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Helping Clients Understand “Old Dog Vestibular Syndrome”: A Vet Tech’s Role

by Cathy Barnette - February 24, 2020 at 9:02 AM


Imagine this scenario:
You’re working as a vet tech at your first job, just a few months after graduation. One morning, a client rushes into the clinic in a panic, on the verge of tears. 

“Help, I think Duke had a stroke! He seemed fine when I left to take the kids to school, but when I came home he was lying on the ground. He can’t even stand up without falling over! Can someone please help me bring him in?!”

You and your coworker get Duke, a 10 yo MN Labrador Retriever, from the car and carry him inside to an exam room. The client tells you that Duke had been acting completely normal.

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Identifying Vestibular Syndrome

by Lori Hehn - March 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM
What is Vestibular Syndrome?   Vestibular syndrome describes a neurologic condition encompassing specific neurologic symptoms and it can be a peripheral or a central disease and has various causes. Read More

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