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New Hope For Dogs With Cancer

From developing immunotherapeutic treatments for canine osteosarcoma to anticancer drugs, researchers at veterinary colleges are taking innovative approaches to treating cancer in pets

Much ground is being covered in the way of oncology research in veterinary medicine, largely in immunotherapy. This article covers research being done by some of the top veterinary colleges in the country.

TCVM for Treating Autoimmune Skin Diseases

While traditional Chinese veterinary medicine has shown promising anecdotal evidence in alleviating inflammatory skin diseases, more clinical trials are needed to recommend it past an adjunct therapy.

With proper training, traditional Chinese veterinary medicine modalities (specifically acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy) can be easily implemented in clinical settings to empower Western practice for better patient-centered care.

Fish Oil Dosing in Pet Diets and Supplements

EPA and DHA may be beneficial in disease states, but use care when recommending EPA and DHA–containing VTDs and pet supplements concurrently.

EPA and DHA may be beneficial in disease states, but use care when recommending EPA and DHA–containing VTDs and pet supplements concurrently.

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Staying Centered in a Crisis

Humanitarian crises also affect the veterinary profession—but is it always in a negative way? These times of uncertainty can help the profession learn new ways of growing, adapting, and thriving.

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Stamp Out Burnout

As we grow older in life and in this profession, we may feel it is acceptable or inevitable to feel mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausted. But these feelings are not shared by every veterinary professional and may be a cause for concern. It may signal burnout caused by the demands of the job.

What’s Next for Veterinarians?

Cutting-edge diagnostic tools, exciting technological developments, and promising advances in animal-health research have provided veterinarians with the ability to ensure that their patients stay healthy and live longer.

A Selective Summary of the 2019 Triennial Heartworm Symposium

Heartworm disease prevalence, pathology, and management protocols headlined the 16th American Heartworm Society (AHS) Triennial Symposium, held September 8-11, 2019, in New Orleans. Given the challenges heartworm disease continues to present to the veterinary profession, discovering new strategies for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment is vital to reducing its impact.

Build Lasting Client Bonds That Make an Impact

Being a veterinarian is a calling. We go through years of schooling and dedicate our lives to practicing veterinary medicine because we have a deep desire to care for pets. But what school doesn’t always prepare us for are the complexities of effectively communicating with clients.

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