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Clinical updates

Open wide: Seize your opportunity to spot oral tumors

VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 04, 2016

A thorough veterinary dental examination is your chance to catch these distressing eruptions early.

Fluoride: It's not just for humans anymore!

VETTED - May 04, 2016

Are you using topical dental fluoride treatment to benefit your veterinary patients' teeth?

Dangerous beauty: Oleander toxicosis in dogs, horses and more

Pet Poison Helpline - May 03, 2016

A current case of intentional poisoning with this deadly plant sparks the question: Can you spot the signs and save the patient?

Nutritional assessment: Are you investigating this 5th vital sign?

VETTED - May 03, 2016

Temperature, pulse, respiration, pain assessment and nutritional assessment. Face it, assessing nutrition and serving up solid recommendations is vital to keep your veterinary patients healthy—and your "foodie" clients happy.

Idea Exchange: Enclosed ETs stay debris-free

VETERINARY MEDICINE - May 02, 2016

Try this tip to keep endotracheal tubes organized and free of air-borne contaminants.

Behavior

"My dog’s not scared." Yeah, right.

VETTED - May 04, 2016

Help veterinary clients get scared straight by pointing out signs of fear in their pets.

Boosting tranquility through nutrition

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 26, 2016

Fresh from the 2016 Nestle Purina Companion Animal Nutrition Summit: Exploring the impact of fatty acids and probiotics on anxiety in your canine veterinary patients.

The good, the bad and the ugly of feline food and foraging

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 20, 2016

Just like us humans, cats no longer have to live in a guns-at-the-ready world to survive, as in the Old West. Today's cats have it so easy! So easy, their waistlines are exhibiting way too much westward—and eastward, southward and northward—expansion. What can we learn from cats' feral roots?

"Don't use that tone with me," said no clicker ever.

FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2016

Clickers don't get frustrated and they never, ever sass, shout or dis your dog. Here's how to incorporate them into training at your veterinary practice.

Chew on this: How to talk to veterinary clients about dog bites

FIRSTLINE - Apr 08, 2016

Use this tool to help clients understand why dogs bite—and how the team can stop aggressive behavior in its tracks.

Personal finances for associates

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.

State of the Profession: Checking in on veterinarians’ practice ownership plans

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2016

Fewer than a third of veterinary professionals aspire to own a practice.

Veterinary student debt summit on the horizon

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2016

Industry leaders will convene in April to explore student debt issues and solutions.

Equine veterinary economic study identifies pervasive financial stress

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 29, 2015

Study also examined how practices monitor finances and manage business.