The Savvy VetTech

Did You Know: Oral Disease in Cats & Dogs

by Vicki Olson - April 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Did you know oral disease is the number one health problem diagnosed in cats and dogs. The AVMA estimates that if proper precautions are not taken by age two, 80% of dogs and 70% of cats will have some form of dental disease. Read More
in Fact of the Day, Teeth 0 Comments

My Vet Tech Story: Rexann Morrison, LVT

by Lori Hehn - April 12, 2017 at 7:20 AM

This month I am very happy to feature Rexann Morrison, a large animal (equine) vet tech. Thank you Rexann for sharing your story with us!

Rexann did on the job training first as an assistant with Dr. Janet Arlitt in Georgetown,TX beginning when she was 19. Then she loved it so much, she found an amazing program at Murray State College in Tishomingo,OK and enrolled and moved to OK to go to school very soon after. She has been a veterinary assistant since 1997 and a Licensed Veterinary Technician since 2006. 

Read More
in Vet Tech Story 0 Comments

Vet Tech Infographic: Dental Formulas

by Vicki Olson - February 27, 2017 at 2:21 PM
Want a quick flash card or infographic on dental formulas for certain types of animals?  We have you covered for the following: Read More
in dentistry, Fact of the Day, Teeth 0 Comments

Did You Know: Carnivores have Four Types of Teeth

by Vicki Olson - February 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Did you know carnivores have four types of teeth with different functions:
  • Incisors: cutting and nibbling food
  • Canine teeth: holding and tearing food
  • Premolars: cutting, holding, and shearing food
  • Molars: grinding food
Read More
in Fact of the Day, Teeth 0 Comments

Alaska Divorce Courts will now Treat Pets Like Children

by Lori Hehn - February 7, 2017 at 9:00 AM

 

Many people consider their pets as "children." Thus, custody over pets during divorce can be a hot topic. Alaska is the first state to amend their law to consider the well-being of the pet, and even assigning custody or joint-custody will be taken into consideration. Taking into consideration what is best for the pet and not the humans I think is a step in the right direction. 

Read More
in links, Pets 0 Comments
New Call-to-action
Ranked #21 of 100!

Posts by Topic

see all