The Help ‘Em Up® Harness was created by Blue Dog Designs in 2005 and is the first full-body lifting device for dogs with impaired mobility and strength. When dogs have difficulty moving because of muscle weakness, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, injuries, or surgical repairs, the Help ‘Em Up Harness provides them with the extra help up they need to live active and healthy lives.
Two things make the Help ‘EmRead more
Do you hate dentistry? Do you hide when a dental comes through the front door at your clinic? Read on to learn how you can transform yourself into a vet with a passion for dentistry!
Many children have dreams of becoming a vet when they grow up; not many of them have the same childhood view of veterinary science once they are qualified vets! Except for Dr Christine Hawke- a love ofRead more
He’s been in the veterinary industry since he was 15 years old, and loves treating 100% sick animals- meet Dr Adrian Simon, practice manager and emergency veterinarian at Eastside Veterinary Emergency.
What would you have done if you didn’t become a veterinarian?
“Who knows! I have been in the veterinary industry since I was 15 years old! I have almost done nothing but this. I do sometimes wonder about architecture…”
What isRead more
No, not the movie and I promise John Candy won’t be sharing his stories today. This is simply a helping hand from VetPrac to make your travels a little less stressful.
A few weeks ago, as I was traveling on other business, I had the opportunity to test out the travel routes to our upcoming Navigating Difficult Clinical Encounters Conference. Having never been a city girl, coming to Sydney forRead more
Last time we featured Dr Tania Banks in our VetPrac blog she was about to relocate from UQ in Gatton to CSU in Wagga Wagga, rural NSW. Let’s hear from Tania about how life and work have changed since the move.
You were looking forward to living close to the gym and being able to ride your bike to work. What other aspects of life in Wagga Wagga are youRead more
This is a blog post of gratitude and love. It could go on a bit, so I want to prepare you.
The September 9th marks two important events in my personal history. Firstly, it is the 10th anniversary of the first VetPrac Workshop. Secondly, it is the beginning of the Jewish New Year which marks this date as the birth of the universe. I cannot begin to describe how auspiciousRead more
Tip 1: In tick toxicity, respiratory failure can occur with or without the administration of tick antiserum
In tick toxicity, respiratory failure can occur with or without administration of tick antiserum. Aspiration pneumonia is frequently encountered in patients with lung disease related to tick paralysis. Aspiration pneumonia is attributed to oesophageal, pharyngeal and laryngeal dysfunction, all of which frequently occur in patients with tick paralysis.
Despite its importance, physical examination ofRead more
Dr Anne Fawcett didn’t always intend to be a vet or a superhero. Her academic path through university started with an honours degree in philosophy! Many of you might wonder why Anne eventually decided to study veterinary science, or whether she actually uses her philosophy degree when practising veterinary science! Read further to find the answers to these questions, and learn more about the multi-faceted and highly talented DrRead more
Can you say you know everything about cats? Have a read of our vettips to discover some facts you may not know!
Tip 1: FORL Update
In an Australian study, feline tooth resorption lesions was a common finding in all breeds of domestic cats. The overall prevalence was 52%, with 74% of cats over the age of six years having at least one lesion.
Tip 2: Avoid Confusion
Diagnostic confusion between lymphocytic plasmacytic gingivostomatitis and otherRead more
How do you maximise the best return on your education? Both culturally AND financially…
What key leadership principles are required to successfully implement lasting change?
What changes do YOU need to make in order for your practice to reach its full potential??
Dr Gary Turnbull from Lincoln Institute, a boutique leadership company, is here with Vlog 2 to discuss how to set expectations and apply the skills you’ve learnt to your advantage. Curious about howRead more
Help ‘Em Up HarnessSeptember 26,2018
Embracing Dentistry… Meet Dr Christine HawkeSeptember 26,2018
Emergency Veterinarian and Practice Manager.. Meet Dr Adrian SimonSeptember 25,2018
Planes, Trains and Automobiles… Or is it….September 19,2018
Dr Tania Banks at Wagga Wagga CSUSeptember 12,2018