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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

Lay off chest radiographs in dyspneic cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 28, 2017

Less stress can be truly life-saving in these feline patients just trying to catch their breath.

Canine tick-borne diseases: When to treat a positive patient-side test result

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 28, 2017

Don’t feel bad if you’re not sure, veterinarians. Tick-borne disease is a pain, says this CVC educator, and nobody really feels like they know what they’re doing. Now dive in for his crash course to get over that hump …

What lies beneath: An overview of a veterinary abdominal ultrasonographic examination

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 24, 2017

Join veterinary radiologist Dr. Kathy Spaulding on an ultrasonic tour of the intestinal tract and see which findings might indicate disease.

Sharp tools and good technique: A veterinary expert's advice on canine tooth extraction

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 23, 2017

Dr. Barden Greenfield can help you turn the tragedy of this particularly difficult extraction into a triumphant victory.

Is your demodicosis knowledge a bit (c)rusty?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 22, 2017

You ‘mite’ as well read up, because veterinary dermatologist Dr. Allison Kirby says a lot has changed in the past six years.

Behavior

3 medications for triggered pets

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Mar 15, 2017

Dr. E’Lise Christensen shares a few her favorite medication options for fast fixes during situational anxiety, panic and phobia.

The curative capability of canine companionship

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 02, 2017

Like the famed astronomical wonder with the same name, North Star dogs lead the way for children and others struggling in the dark with emotional and physical challenges.

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.

Personal finances for associates

Repayment realities: Why do some DVMs take longer to pay off student debt?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 02, 2017

Demographic factors correlate with shorter—and longer—veterinary loan payback periods.

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.