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dvm360 Leadership Challenge

dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Toxic Teams

dvm360.com - Jan 23, 2017

Can't we all just get along? (And what do you do when the answer is no?) This dvm360 Leadership Challenge investigates the sources of this poison and offers commentary, data and solutions to help teams dismantle their destructive forces. ...

Clinical updates

Putting the preventive into flea allergy dermatitis

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 24, 2017

Advice to allay "Just what am I giving my pet?" veterinary client concerns about flea control products.

Feline hypoadrenocorticism: Yes, cats get Addison’s disease too

VETTED - Feb 23, 2017

While there’s no cure for this adrenal condition, cats can achieve their full life expectancy with appropriate treatment.

Oh yes, it’s the great pretender

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 21, 2017

According to CVC speaker and expert Dr. Chen Gilor, veterinarians should be screening more patients for hypoadrenocorticism or risk missing a diagnosis.

Client handout: How to conduct a limited-antigen diet trial

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 21, 2017

Help pet owners get a handle on their pet’s nutrition needs with this printable tool.

Not just quelling a kidney catastrophe!

VETTED - Feb 17, 2017

New cartridge for blood-filtration promises cleaner blood for more than just veterinary renal conditions.

Behavior

Client handout: How to win the barking dog battle

FIRSTLINE - Feb 24, 2017

Have your veterinary clients try these tips for more peaceful pooches.

Trazodone may lessen patient stress while in the veterinary hospital

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 16, 2017

This results of this study may change up your go-to sedative for your anxious hospitalized veterinary patients.

Toxic teams affect patients too: A veterinary behaviorist’s view

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 10, 2017

The damage caused by one bad experience may never be reversed.

Team Meeting in a Box: Less stress! Tips for calmer dogs

Dec 29, 2016

Many myths exist about canine behavior, and your veterinary team needs to understand why your practice believes in—and recommends—behavior counseling for happier pet families. This team meeting, sponsored by VPL, will get your entire team on the same page—for less stress and calmer dogs!

Veterinary Medicine Essentials: Low-stress techniques

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Dec 22, 2016

Each Veterinary Medicine Essentials package covers diagnostic steps, treatment plan guidance and the latest updates, plus resources to share with your entire veterinary team and your clients.

Personal finances for associates

Letter to dvm360: Buyer beware on internship opportunities

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 17, 2017

While it may seem like an ideal coaching situation, this ‘practice owner internship’ may not benefit the participants as much as the directors.

What happens to taxes under Trump?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 13, 2017

Everybody will be affected: the well-off as well as the nation's veterinary practice owners and just about every tax-paying American. Here’s our guess in President Trump’s first month of office on the future of Uncle Sam’s revenue.

Veterinary loans don’t HAVE to be scary

VETTED - Jan 13, 2017

Feel out of your depth talking the practice owner into a new piece of expensive equipment or planning your own startup or practice purchase? You’re not alone. Here’s the short answer to, “What do I need to think about when I borrow a lot of money?”

I don't give discounts ...

VETTED - Nov 09, 2016

To my veterinary clients. And I don't feel bad about it.

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.