Presenting Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic’s Top 10 Pet Care Blogs of 2018!

We’re in shock that another year has come and gone already, and what a year it’s been! We’re honored that you’ve entrusted us to care for your furry family members, and we’re committed to providing exceptional supportive, empathetic care to all of our pet patients.

At Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic, we place a high value on pet owner education, and part of our commitment to you includes our regular pet care blogs. We hope you enjoy our top 10 most popular blogs of 2018!

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Everyday Heroes: Celebrating Our Amazing Veterinary Technicians!

Veterinary Technicians are the backbone of compassionate veterinary care.

Theirs is the first face you see as you and your pet wait in the examination room. A smile and a word of comfort is first on the agenda as they handle your pet with ease and skill. They ask you the important questions that will help structure the background of your pet’s visit that day. In case you haven’t figured it out by now, we’re talking about veterinary technicians. October 14-20 is National Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week, and we couldn’t think of a better time to highlight the crucial role these staff members play in the health and wellness of your pet.

All About Veterinary Technicians

The job of a veterinary technician is to assist the veterinarian in technical matters, much like a nurse assists a physician. The typical duties that veterinary technicians are responsible for include:

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Spotlight On A Local Hero: Featuring Dr. Strickland

CHAH_strickland (1)At Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic, we love to educate our clients and readers about the various aspects of pet care. Our blog regularly covers a wide range of diverse topics but this week we’re going to focus on recognizing one of our own valued staff members, Dr. Strickland. You may be surprised at this pet hero’s story!

A Little Bit About Dr. Strickland

An Alabama native, Dr. Holladay (Holli) Strickland was raised, educated, and has enjoyed a successful veterinary career all within the borders of our beautiful state. Born in Sylacauga and raised on a farm in rural Lowndes County just west of Montgomery, she went on to study Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University.

Upon graduation, Dr. Strickland worked in two other veterinary practices for a number of years before joining the staff at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic in 2010, where she thrives on the strong and positive relationships she has built with her patients and their families.

Renaissance Woman

Dr. Strickland’s interests are varied, and her life is anything but mundane. The wonderful work of raising a teenage daughter, 5 dogs, and three cats would be enough to exhaust most people, but for Dr. Strickland that’s just the beginning. Continue…

What AAHA Accreditation Means for You and Your Pet

VRVC_ACC_tCB_RGBThe entire team at Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic is excited to announce our recent American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) accreditation. Becoming an AAHA-recognized clinic means we have surpassed baseline veterinary care standards to achieve the highest standards in veterinary practices and quality pet care.

What AAHA accreditation means for you and your pet is knowing that your pet will receive the very best in modern veterinary medicine – from exceptional facilities to the latest in advanced diagnostics. Continue…