribe! Xoxo”   Disclaimers: 1. A licensed veterinary nurse/technician can only practice underneath a licensed veterinarian 2. A veterinary nurse and a veterinary …