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Jumping OVER Fleas

Communicating with Pet Parents: A Guide to Flea Control and Beyond Hello, everyone! I’m Julie Legred, and today I want to share some insights on effectively communicating with pet owners to enhance the health and happiness of their furry friends. Engaging with pet parents is a crucial part of our daily activities, and there’s a…

MVP & VetTechPrep Enter to Win

Step into Success with VetTechPrep & MVP

Enter to Win a VetTechPrep Scholarship! Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP), in collaboration with VetTechPrep and Vetcetera, has launched the “MVP Prep to Achieve” initiative, offering at least 50 VetTechPrep course subscriptions with full tuition reimbursements to veterinary technician students. This partnership aims to ease the exam preparation burden and foster stronger connections within the veterinary…

Crucial Client Communication Strategies: A Guide for Vet Students

Effective client communication is crucial in veterinary practice. Veterinarians must not only possess medical knowledge but also be adept at conveying the importance of tests, procedures, and treatments to pet owners. Understanding and consent from clients are essential before any medical action can be taken. Thus, communication skills are as significant as medical expertise in…

B’LYME-y! Should I advise vaccination for K9 Lyme disease to my clients or not?

By Michelle Evason, DVM, BSc, DACVIM (SAIM)  Vaccination for canine Lyme disease (either ‘for’ or ‘against’) can be a hot topic, particularly in the current vaccine hesitancy era. Unfortunately, along with other aspects of Lyme borreliosis management in dogs and cats, it’s also a topic lacking clear evidence- and expert-based consensus.1a, 1b  What is the…