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Top 10 Veterinary Blog Posts & Resources for August 2017

Posted in Our Community @ Sep 7th 2017 - By Judy Gillespie and a range of veterinary bloggers
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Which blog posts and resources caught the attention of the Vetanswers Community during August?

In case you missed them the first time around...

1.  Are You Inspiring Your Veterinary Team?

By: Judy Gillespie, Vetanswers

A few years ago, a report found that 48% of Australian employees rate the ability to motivate and inspire as the single most important attribute of a successful leader. The study also showed that nearly a third of Australian workers were motivated by an organisation's vision and having a strong understanding of how their role contributes to achieving the organisations' goals.

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2. Veterinary Dental Charting for Dummies

By: Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic

Are you overlooking one of the most inexpensive yet effective tools  in the dental services you offer?  Even better, it's one that your veterinary clients really appreciate & value.

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3. What does it matter what I wear to work at a veterinary clinic anyway!

By: Judy Gillespie, Vetanswers

The most important part of your job in your veterinary team are your skills and abilities – right? How you look shouldn’t make a difference, as long as your clothing is practical and takes into account all safety requirements, that’s all that matters – right? Well, yes…and no.

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4. Canine Premedication and Sedation "Cheat Sheet"

By: By Jen Davis BVMS Masters Vet Anaes. MANZCVS (Anaesthesia and Critical Care) DipECVAA

One of the most common requests that I hear, as a specialist veterinary anaesthetist, from vets and nurse in general practice is for a premedication / sedation “cheat sheet”.

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5. 3 Things I bet you didn't know about ....Virtual Recall

By: Dr Charlie Barton, Virtual Recall

iRecall® offers a suite of deceptively simple text and email reminder services to transform your client service, profit and compliance with no extra work. Find out more as Charlie explains what they're absolute experts at, what makes them different and how they can make your life easier...

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6. Sensory Gardens - another great pet environmental enrichment idea

By: Gillian Shippen, Pets Need A LIfe Too

Most gardens have a visual appeal and are great for humans, but a sensory garden is one designed to appeal to the other senses. By design and plant choice we can create a garden that stimulates not only visually, but also via smell, touch, taste and sound. 

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7. DIY Enrichment Ideas for Dogs

By: Gillian Shippen, Pets Need A Life Too

It’s so exciting to see that pet enrichment is finally becoming the flavour of the month! So many pet people are now embracing the movement of providing behaviour enrichment for their pets. There are now Facebook groups and other web pages dedicated to promoting and sharing enrichment ideas - both commercially available toys and homemade ideas.

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8. How to get paid what you're worth - advice for vets, nurses & veterinary practice owners

By Dr Liz Chmurycz, Russell Vale Animal Clinic

"How do we get paid what we're worth?" This is a challenging question for anyone in any industry or job, not just for veterinarians. The principles however, are the same – to be paid the money you are worth, you need to offer something which is unique and special.

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9. G2Z 2017 Summit & Workshops - Getting Them Home, Keeping Them Home

By Nell Thompson, Getting 2 Zero

Talking about the big picture, asking the big questions...Those of us who work in the spaces occupied by pets (and their owners) that have fallen on hard times, are eagerly awaiting the upcoming 7th National G2Z Summit & Workshops.

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10. Don't let toxic attitudes poison your veterinary practice

By: Dr Cathy Warburton, Make Headway

You are busy, your mind is on other things and you choose to walk past toxic attitudes and behaviours in your workplace. It might avoid unpleasantness in the short term, but what is the longer term impact?

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