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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Hack your (veterinary) life - Aug 05, 2016

You've probably heard the term "lifehack." Here's why it's relevant to your life as a veterinary professional. (With an educational grant provided by Boehringer Ingelheim) ...

Clinical updates

The ABCs of veterinary dentistry: "F" is for furcation disease

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 27, 2016

A buildup of calculus and plaque in this area can make a tooth prone to attachment loss, causing serious, painful disease if not caught early.

Are worries about long-term use of robenacoxib in arthritic cats warranted?


Study shows that longer use may be OK, even in cats with kidney disease, but more research is needed.

Life-saving pointers for parvo puppies

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 21, 2016

Parvovirus is a much dreaded diagnosis, but these fragile puppies can make it through. Here's how.

Canine parvovirus update: Can you save patients without that expensive hospital stay?


Veterinary criticalist and toxicologist Justine Lee discusses a new out-patient protocol for parvo puppies.

To brace, or not to brace? A commentary on options for treating cranial cruciate ligament disease


Veterinary orthopedic surgeon Dr. David Dycus weighs in with client communication considerations for surgery vs. orthotics.


Don't panic! A low-stress approach is easy and fun

FIRSTLINE - Sep 23, 2016

Switching styles can trip up the team, but the transition is worth the trouble.

House soiling: Help clients relinquish their bad habits, not their dogs

FIRSTLINE - Sep 14, 2016

Veterinary behavior expert Dr. E’lise Christensen has seen many clients inadvertently set their pets up for failure when it comes to housetraining.

Client handout: Yawwwnnn, my cat keeps me awake!

FIRSTLINE - Sep 08, 2016

Don't let your cat owners suffer with no sleep because the cat causes a ruckus at night. Use these tips!

No bowl, no problem

VETTED - Sep 05, 2016

An innovative new feeding system for cats turns mealtime into hunting season.

Veterinary behaviorist enthusiasts, do you want film?

VETTED - Aug 31, 2016

Pet cams like the Petcube Camera are spilling onto the pet retail market, giving pet owners a chance to see and even interact with their cats, dogs and whatever away from home. So ... silly gimmick or future tool for diagnosing at-home behavior problems? You decide.

Personal finances for associates

New tool compares cost of veterinary schools for students

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 20, 2016

The interactive tool from the AAVMC compares factors affecting the total cost of attending veterinary school, including in-state and out-of-state tuition and average size of scholarship awards.

Female veterinarians earn less, but ...

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 15, 2016

... the AVMA starting salary calculator showing that looks at many factors. And that does NOT mean any female DVM should ask a practice owner for less money than her male peers.

Come together, right now, over debt

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 31, 2016

Fix the Debt summit calls on all stakeholders in the veterinary field to be a part of student debt solution.

Headed in the right DIR-ection

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 16, 2016

The bad news? Veterinary debt-to-income ratios are on a fast track to disaster. The good news? Our professionwide DIR might improve with these strategies.

State of the Profession: What's keeping veterinarians up at night?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 06, 2016

An in-depth look at your key concerns from dvm360's triennial survey.