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An Average Day as a Veterinary Assistant

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Over The Counter Pain Medication and Your Pet

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Veterinary Uses for Turmeric Herb

Turmeric is a warm and pungent herb. Its repertoire of clinical actions includes: anti-inflammatory/pain relief, stimulant, tonic, anthelmintic (dewormer), antioxidant, anti-platelet, liver-protective, anti-cancer, and cholesterol reducing properties.

Veterinary Technology Trend: Assisi Loop

Doctors at CHAI have been using Assisi Loop therapy in patient treatment plans for the past two years. What is an Assisi Loop? How does it work? What conditions can it treat? Read on for more information. In veterinary medicine, Assisi devices have been used to treat arthritis, tendonitis, laminitis and other known inflammatory conditions.  Assisi Loop technology derives from PEMF technology, approved by the FDA for the treatment of post-operative pain and edema. Studies have demonstrated that the Assisi Loop technology is at least… 

Veterinary Technology Trend: (VOM) Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation

Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation (VOM) is a healing technology that locates areas of the animal’s nervous system that has fallen out of communication, and re-establishes neuronal communication and thus induces healing. VOM is singularly the most simple, effective and safe healing modality in veterinary care to date. For the VOM practitioner it is an exquisitely objective, fast and easy to apply technology that takes a minimum amount of time to master and whose scope of application appears has yet to be fully appreciated. What Can VOM… 

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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