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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Cyberbullying

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When veterinary clients and internet trolls gang up on private practitioners, the effects can hurt business, harm reputations and damage psyches of those on the receiving end of cyberbullying. In this series, experts share tools and plans to help avoid internet rampages, deal with them when they crop up, and help make veterinarians and veterinary team members more resilient when people go on the verbal attack. ...

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Clinical updates

Oh no! A new tick species we have to worry about in the U.S.

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 16, 2018

The Asian longhorned tick is relatively small, but hardy, causing trouble for pets, wildlife, livestock and humans.

Glands sakes! Diagnosing and treating sebaceous adenitis in dogs

VETTED - Oct 16, 2018

From pathogenesis to prognosis, here’s what you need to know to help your veterinary patients (and their humans) cope with this scaly condition.

Share this heap of praise that will be music to your techs' ears

Oct 15, 2018

In anticipation of this year's Veterinary Technician Week, these veterinary professionals were ready to discuss the absolute good of techs.

Compelling updates in veterinary surgery

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 12, 2018

Specialist says localized and minimally invasive is where it's at.

DJD calls for TLC: Identify and relieve cats’ pain and disability

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 11, 2018

When cats in your practice have degenerative joint disease (and the majority do), are you recognizing the related pain and debilitation? Your TLC—an accurate diagnosis, multimodal management and simple environmental modifications—can bring comfort to these cats and their owners.

Behavior

Minimally invasive ways to bring Fear Free to veterinary surgery

VETTED - Oct 11, 2018

Tips for reducing fear, anxiety and stress in your surgical patients (and the people who own them).

3 products for better dog walks

FIRSTLINE - Oct 03, 2018

Animal trainer and behavior consultant Mikkel Becker shares some of her favorite products for making dog walking better for both the pooch and the veterinary client.

These tools were made for (dog) walkin’

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 01, 2018

A walk in the park should be just that for both the dog and the owner. Read up on these leash, harness and halter options so you’ll be ready to help your veterinary clients find the finest fits for their canine companions.

Handling behavior issues in older pets

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 20, 2018

Veterinarians are in the perfect position to guide pet owners though a potentially distressing situation.

Just Ask the Expert: Can laser therapy reduce anxiety in veterinary patients?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 05, 2018

Patients undergoing photobiomodulation seem to calm down in the clinic after a few treatments. What’s going on?

Personal finances for associates

Finding freedom: The smart way to leave your student debt behind

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 15, 2018

It keeps you awake at night. It overshadows every life decision. It may even make you question your career choice. But you can be free of the soul-sucking burden of your veterinary student debt—as long as you have the right information and the right plan.

Personal accounts: Fetching a bit of education, plus fun with family

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 12, 2018

This associate started the week by finishing up a veterinary continuing education conference and then digging into a more normal work week, with a bonus of spending a little time with her extended family.

Change your money habits, change your future

FIRSTLINE - Oct 11, 2018

If your financial life as a veterinary professional still consists of putting cash into envelopes at the start of the month—or the online or Excel version of that—you should know there’s a better way.

Where DVMs fit in the U.S. student debt crisis

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 11, 2018

Take a look at the numbers, and you see the student debt crisis is bigger than veterinary medicine. But the debt-to-income ratio makes our profession’s student loans particularly tough.

Personal accounts: An associate veterinarian paying down $110k in debt

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Oct 05, 2018

This week, this vet muses about the steep cost of therapeutic diets for her four cats—and that’s with the professional discount.