What’s Up With our Pet’s Bad Breath?

Who has ever leaned into your pet for kisses only to be totally grossed out? Let’s face it, pet breath can be yucky. The good news is that it does not have to be. Bad breath in our pets is not just overwhelming but it can be a sign of health issues in our pets. […]

New Year, New Goals

Are you a Resolution type person? Some of us are with the New Year and the celebration of a fresh start gives up room to have a “do over” of sorts. It’s a time to start better habits whether those affect our physical health or our mental wellbeing.  This year I resolve to walk my […]

Holiday Gratitude

As the Holiday season approaches, Riverview Animal Clinic expresses profound gratitude to clients, patients, and friends for their unwavering support over the years. The clinic acknowledges the continuous commitment to improvement, anticipates its 40th-year milestone in 2024, and extends heartfelt wishes for a joyful and safe holiday season from its dedicated veterinary team.

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in the Veterinary Space

In the face of the significant changes at Riverview Animal Clinic, including retirements, staff turnover, and altered procedures, the post acknowledges the toll of compassion fatigue and burnout on the veterinary team. Emphasizing a commitment to well-being, the clinic introduces various measures, from schedule adjustments and hiring plans to financial support options and ongoing professional development, all aimed at maintaining a balanced and caring team dedicated to exceptional patient care.

Prevention is Part of the Solution for Care

The special bond that we have with our pets is indescribable. Their capacity for unconditional love and joy they bring has been shown to benefit our health in so many ways. Studies show that having pets increases our physical health, mental wellbeing, and so importantly nowadays can help reduce stress. Our physical health benefits range from increased physical activity, improved cardiovascular health with reduction in lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and improved immune function.

Celebrating National Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants Week!

As National Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistant week is being celebrated, it provides an excellent opportunity to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of the team members that ensure exceptional patient care is delivered daily to every guest and patient in our practice. As a veterinarian, I am privileged and thankful to work alongside such a caring group of dedicated professionals.

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