This week’s headlines, plus tips for performing tests on patients with suspected soft tissue injuries.

Good afternoon and happy Friday! Did you know today is National Pet Hydration Awareness Month? July being one of the hottest months of the year, it is important for pet owners to understand and know the signs of dehydration to help their pets. So this 4th of Julye weekend, be sure to inform your customers and prepare them for the fireworks celebrations.

As you prepare for this holiday weekend, here’s what’s been hot this week on

  • A bill introduced by the Arizona Humane Society and the Humane Society of Southern Arizona was recently signed into law to help address the shortage of veterinarians in Arizona.
  • During an interview at the Directions in Veterinary Medicine (DIVM) conference, Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM, discussed some tips that veterinary teams can use when physically examining patients who may have suffer from a soft tissue injury.
  • Our Australian correspondent, Phil Tucak, BSc, BVMS, shared news from the Australian veterinary scene, including the new president of the Australian Veterinary Association as well as an update on the Climate Care programme.
  • In this episode of The Vet Blast podcast, Shawn Wilkie, CEO of Talkatoo, sat down with our very own Adam Christman, DVM, MBA, to discuss how to make medical record keeping and charting less of a burden for professionals. veterinarians.
  • During their joint session at the DIVM conference, Matt Brunke, DVM, DACVSMR, CCRP, CVPP, CVA, and Kirsty Oliver, VN, DAVN (surgical), RVT, CCRP, CVPP, VTS (rehabilitation), the pair discussed a technique called radiosynoviorthesis (Synovetin OA) as a new therapy approved for the management of elbow osteoarthritis in dogs.

Did you enjoy our coverage of the Directions in Veterinary Medicine conference and want to experience a dvm360 conference for yourself? You’re in luck ! We’re heading to Kansas City August 26-28, so register here today to qualify for our early bird special.

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