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An Average Day as a Veterinary Assistant

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” saved_tabs=”all” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Here is a look at a day in the life of a Veterinary Assistant… 8:00 AM – Clock in to the sound of ringing phones. Answer phones, make appointments, start a load of leftover laundry from yesterday. Begin the process of calling to check the status of patients who were very ill over the past few days because you worry about each of them. 8:30 AM – The day’s first appointment arrives. It is a newly adopted shelter… 

Arthritis, Joints and a Healthy Future

Arthritis is the number one cause of lameness in dogs, and as such, it is diagnosed so often that the word has become a part of everyday language, requiring no explanation for what it actually means for you pet. With that familiarity, there is sometimes a loss of a true understanding of what is happening in the joint to result in the symptoms that you’re seeing and, more importantly, what can be done to help them. To address this, I wanted to write about the… 

Plants For Your Garden That Are Good For Your Dog

There are lots of guides out there on plants that are bad or even poisonous for your dog. But what about the ones that can have actual health benefits? Create a holistic, healthy herb garden right here in Chattanooga, with our guide to some of the best plants for your pet. Before you start buying barley grass and getting ginger, however, take a hour or so to make sure your garden is dog-friendly. Leave a water bowl in a shaded area, stop purchasing pesticides and… 

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