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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

In-house FeLV and FIV testing: How do the newest screening tests compare?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 29, 2017

A positive result can have a dramatic impact on a cat and its owners. These researchers set out to determine the reliability of four in-clinic veterinary products.

The top 10 sessions at CVC last year—and what to attend in 2017

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 28, 2017

Veterinarians packed into these clinical lectures during CVC in 2016. Check out similar topics planned for this year, plus find resources to help right now with the patient in front of you.

“I’m treating my dog’s hot spot with Listerine”

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 26, 2017

Your response? Try these communication remedies for at-home dermatologic treatments gleaned from Dr. Google. The goal: Help the pet without shaming the client.

In the mood for food: 3 ways to increase appetite in pets with cancer

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 25, 2017

And you have these tools right there in your veterinary clinic, says Dr. Sue Ettinger.

Pain management and Microlactin: Got milk?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Apr 24, 2017

This milk protein concentrate from the milk of hyperimmunized cows, should be your next big moo-ve toward managing pain in feline patients

Behavior

Food vs. needle: Food wins

FIRSTLINE - Apr 28, 2017

Sit the dog, hold the dog, fire off those treats fast, and you've got your Fear Free blood draw on a food-motivated dog. Watch me demonstrate it in this video for your next veterinary visit.

Fear Free: Be the team that changes everything for pets

dvm360.com - Apr 19, 2017

Consider this case study and ask yourself: Do you want to change everything for the pets that visit your practice?

Fear Free, high value continuing education? #skeptical

FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2017

I didn't believe a lower stress approach could make a difference in our veterinary practice … until CVC made a convert of our assistant manager. Here's what we've learned in the process (and how my skepticism has turned to genuine appreciation).

Calm skies ahead: Helping pets with thunderstorm phobias

FIRSTLINE - Apr 18, 2017

CVC educator Dr. E’Lise Christensen, DACVB, offers at-home behavior modification strategies veterinarians and team members can offer to clients.

Fear Free: An urgent obligation (not to mention, unprecedented opportunity)

dvm360.com - Apr 18, 2017

You’ve probably heard of Dr. Marty Becker. And if you’ve heard of Dr. Marty Becker, chances are you’ve heard of his dream of every veterinary practice transforming into a Fear Free practice.

Personal finances for associates

The secret life of techs

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 28, 2017

These veterinary professionals work as technicians by day, highly qualified pet sitters by night.

So you want to start a veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Apr 25, 2017

Ready to start your own practice from scratch and relish in its greatness? Hold your horses and give yourself the once-over before anything else.

When it comes to buying a veterinary practice, consider a ‘proposal’

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 19, 2017

A well-thought-out letter of intent, much like an engagement proposal, can keep from scaring off a potential business partner.

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.