April 24, 2018

Megan Laffler, RVT

Megan, a Registered Veterinary Technician, graduated from the Vet Tech Institute at Hickey College in 2012 with an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology. She has always had a deep interest in veterinary surgery, mainly orthopedic procedures. She has two dogs, Rocko who is a 6 year old Labrador mix and Tubby who is a 6 […]

A Quick Review of Biopsy Techniques

Obtaining biopsies to determine the presence or extent of a neoplastic or inflammatory process can be an integral part of preoperative planning.   A number of techniques exist for obtaining biopsies, each having its own sets of advantages and disadvantages that must be weighed prior to performing.  Careful sample handling is vital to ensure preservation of […]

How to Start Booking Cases?

-Dr Wardlaw and her licensed technician will come visit your practice and discuss options, procedures, and protocols. Once everyone is on the same page, we can discuss prices, estimates and scheduling. -When you have your first case, I recommend scheduling a consultation for the client with Dr Wardlaw.  This allows one on one time with […]

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1 – Anesthesia Records are becoming required for AAHA 2 – Clean versus Dirty? When to be concerned about cancer 3 – A stronger TPLO 4 – Are you floating your surgery patients? 5 – Topical Long-Acting Fentanyl is Available For Patients 6 – Bad Hips or Bad Knees?    Join Our Email List  

Mark Krueger, RVT

Mark has joined with Dr. Wardlaw in 2012 to help grow Gateway Veterinary Surgery into the premier concierge surgery practice in the St. Louis area.  Their paths crossed when he attended her presentation on Canine Hip Dysplasia.  Mark, after receiving his RVT in 2010, has worked at two of the  referral practices here in St. […]

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