Now in its third year, the Why I Love Being a Vet Tech Contest from Pets Best Insurance recognizes that the veterinary industry is largely powered by the hardworking and dedicated certified veterinary technicians across the nation. This year, our own Anne Marie Kubacz, LVT, who has worked with us for over 40 years, has been chosen as the winner of this contest, thanks to your votes!
K-9 Chief was a trained search and rescue dog working with the Ramapo Rescue Dog Association for his entire life. He also served as their special educational ambassador and, at times, for Tails of Hope Foundation at numerous events. Over his lifetime, K-9 Chief helped to educate thousands of people (adults and children) about the critical work performed by search and rescue dogs. K-9 Chief leaves a stellar legacy of outstanding service.
Until Bob Mackie signs on to be her official designer, AMC’s nursing staff has agreed to stand in and have a bit of fun with Clover’s ever-changing bandages, while she heals from a number of wounds sustained as a stray. Clover was found in Suffolk County, Long Island about 3-4 weeks ago, and is presumed to be about 7-8 weeks old now.
We are pleased to announce the addition of two new members of the Avian and Exotic Pet Service: Jessica Grodio, DVM, PhD, and Kyle Donnelly, DVM, MPH, who will be doing a specialty internship in Avian and Exotic Pet Medicine.
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Think your dog recognizes when you have had a bad day at the office? Does your tone of voice put your dog’s tail between his legs? Does your dog know you need a cuddle when you are sick in bed? A recent article in the Daily Mail out of the United Kingdom described how dogs can detect, using nonverbal cues, when people are dying or grieving.