National Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Here at VetMeasure, we take the health of our companions very seriously. Did you know that November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month? Cancer is the number one disease-related cause for all domesticated cats and dogs in the United States. National Pet Cancer Awareness Month was started by Nationwide and the Animal Care Foundation in…

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Veterinary Technician Appreciation

Veterinary clinics and hospitals would simply not run without a strong, supportive team of veterinary technicians to support the veterinarian, handle and monitor patients, and answer any questions that owners have. Vet techs complete much of the “behind the scenes” work at veterinary clinics through recording patient vitals and statistics, monitoring patients after surgery, running…

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Defining Heart Murmurs

Here at VetMeasure, our staff takes the health of canines very seriously. We even created a wearable monitoring device, MeasureON! which helps ensure that your furry friend is maintaining their health. If you have been following along with our weekly blog posts, you probably already know by now that MeasureON! has the ability to monitor…

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Diabetes in Pets

While you probably have a neighbor, family member, or friend with diabetes, did you know that your pets are also at risk of getting diabetes? Similar to humans, diabetes in pets develops if they cannot properly utilize glucose due to an impairment in producing or responding to insulin. However, while diabetes in humans is typically…

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Pumpkin Dog Treats

Fall is officially here! The leaves are changing in gorgeous shades of yellow, orange, and red, football is in full swing, and pumpkin-flavored everything has hit the stores. Well, here at VetMeasure we don’t want your dog to miss out on the festivities. Here is one of our favorite fall dog treat recipes, inspired by…

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National Pet Obesity Day

Leaves are falling off the trees, and the weather is beginning to cool down here in Iowa. The winter months have a tendency to be “ruff” here, but that’s no excuse to let the activity level of your pets decrease right along side the temperature outside. Ensuring that your pet stays active year-round is very…

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Seven Hills Veterinary Hospital Soft Launch

Members of the VetMeasure team have been working hard in preparation to soft-launching our MeasureON! harness into a second clinic, Seven Hills Veterinary Hospital – located in Aurora, Colorado. This clinic serves clients in all aspects of pet care including regularly scheduled examinations, preventative care, dental and eye care, oncology, nutrition, surgery, and 24/7 emergency…

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Denver Startup Week

It’s been a busy and exciting week for the VetMeasure team this week! JJ Moritz and Ian Huber, from our engineering team, were at Denver Startup Week in Colorado for the Physical Product Showcase with the MeasureON! harness. Denver Startup Week is a five-day long event that is specifically for founders, developers, product managers, designers,…

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Pet Preparedness Plan

September is National Preparedness Month; pet owners must be prepared for and know how to react in a variety of situations ranging from your Chihuahua eating a box of chocolate donuts to your Labrador hurting their leg while playing fetch. The VetMeasure team has compiled a list of tips, so you are prepared should your…

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Post-Anesthesia Hypothermia in Dogs

As the staff at your veterinary clinic are aware, hypothermia, a potentially dangerous condition when an individual has a low body temperature, is a post-anesthetic concern across species. However, this is more common in some species than others. According to a study published in Veterinary Record, this condition is seen in approximately 30-60% of human…

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