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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Cyberbullying

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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Otitis quandary: To pluck or not to pluck hair in the ear?


Get a cutting answer from this veterinary dermatology expert before you see your next case.

Treating canine otitis: So many options—how do I choose?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 21, 2018

Topicals, systemics, antibacterials, antifungals, glucocorticoids … The list of potential therapies is long, but with the right diagnostic information and patient history details, you can formulate a regimen that gets those ears under control.

Handling behavior issues in older pets


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

'Otitis again?' Solving those seemingly endless ear infections


An infection's recurrent nature stems from the many factors at play in your veterinary patients' poor sore ears. Here's what to note in the exam room to keep on top of it and stop the cycle.

Client handout: Types of otitis and what to watch for


Educate your veterinary clients on the basics of otitis externa, media and interna and how you’ll get to a diagnosis.


Handling behavior issues in older pets


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?

Minimally invasive ways to bring Fear Free to veterinary surgery

VETTED - Aug 30, 2018

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

2 ways to comfort hospitalized pets

FIRSTLINE - Aug 24, 2018

Calming music and pheromones top the list for great ancillary items for hospitalized pets, according to these two finalists in the 2018 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year contest.

Client handout: The secret to housetraining a puppy

VETTED - Aug 03, 2018

Eliminate the stress of elimination for veterinary clients and their fur babies with this handout.

Personal finances for associates

Your money, your life: Does this app save or break my bank?

VETTED - Sep 07, 2018

When it comes to repaying veterinary school debt, are money-saving apps like Digit worth the download, or will the fine print cost more in the long run?

5 steps to get you out from under vet school debt

VETTED - Aug 14, 2018

A little common sense—and some support from your veterinary colleagues—will keep you from being crushed by the mountain.

Buyer’s remorse: Expect it three to five years after vet school

VETTED - Apr 27, 2018

Feeling like you made a mistake becoming a veterinarian? You’re not alone—and you’ll get over it.

Merck study: Veterinarians have normal mental health but poor well-being

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 16, 2018

Just 41 percent would recommend the profession to a friend or family member; financial stress is a serious concern.

Double identity: When you’re veterinarian and practice manager

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 05, 2018

Are you a high-flying veterinarian by day and a reluctant veterinary practice manager by night? I don’t want to take the wind out of your cape, but your neglected alter ego may need a boost.