Tick-borne illnesses are on the rise. No matter where you live, you and your pets can be at risk for rickettsial diseases.
TickEncounter.org is a site that will tell you anything and everything you ever wanted to know about ticks. It offers up to date information and is a fantastic resource for your clients.
The site shows how to properly remove ticks, recommendations for treating and preventing ticks, information about tick diseases and testing, and identification of the tick.
They also offer a "Tickspotting" service, so that individuals and participating veterinary clinics can submit photos of ticks (they provide a reference chart) and information about where it was found. They use crowd-sourced information to track various types of ticks around the country.
The Top 15 Tips and Tricks for Studying for the VTNE
You're of course going to need to study a ton to nail the test, but there are a lot of tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your study time and we've packaged those up in a free guide.
Some of the Top 15 Tips include:
Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.