Top 5 “Housekeeping” Tips for Vet Techs

Vet tech students concentrate on learning medical care, including animal physiology, anesthesia, and pharmacology. In practice, they also manage crucial “housekeeping” tasks—beyond actual cleaning—like paperwork, which keeps the veterinary clinic operational. While some practices have efficient systems for these tasks, others may require vet techs to develop their own methods for managing them. Following key…

Managing Moral Distress

Naya, a veterinarian, experiences moral distress when a family chooses to euthanize their dog, Clara, due to chronic skin issues despite potential treatments. This incident highlights the challenge of ethical dilemmas in veterinary medicine and underscores the need for support and policy changes to help professionals navigate such situations.

The AKC Canine Health Foundation Works to Advance the Health of All Dogs

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) is a one-of-a-kind, non-profit organization working to find and fund scientific research studies with the greatest potential to impact the health of all dogs. CHF bridges the gap between research and animal care by sharing the results of their funded discoveries with veterinary professionals like you, along with dog breeders and dog lovers dedicated to improving the health of our beloved dogs.