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Marijuana Toxicity in Pets: Diagnosis and Treatment

Posted by Lori Hehn on November 19, 2018 at 2:41 PM
 
Nationwide, with many states approving the use of not only medical but recreational marijuana use, the toxicity in pets has skyrocketed. The drug is more accessible and dogs are drawn to it. 
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Topics: Marijuana Toxicity

10 Tips to Manage the NAVLE and Veterinary School Stress

Posted by Jessica Gramlich on November 18, 2018 at 8:49 PM
For many students getting into veterinarian school is the culmination of a lifelong dream, years of preparation, time, money, hopes and sacrifice. In undergrad, while your liberal arts major friends were off drinking on Thursday night, you were struggling to finish that organic chemistry lab for 8am Friday morning.
 
You spent all of Homecoming week cramming for the GRE and all of Thanksgiving break getting your first round of school applications completed. You spent hundreds of dollars filling out those supplemental applications and lived off Ramen noodles so you could save money to go to interviews. When all of your friends were sleeping in on Saturday morning, you were going to your weekend job at an animal hospital cleaning kennels or mucking out stalls. 
 
 It is a huge deal to get into veterinary school. It takes a strong personality, a smart mind, and perseverance. I had to apply to vet school 3 times before I got in. I cried when I got my first acceptance letter.  I was so happy.
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Topics: NAVLE

Pancreatitis Case Series: An Unfortunate Problem During the Holidays

Posted by Flavia Vaduva on November 12, 2018 at 8:43 AM
 
 
With Thanksgiving being right around the corner, there’s a high chance you will see pancreatitis cases this time of the year. If you have a canine patient that is having symptoms such as vomiting and anorexia and possibly other clinical signs such as diarrhea, lethargy and a painful abdomen, then one possible differential is pancreatitis. 
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Topics: Pancreatitis, Case Studies

You've Got This! 7 Things To Do The Day Before The NAVLE®

Posted by Andrea Dover on November 9, 2018 at 5:32 PM

There is always some anxiety the night before the NAVLE®! Here are a few tips for the day before the exam to help you get ready:

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Topics: NAVLE, VetPrep, Test Taking Tips

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