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Patient warming: One of the most valuable enhancements to improve outcomes in patient care

When it comes to patient warming you have a variety of options. You want something that is safe and provides stabilized warmth. The three main types of patient warming systems are air, electric and water. They are not the same and not every system is designed specifically for veterinary use.

Lets debunk the two big myths surrounding patient warming systems.

1. They don’t do anything.
    If you have ever been near one, you will now they work.

2. They burn the animal.
    Most systems are controlled and safe to use. If you are worried about burning, get one that has equally distributed heat and a range of safety features to protect you and the animal.

The three main types of warming systems.

Mixed Animal X-Ray DR Panel Features

Wireless Portable Flat Panel Detector for Digital Radiography

Our mixed animal xray system just got an upgrade with this new flat panel. It comes with some amazing new features. There are 2 sizes available and an optional charging cradle available.

We know your time is valuable, that's why we made the new features short and simple!

How to take the pain out of selling dentals

Do you avoid selling dentals?  Does your staff avoid doing dentals?
Dentals should not be a sore spot at your clinic but rather an easy way to grow business during possible slow times or create annual appointments.

Reasons your staff may fear selling dentals:

  • Clients fear the price of products
  • Clients assume you are only trying to upsell products rather then looking out the best interest of your pet

Here are a few tips on how to sell dentals to your clients:

What to consider when purchasing a patient monitor

Purchasing a patient monitor can be a daunting task. We understand that you may have more questions then answers. Let us help by establishing the most important questions you should ask before purchasing a new patient monitor:

How to promote dentals in your clinic (includes free printable!)

As you know know, National Pet Dental Health Month is every February. The AVMA sponsors this month and has a range of resources to help share information during dental month. It is important for customers to be informed about pet dental health.

When promoting animal dental health, highlight the fact that you have great, safe dental products for pets. Remind clients why dental health is important and how you can help!. You want to show clients that you are passionate about animal dental health which will improve their pets life, not just upsell a product.

Ideas on how to promote animal dental health in your clinic:


Benefits of Therapeutic Lasers

Safe, effective, and reliable laser therapy is a great addition to your practice, but what are the benefits?

Laser therapy can be used as an effective pain reliever.  It can speed up recovery from surgery, there is no sedation required and treatments are usually fast.  This allows pet owners to be present and part of the treatment plan.

Benefits of Veterinary Therapeutic Lasers:

Bionet BMVet Pro Series Comparison

Bionet BMVet Pro Series Comparison

If you are interested in Bionet Veterinary patient monitors you may have noticed that there are a few options to choose from. This may bring you to the next question, what are the differences and which one suites me best?  Well, we put together a simple chart of the differences as well as what comes with each model and other options to choose from. If you would like further information or have quesitons, don't hesitate to call us.

What are the benefits of Phase Contrast?

What is Phase Contrast?

Phase-contrast microscopy is an optical microscopy technique that converts phase shifts in the light passing through a transparent specimen to brightness changes in the image. Phase contrast is when living cells (unstained) absorb virtually no light. Lack of light absorption results in extremely small differences in the intensity distribution in the image. The cells become barely visible in a brightfield microscope.

What is Cryotherapy?

What is Cryotherapy? What is Cryosurgery?

Cryotherapy (also known as Cryosurgery) is the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue. This non-invasive technique effectively treats skin conditions without the need for anesthesia or surgery. The process in non traumatic and less painful for your pet as well as more affordable for you. 

Dentalaire Carts: Prestige VS Ultimate


Dentalaire Dental Carts
Prestige vs Ultimate

Dentalaire dental carts for Veterinarians are reliable, versitile and high quality. The features speak for themselves, but what are the differences between the Dentalaire Prestige and Ultimate carts? Here is a chart to show you the main differences.

Autoclave Maintenance Checklist


1) Ensure the contents being sterilized are clean and free from debris. The instruments could become damaged if not cleaned.

2) Inspect the door gasket for wear or cracking. The gasket and surface should be cleaned with a mild detergent using a cloth.

Veterinary warming blankets vs mats

What is the difference between veterinary warming blankets and Mats?



These patient warming products come with one controller for precision temperature control and disposable covers for easy cleanup. Veterinarians love patient warming blankets and pads for pre-surgical, surgical, and post-surgical patient care.

The difference between CR and DR radiography.

If you own or are looking to buy an x ray system, you have probably heard of CR and DR radiography. Both are types of digital x ray equipment but what is the difference between CR and DR radiography?

Dentalaire High Speed Handpiece Maintenance

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Dentalaire high speed handpiece maintenance.

We would like to share proper daily lubrication procedures for Dentalaire high speed and low speed handpieces. Much of this information will apply to other brands of handpieces however you should check instructions if you're using something other than dental air handpieces. We have a short video to explain this process. If you have any questions do not hesitate to call or email us anytime.

How to: Clean Stainless Steel


Stainless steel is steel alloyed with chromium to make it highly resistant to stain, rust and corrosion. Note: This does NOT mean that stainless steel will never rust or corrode. Science has not yet developed a steel which is completely stainless or corrosion PROOF. The type of stainless steel and finish selected by SSCI for the Total Animal Pens is the best available for the intended use.

used equipment

Our practice has been dealing with Intriquip for many years to address many of our equipment needs for both purchases of new equipment and repairs to existing equipment.

Dr. Alex Wales, Panorama Veterinary Services Ltd., Winfield, BC