How to Veterinary

How To : Perform basic suturing for veterinary procedures

This surgical how-to video shows several different basic techniques for veterinary suturing stitches. Various tools, such as forceps, grips, hand positions, and stitches are demonstrated. Learn how to comfortably and efficiently execute good suturing in veterinary procedures b ...more

How To : Make Giant Homemade Soap Bubbles

These dog days of summer are the perfect window of time to make giant homemade soap bubbles outdoors. A giant bubble wand can be easily assembled with some butcher's string and two bamboo poles, both easily available at your local hardware store. Making the magical bubble sol ...more

How To : Insert a catheter into a cow for a urine sample

Sometimes it is necessary to insert a catheter into a cow to obtain a urine sample. Catheterization can be a tricky process, but urine samples are a helpful diagnostic tool for many veterinarians to detect illness and other medical problems in cattle, as well as other animals. ...more

How To : Give subcutaneous fluids to a rabbit

Sub-q fluids should only be administered to an animal under the instruction of a veterinarian, but some pets, like rabbits, will need to receive them at home, when the veterinarian is not around. Proper procedure should be followed to ensure that the subcutaneous fluids are re ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a rabbit for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation three-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of ...more

How To : Restrain a cow for surgical or farming purposes

There are a number of halters, cattle anti-kicking devices and maneuvers that restrain a cow for veterinary examination purposes. This video veterinary tutorial shows some devices and techniques to prevent and restrain a cow from kicking an examiner. Some of these restraints a ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a rat for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a hamster for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more

How To : Detect canine hip dysplasia

A veterinarian explains everything you need to know about Hip Dysplasia in dogs. Find out what dogs get it, what it is and how to recognize symptoms of hip dysplasia. Watch this video veterinary tutorial and learn how to detect canine hip dysplasia in a pet dog.

How To : Handle and restrain a guinea pig for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a ferret for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a mouse for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation two-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of th ...more

How To : Give your diabetic cat an insulin injection

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to give your diabetic cat an insulin injection with this video tutorial. In this video, Dr. Mike educates you on the importance of using the proper syringe for your concentration of insulin. He also shows you an ea ...more

How To : Perform a vertical mattress suture on a patient

The vertical mattress suture is one of the most common stitches used in Western medicine. this video features a demonstration of a vertical mattress suture on a big legs. This video will make a handy reference for any medical, veterinary, or nursing student looking to improve ...more

How To : Care for and treat Demodex (mites) in dogs

Demodex… what is it? It's a lot of tiny parasitic mites that could be plaguing your pet and attributing to hairlessness. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to care for and treat Demodex (mites) in dogs with this video tutorial. Learn more about demo ...more

How To : Detect glaucoma in a dog or cat eye

A veterinarian explains everything there is to know about Glaucoma in dogs and cats. Find out what dogs and cats get it, what it is and how to recognize symptoms of hip glaucoma. Watch this video veterinary tutorial and learn how to detect glaucoma in a pet dog or cat.

News : World's First Bionic Cat

Oscar the cat is one lucky feline. After losing his two hind legs in a combine harvester, his loving owners had Oscar outfitted with two prosthetic paws, or metallic pegs to be more specific. This revolutionary veterinary procedure is nothing to scoff at - biomedical engineer ...more

How To : Handle and restrain a gerbil for injections

This Animal Welfare Foundation three-part video tutorial is from expert veterinary staff demonstrating the correct procedures for handling small mammals for clinical examination and medication. Its aim is to show that the primary consideration should be for the the welfare of ...more

How To : Detect strangles in a horse

A veterinarian explains one of the most commonly encountered respiratory diseases affecting horses. Find out what horses get it, what it is and how to recognize symptoms of strangles. Watch this video veterinary tutorial and learn how to detect strangles in a horse.

How To : Recognize hip dysplasia in dogs

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to recognize hip dysplasia in dogs. Learn about Hip Dysplasia in dogs. Dr. Anthony Cambridge, who is board certified in veterinary surgery, talks about what Hip Dysplasia is and how to recognize if you dog has this ...more

How To : Recognize mast cell tumors in dogs

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to recognize mast cell tumors in dogs. In this video, Dr. Mona Rosenburg discusses mast cell tumors in dogs; what they are, how they are diagnosed, and an overview of treatment options. See how you can recognize po ...more

How To : Give subcutaneous fluids to a cat

Your veterinarian may, at some point, prescribe some SQ fluids, or subcutaneous fluids to your cat. There are many reasons for having an SQ fluids prescription. But if you have a cat that needs these, you're going to have to learn how to give the fluid to your cat. Learn how t ...more

How To : Perform emergency CPR and first aid on a pet dog

Dogs can choke or find themselves in emergency situations and require urgent medical assistance. While a veterinary aid is still mandatory, these CPR and first aid measures can be life-saving in a crucial moment. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to save a pet dog's, or ...more

How To : Perform one handed suture ties on an animal

Gloved hands show how to perform several veterinary suture ties. This video shows the one hand tie with the right hand. It repeats the tie several times in slow motion to allow you to follow it and manage to copy the suture and learn to do the hand tie yourself. The procedure ...more

How To : Treat fleas on dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to treat fleas on dogs, cats, puppies, and kittens. Fleas on dogs and cats: Dr. Wayne Rosenkrantz, DVM, DACVD, discusses the complications that fleas can cause for your pet and the treatment options available. Dr. ...more

How To : Perform a two handed suture tie on an animal

luvk9ines gives a tutorial on how to tie a two-handed suture tie for veterinary purposes. To begin the two-hand suture tie, knot the two ties together and continue to knot but you will alternate the direction of each knot. One knot/tie will be interlinked from the top and the ...more

How To : Detect cruciate ligament rupture in a pet dog

A veterinarian explains everything you need to know about rupture of cruciate ligament in dogs. Find out what dogs get it, what it is and how to recognize symptoms of cruciate ligament rupture. Watch this video veterinary tutorial and learn how to detect canine cruciate ligame ...more

News : A Human Has Caught the Bird Flu... From a Cat!

