Implementing permission-seeking protocols with animals could have dramatic effects, says behavior consultant and MVC 2024 speaker Steve Dale.
When the majority of cats and dogs have some degree of periodontal disease, it is more important than ever to educate clients on the importance of regular dental cleanings for their pets.
Navigating the intricacies of endocrine disorders in pets poses a multifaceted challenge for veterinarians treating these patients.
More pet owners are opting for non-traditional animals like pygmy goats and potbellied pigs. But what happens when they can no longer care for farm animals in their urban homes?
Increasing regulations have made many opioids difficult to obtain or more cumbersome to use, forcing practitioners to explore alternative pain management strategies and medications in an effort to maintain the same level of care.
With the growing popularity of aquariums, the demand for fish healthcare is on the rise. Yet, the world of aquatic veterinary medicine remains a niche within the broader field.
Unless you have a money tree, you need to be strategic about your finances! But ensuring your practice offers high-quality care at a competitive price is a tricky balance.
Relaxing on command is difficult for people, not to mention for dogs and cats. But conditioning a relaxation response can have widespread applications for veterinary professionals and pet owners.
With so much to learn and only four years of vet school in which to learn it, having someone around who can show you the ropes may be the difference between staying on board and jumping ship.
In this episode, MVC2024 speaker Dr. Christy King joins us to talk about renewed interest in antimicrobial resistance and share a sneak peek into programming at next month’s conference. Episode Guest Listen Now!
Two lifelong animal advocates join us to share insight into what led them to devote their careers to protecting animals—and their people.
Not everyone can afford the “gold standard,” nor does everyone want lengthy or difficult treatments for their pets. But that doesn’t mean they have no options.
The Midwest Veterinary Conference is known for its outstanding education, but don’t miss out on everything the event—and the host city—has to offer!
For veterinary professionals, connecting with animals is easy, but when it comes to connecting with humans, some of us aren’t nearly as comfortable. But with a little practice, networking can become much easier.
Featuring 325+ hours of live and on-demand CE in 25 tracks, 100+ expert speakers, and nearly 200 exhibitors, the 2024 Midwest Veterinary Conference is packed full of opportunities to learn and engage. Registration is now open!
The key to a positive relationship is a solid foundation of trust, and that is especially true when it comes to relationships with clients.
For many general practitioners, ophthalmology is intimidating. But there are ways to simplify eye exams and make accurate diagnoses using simple tools you already have on hand.
The voices in our heads aren’t always a sign of mental illness: Sometimes, they can help you become more self-aware, and in so doing, become a happier, healthier, more productive person.
Scientific advances have made modern veterinary treatments very effective, but what do you do when conventional options have run out? For Dr. Alexia Tsakiris, the answer is to get back to nature.
In this episode, get a sneak peek at dairy cattle-focused programming at the 2023 MVC.
There’s no need to get board certified and become a specialist to use radiology in your practice. Dr. Marc Seitz has some useful, practical tips and tricks for small animal practitioners.
Like many of the higher sciences, cytology can be intimidating to general practitioners. For some, it’s just easier to refer clients to specialists. But it doesn’t always have to be difficult!
Synergy is more than a corporate buzzword. The concept that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts is the foundation of holistic medicine, which aims to treat the entire patient.
The MVC is here! You’ve heard all about the programming, but what about the after-hours activities? We’ve got a Columbus visitor’s guide in this episode.
Inventory management is something that many veterinary practices struggle with, but when stock makes up the second-largest expense, learning how to properly manage your inventory is a necessary evil.
When it comes to emergencies, veterinary professionals need to be able to think on their feet and make fast decisions.
Aquaculture is a growing area of veterinary medicine, but few veterinarians have extensive experience treating fish patients, making an already tricky science even trickier.
Veterinary technicians play a vital role on critical care and surgical teams, but are they ready to deal with large animal emergencies?
Poop: It’s more than just something that people find gross, fascinating, or grossly fascinating. In fact, veterinary researchers are investigating ways to turn it into a cure.
In a world where people are increasingly spending their time online, developing an effective digital marketing plan is a must. But with so many options out there, where do you even start?
Holistic therapies are growing in popularity among humans, and that trend is spilling over into the animal world as well. Is this something you should consider adding to your practice?
Interest in keeping backyard poultry has been increasing—but the number of veterinarians who see poultry hasn’t. How can small animal veterinarians evolve to fill this growing need?