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Recently Published!

Analgesia and Anesthesia of the Critically Ill Dog and Cat released February 2018! Mathews, Sinclair, Steele and Grubb.         The much anticipated 3rd Edition of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Manual, by Dr. Karol Mathews! Released Fall 2017 by Lifelearn.  More details to follow, I am a contributing author.     […]

A Perfect “10”

I spoke recently at the UTCVM Conference, and had the best audience of technicians from across the state and as far away as Ohio! we had a great day, and to cap it off, my evaluations were a perfect 10/10! I’ve never called myself a “10” before, but I was proud to receive a perfect […]

Webinar Announcement!

Triage of the Emergency Patient “First impressions” are formed in the first three seconds of new situation.  Visual cues such as demeanour, body language, and grooming are used to evaluate a person.  What many don’t realize is that we can use these same skills to evaluate and triage emergency patients.   Triage is an art form, […]

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VetsNow ECC Congress, Harrogate, UK

Wow! what an incredible conference in a beautiful place.  If you have never been to Harrogate; you should! Its this small spa town in Yorkshire, with amazing shops, great food, and the beautiful Majestic Hotel, the venue of the VetsNow Congress.  Imagine speaking in a 19th century ballroom, lit by chandelier! Something you just don’t […]

The AVECCT Specialty Technician of the Year for 2015 Award was presented to me at the AVECCT Pinning Ceremony!  WOW!

IVECCS in Washington DC!

Wow! IVECCS 2015 was incredible in Washington DC.  So glad I took the opportunity to head off with friends to explore DC before two days of AVECCT Council of Regents Meetings, and then IVECCS started in full swing!! I had the awesome honour of being selected the AVECCT Specialty Technician of the Year.  As this […]