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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Clinical updates

Watch for dogs' nonverbal cues in the veterinary clinic

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 21, 2017

Body language lets you get an early indicator of where the dog is, emotionally, says behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi.

Got a pyoderma? Step away from the systemics

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 20, 2017

At least until you know you need them, that is. For bacterial overgrowth and superficial cases, topical therapy may be all you need for your veterinary patients.

Journal Scan: The potential prognostic value of NT-proBNP assays in cats with congestive heart failure

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 20, 2017

Comparing a cat's initial concentration of this assay with the results at discharge and during follow-up may help assess survival time.

The faces of chronic pain in the veterinary clinic

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 20, 2017

The last thing you want is to allow a pet to experience or subsist in pain. Take a trip through this photo gallery to make sure your pain detector is set on high and ready to take action.

Rounding up roundworms: Smart parasitology control for foals and young horses

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 17, 2017

Equine veterinarians can educate horse owners and farm managers about the risk of using a ‘same-old, same-old’ approach to deworming—and offer a custom approach for each farm.

Behavior

Watch for dogs' nonverbal cues in the veterinary clinic

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 21, 2017

Body language lets you get an early indicator of where the dog is, emotionally, says behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi.

A fenced yard does not equal pet enrichment for a dog

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 20, 2017

Behaviorist Dr. John Ciribassi says the backyard is no babysitter. Help your veterinary clients see that their dogs need emotional enrichment, not just space to run.

Client handout: 4 things every home with a pet needs

FIRSTLINE - Jul 14, 2017

From the smallest, most easy-going cat to the biggest, most rambunctious dog—every pet deserves a household that's fun, stimulating and encourages exercise.

Let’s dispel the deadbeat cat myth

FIRSTLINE - Jul 12, 2017

Many cat owners think their full-figured feline freeloaders were made for a life of luxury and ease. Encourage mental and physical exercise with these fast, frugal enrichment ideas.

Helping to make the perfect match: Pet selection counseling

FIRSTLINE - Jul 12, 2017

How you can play a vital role in helping owners make the right choice and ensure a lifelong bond.

Personal finances for associates

How much is my veterinary degree worth?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 14, 2017

To answer this question, let’s look at investment costs, lifetime earnings and intangible benefits.

Old School, New School: Drexit strategy

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 25, 2017

Dr. Codger dreams and schemes about how to hand off his responsibilities at his veterinary practice—and perhaps still receive a paycheck. But will Greenskin bite?

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.