14 November 2022
Transitioning from school to the workplace is difficult for any job, but it can be especially challenging for new DVMs. After completing your undergraduate and veterinary degrees, you're probably nervous about finally entering the workforce. While nothing can fully eliminate these jitters, it can help to know that you're embarking on a challenging career where you can make a real difference. Of course, you also need to consider your future and long-term goals.
28 July 2022
Petting an animal is about so much more than companionship and comfort. It also helps pet owners identify a variety of problems that their pets could be experiencing. While petting your cat or dog, you might feel that its stomach is swollen. If you notice that your pet's stomach is swollen, it's vital to take them to the vet as soon as possible. Many of the potential health issues are serious, and it is important that you look for other symptoms that could indicate a health issue.
9 May 2022
Arthritis is a concern for many dogs, especially as they get older. Like humans, arthritis can affect your pet's mobility and quality of life. Your local veterinarian can treat your dog's arthritis in a number of ways, helping to improve the animal's quality of life. Your vet will likely detect early signs of arthritis if you take your dog for regular check-ups. However, if you're not in the habit of visiting the veterinary clinic regularly, it's possible for your dog to develop arthritis and suffer from it until detection.
3 March 2022
When you need advice about your pet in a non-emergency situation, you typically have a few options at your disposal. One thing to do is contact your local animal hospital to ask if you're able to exchange text messages with a veterinarian. More and more clinics are offering this service, which may be something that you wish to pursue. While there will be some parameters to follow, you'll appreciate being able to share some information about your pet via text and receive professional advice in a short period of time.