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Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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How Hard is it to Get Into Veterinary School? A Look at the Acceptance Rate

Posted by Lori Hehn on September 10, 2019 at 5:29 PM

You have heard that it is nearly impossible to get into veterinary school. But, what odds are you looking at? Have you already been accepted? If so, Congratulations!

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Topics: Vet School, Acceptance Rate

The Night Shift: A Health Hazard for Veterinarians?

Posted by Lori Hehn on November 30, 2018 at 11:57 AM

The night shift is appealing to many people for several reasons. It tends to have a more laid back atmosphere. Even when you are busiest during the rush before midnight, things tend to settle down in the earlier hours of the morning even when you have lots of patients to manage.

The night crew is usually great to work with, at least in most places I have been. It also usually offers better pay and provides a lot of experience, particularly for new graduates, that are looking for hands-on high volume emergency work.

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Topics: Job Opportunities

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

Veterinarian's Guide to Recognizing Symptoms of Pain in Our Pet Patients

Posted by Lori Hehn on October 4, 2018 at 8:27 AM

As you know, dogs and cats are often very stoic and are good at hiding their pain. It is important to learn to recognize the signs of pain. Pain may manifest in various ways and as a veterinarian, good detective work is sometimes needed. 

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