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5 Challenges Vet Teams Face While Feeding Hospitalized Patients

Samantha Toy, RVT Dec 7, 2018 12:27:00 PM Topics: Vet Tech

Feeding our hospitalized patients can be a challenge at times. From finicky felines to feeding tubes, we've determined the top 5 difficulties of feeding in-patients!

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Veterinary Receptionists: The True MVPs of #VetMed

Samantha Toy, RVT Nov 29, 2018 5:11:00 PM

The very first person a client will likely communicate with in your practice is the receptionist. This interaction usually sets the tone for the client's visit to your clinic, so it doesn't surprise anyone that this really is a huge "make it or break it" part of your hospital!  

Too often this crucial role is overlooked and undervalued, so we wanted to point out all of the fantastic reasons why we love veterinary receptionists (and why you should, too!).

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6 (Easy!) Ways to be a Superstar Veterinary Team Member

Samantha Toy, RVT Nov 23, 2018 3:23:00 PM

Many people think that it takes grand gestures to make their team happy and feel appreciated.  Working together year round to make everyone’s lives easier, and doing little day to day things for each other are just as important. So without further ado, here are the top six things you can do in the clinic to brighten someone’s day.


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In the Client's Shoes: A Reminder to All Veterinary Professionals

Smart Flow Team Nov 16, 2018 1:22:00 PM

No matter how long you've been in the field, it can be difficult to remember what it is like to be a veterinary client. This is a reminder to all veterinary professionals across the globe that our clients can't always wrap their heads around what we do and how much we know.

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5 Ways a Digital Anesthetic Sheet Can Resuscitate Your Anesthetic Protocols

Samantha Toy, RVT Nov 9, 2018 5:01:00 PM
For some veterinary professionals out there, you don't even need to hear one reason to use an electronic anesthetic sheet. You are already sold on the idea. In case you are not completely sold on technology or anything electronic, just take a minute to review the reasons why you and your staff would benefit from an electronic anesthetic sheet
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6 Ways to Increase Your Veterinarian's Productivity

Smart Flow Team Oct 26, 2018 3:53:00 PM Topics: Veterinary

When it comes to making money, a business must be efficient. This is especially true for veterinary clinics. Optimizing your workflow is essential to keeping your veterinarian's productivity high. The end result will be an increase in profits and a smooth work day. Here are 6 ways to get the most out of your veterinarian’s time.  

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A Vet Tech's Frustrations with IV Fluids

Samantha Toy, RVT Oct 12, 2018 6:34:00 AM Topics: Vet Tech

Vet techs: we love our job, but there are always frustrations when it comes to doing it!  One of those things can be administering IV fluids.  Here are some common issues we have with this part of the job (and some solutions).

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How to NOT burn your veterinary medicine bridges

Smart Flow Team Oct 5, 2018 2:38:00 PM


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4 Steps to Becoming a Top Notch Veterinary Clinic

Samantha Toy, RVT Sep 26, 2018 2:54:00 PM

Are you an ambitious veterinary practice owner with great plans for the future? We know that competition is tough with new veterinary clinics popping up all the time, but luckily there are few things you can do to help your practice stand out from the bunch (and they don't have to cost a fortune!).

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Lessons to be Learned by Working in a Low-Income Area

Smart Flow Team Sep 19, 2018 12:57:00 PM

Emergency veterinary medicine is definitely not for the faint of heart. Some of the biggest lessons to be learned come from working in areas with very low income, which we all know can hugely affect a huge difference on treatment. Here are some of those lessons.

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