Good client communication is essential in practicing veterinary medicine. The ability to communicate effectively leads to trust and confidence in pet care, making your clients more likely to follow advice and agree with your diagnostic/treatment plan. Here are some tips on talking to clients: DO: Always discuss the possible causes of the symptoms/signs and be […]
The Power of One Health
One Health is a concept that recognizes the connection between the health of animals, people, and the environment. I first became familiar with One Health after attending a talk at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. This talk familiarized me with One Health and its practical use for veterinary and human health professionals. The […]
Summertime Means Fleas!
As a veterinarian in small animal practice, I know how difficult it can be for pet owners to deal with fleas. The primary issue we encounter is that many pet owners are unaware their furry family member has been sharing everything with these uninvited roommates! Often, a pet experiencing itchiness, redness, and hair loss in […]