Should technician week be about technicians or the whole team?October 2021
The evolution of a technician: From lab assistant to high-level specialist
A history of the veterinary technician role reflects changes in views and values.October 2021
Too much stress, not enough staff. Fact or fiction?
Surviving a low simmer of anxiety in the midst of a labor shortage takes communication and team spirit, not to mention a realistic look at the past, present and future.October 2021
How tired are techs? Recovering from fight-or-flight mode
COVID made an already stressful job downright insane. I'm here to say you can find ways to care for yourself and others — and find your way back from burnout.October 2021
Vet tech pay: Would you like fries with that?
In the midst of a technician shortage, why aren't practices paying technicians in a way that makes them want to buy fast food rather than work in it?October 2021
Stopping the exodus: How we can keep technicians in the profession they love
The stresses of being a vet tech have many of my talented and passionate colleagues leaving to pursue other careers. Several important changes could help us hold on to the best and brightest in veterinary nursing.October 2021
Standardization can solve issues of utilization, scope of practice, reciprocity and more.October 2021
The case for advanced practice veterinary nursing
Nurse practitioners and physician's assistants fill a major gap in human medicine. A similar role in veterinary medicine could do the same thing — helping ensure that all the pets needing care get seen.October 2021
Meet cats and their owners: They're not who you think they are
Assumptions and stereotypes from the past are limiting the relationship between cats and the people who love them. When we educate about what makes a cat a cat and help provide for cats' physical and behavioral needs, cat parents are rewarded with the very best that cats can be.July 2021
Are phones smarter than our approach to care?
Technology has brought people and pets closer together, but increased demand for telemedicine is challenging the veterinary industry.July 2021
DIY pet care: Why pet owners turn to the internet—and how you can win them back
By understanding younger-generation clients and helping your patients fall in love with you, you can re-establish the veterinary voice as the one that matters most.July 2021
How do you define "alternative" veterinary medicine?
A look at terminologyApril 2021