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What’s Wrong with My Pet?

What’s Wrong with My Pet? – Skill, Speed, Love and Caring: The Veterinary Technician

Dr. Rossi’s guest this week is veterinary technician Andrea Works. Andrea has been caring for animals since she was a child, and has been a vet tech for two and a half years. She shares with us enthusiasm and caring for animals of all kinds, including dogs, cats, and exotic animals. Andrea described her training and the experience required to become a certified veterinary technician. But once certified, she acquired the toughest job she ever loved! According to Andrea, a vet tech is many roles, including everything from being a counselor to caretaker! She also emphasized the importance of good communication skills. But above all, one must be a caring individual to be a veterinary technician. Finally, Andrea offered some great tips for bringing your pet to the vet!
Dr. Rossi also discussed an emergency C-Section in a Guinea Pig and emphasized the importance of beginning breeding before the Guinea Pig reaches 6 months of age, and why this crucial!
Dr. Rossi then presented a detailed discussion on how to solve feline urinary accidents in the house. This is important because inappropriate urination is one of the most common reasons that cats are euthanized. Dr. Rossi shares several suggestions, and one simple formula to keep you AND your cat happy!