Cats give us so much—companionship, loyalty, love... and now the bird flu. Several weeks ago, a veterinarian from the Animal Care Centers of New York City's Manhattan shelter caught H7N2 from a sick cat. According to a press release from the NYC Health Department on December ...more

How To : Trim the nails on your cat

Your cats nails are always growing, and they can easily grow too long, which can cause problems. Indoor cats can catch their nail on the carpet, resulting in bleeding or possibly injuring the actual toe. Toenails that are too long can always result in an infection. Learn how t ...more

How To : Give your cat a pill

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to give your cat a pill. Dr. Mike will show you how you can pill your feline. There are some cats that can be very difficult to pill, so it might be a good idea to start off with trimming your cats nails. Some aggr ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : EUCAINE

EUCAINE n pl. -S an anesthetic 59 points (9 points without the bingo) The first effective local anesthetic ever was cocaine, obtained from the leaves of the coca plant, and it's still legal for medical use. But cocaine tends to cause intense vasoconstrictor activity and some ...more

How To : Detect conjunctivitis in pet rabbits

A veterinarian explains everything you need to know about conjunctivitis in young rabbits. Find out what rabbits get it, what it is and how to recognize symptoms of conjunctivitis. Watch this video veterinary tutorial and learn how to detect conjunctivitis in a pet bunny rabbit.

How To : Brush your dog's teeth to preserve canine health

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to brush your dog's teeth. Brushing your dog's teeth may actually prevent some serious canine health problems. In this video tutorial, learn the proper technique for brushing your dog's teeth, how often you should ...more

How To : Prevent and treat Giardia in pets

Giardia -- ever hear of it? Probably not, but you'd more than likely be surprised to know that it is the most common nonbacterial cause of diarrhea in the United States. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to prevent and treat giardia in pets with thi ...more

How To : Diagnose and treat hip dysplasia in dogs

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat hip dysplasia in dogs. Learn about the treatments available for dogs suffering from Hip Dysplasia. Dr. Anthony Cambridge, who is board certified in veterinary surgery, talks about what Hip Dys ...more

How To : Unravel the hoof of an equine

Are you a veterinarian? Want to know more about the hoof of a horse? Well, check out this educational video on the equine thoracic limb: the hoof. After dissecting the horse, take a deep look at the hoof to understand and know the inner science of its anatomy. This is a great ...more

How To : Clean your dog's ears

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to clean your dog's ears with this video tutorial. Cleaning your dog's ears can be easy, but you'll need to follow proper precautions. Dr. Mike walks you through a routine ear cleaning step-by-step so that you can ...more

How To : Use acupressure on a dog with wrist arthritis

Arthritis is a common problem among older dogs and large dog breeds. Learn how to treat arthritis in wrist joints using dog acupressure with tips from a veterinary technician in this free dog care video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use acupressure on a dog with wrist arthriti ...more

How To : Check your pet for fleas

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to check your pet for fleas. Dr. Mike walks you through the process of checking your pet for fleas; what to look for, how to use a flea comb, what is flea dirt, and the importance of starting a flea control program ...more

How To : Diagnose and treat mast cell tumors in dogs

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat mast cell tumors in dogs. In this video tutorial, Dr. Mona Rosenberg discusses mast cell tumors in dogs: what they are, how they are diagnosed and what treatment options are available. VetVid ...more

How To : Diagnose and treat canine influenza (CIV) in dogs

When we think of the flu, we think of sick people, but the little guys always get looked over… dogs. Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to diagnose and treat canine influenza (CIV) in dogs with this video tutorial. Yes, just like people, dogs can ge ...more

How To : Take care of your dog's teeth

Learn how to care for your pet with help from VetVid. See how to take care of your dog's teeth. In this video tutorial, they explain the importance of properly caring for your dog's teeth. See what you can do to prevent canine dental disease and how to maintain your dog's tee ...more

How To : Care for kittens

Dr. Adrienne Mulligan graduated from veterinary school at North Carolina State University in 1993, and now owns the Camp Verde Veterinary Clinic in Camp Verde, Arizona. Part 1 of 14 - How to Care for kittens. Care for kittens - Part 2 of 14. Click through to watch this video o ...more

News : Foreign Countries

International Pet Travel: Taking Your Pet Animal to a Foreign Country If you are taking a pet to another country (permanently or for a visit), contact that country's consulate or embassy for information about any requirements that you must meet. A list of consulates can be fo ...more

How To : Manage a kitten and cat in the same home

The Kitten Connection Video Series from Purina will help you welcome your new kitten into your life with confidence! Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist and pet expert Dr. Karen Sueda shares her best tips and advice in these 13 exclusive Purina Kitten Chow videos. Watch the ...more

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