Welcome to Dr. Melanie Bowdan’s Ted Talk
COVID-19 and your pet, what are some things you can do to self isolate with your fur family and prepare? It is a good idea to: Stock up on your pets food for a few weeks. Any medication your dog needs should be stocked. Emergency first aid kits and easily accessible emergency numbers are also good to keep on hand. Be responsible! It is a bad idea to: Not prepare, visit dog parks, grooming…
Wildlife during winter have it tough. Food is more scarce, exposed toes, noses and ears are at risk of frost bite, and shelter is limited. There are ways you can help your local wildlife survive, like the beautiful Virginia Opossum, North Americas only native marsupial. Feed almonds and cashews to the squirrels, feed the birds, provide straw for nesting animals, break ice so they can access the water underneath, let them in your house (Just…
We can all agree, what is happening in Australia is truly devastating. How can we help? There are plenty of “Go Fund Me’s” available from reputable sources. Luke Reavley is an Australian Zoo employee who set up this particular Go Fund Me, please take a look to see how you can directly support the koalas and provide drinking stations to animals in dire need! Click here to support Australia animal drinking stations!
The veterinary world is changing daily! Check out these links on the name change, Veterinary Nurse vs Veterinary Technician. What are your thoughts? Should the title change to “nurse” for qualifying people? Why or why not? https://www.avma.org/javma-news/2017-07-01/navta-ready-start-veterinary-nurse-effort https://www.cliniciansbrief.com/article/opinion-veterinary-nurse-vs-veterinary-technician https://todaysveterinarynurse.com/articles/the-veterinary-nurse-initiative-update/ https://vetxray.com/2017/11/vet-nurse-vet-tech-whats-name/ http://veterinaryteam.dvm360.com/veterinary-technician-or-veterinary-nurse
Pet safety is always important! The holidays bring us all closer, but can also stress us out! Our pets pick up on this and their behavior may change as well. While we are busy this season, here are a few tips and tricks to be on the lookout for while you are spreading Holiday Cheer! Happy Holidays!! Click here to learn more about Holiday Pet Safety!
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