Robin Downing, DVM, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, CVA, MS
Robin Downing, DVM, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, CVA, MS in Clinical Bioethics, is a founder and past-president of the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. She owns Windsor Veterinary Clinic and The Downing Center for Animal Pain Management in Windsor, Colorado. She is also a member of the Veterinary Medicine Practitioner Advisory Board.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 03, 2017
Gone are the days when a veterinarian would allow pain to linger because it would soon subside, right? Sadly, not in every clinic. Here are some signs and situations to look for so you can step in and save the day.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 26, 2017
Self promotion is a learned skill set, says Dr. Robin Downing.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 20, 2017
The last thing you want is to allow a pet to experience or subsist in pain. Take a trip through this photo gallery to make sure your pain detector is set on high and ready to take action.
FIRSTLINE - Jul 13, 2017
Every dying pet deserves a plan. Consider these inspiring case studies and tips that illustrate the power you have in veterinary medicine to help pets live longer—with a better quality of life—for days, week or months on their path to a peaceful death.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 24, 2017
This milk protein concentrate from the milk of hyperimmunized cows should be your next big moo-ve toward managing pain in feline patients.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2017
Help kitties in your clinic today—and minimize your risk for error—with these tips from Dr. Robin Downing.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 22, 2016
Veterinarians don't have "the magic bullet" yet to arrest or reverse degenerative joint disease in pets, so pain practitioner Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP, says patients need, not just initial visits, but regular reassessment at their neighborhood veterinary hospital.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 09, 2016
Dr. Robin Downing tells us about three exciting updates in pain management, along with her most special pain management case.
VETTED - Sep 26, 2016
Why borrowing four principles of human clinical bioethics will enhance the lives of our veterinary patients.
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Aug 29, 2016
Dr. Robin Downing explores the link between fear and pain in your feline veterinary patients.
VETTED - Aug 01, 2016
Debilitating back pain meant putting her life on pause. Now she's back—with a lot to say about protecting pets in pain.
FIRSTLINE - Aug 10, 2015
Is the shadow of pain haunting pets at your veterinary practice? Shine a light on pain management to help dispel pets' fear.
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 15, 2014
Q: We're getting some clients who don't want to pay for and don't see the need for some at-home pain control drugs. Can you offer us any tips for explaining the value and importance of pain control for pets?
VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 07, 2013
Dr. Robin Downing describes the emerging role bioethics can play in veterinary medicine—from dental procedures to behavior therapy to end-of-life care.