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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

When the Christmas list includes a furry friend: Advice for pet-giving clients

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 15, 2018

Puppies and kittens are gifts that keep on giving (and taking your things and ripping them to shreds). Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Julia Albright provides some points for potential pet-gifters to ponder before placing a new companion under the Christmas tree.

“Can I use coconut oil as Fifi’s fat source?”

VETTED - Nov 15, 2018

If questions about coconut oil are popping up in your exam room, just a spoonful of advice from veterinary nutritionist Dr. Angela Rollins should help give you some direction.

Foiled veterinary student debt solutions—a dvm360 diagram

VETTED - Nov 14, 2018

Want innovative ways to tackle your student debt? This veterinarian has done the thinking through it for you.

6 tips for managing canine and feline diabetes

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 08, 2018

Some knowledge to help you master this endocrine disorder—and save your veterinary patients’ lives.

Avoid radiographic errors in your veterinary cases: Obtain multiple views

VETTED - Nov 08, 2018

It's easy to be convinced of a diagnosis by a single two-dimensional image. Get the whole picture by obtaining additional angles.

Behavior

When the Christmas list includes a furry friend: Advice for pet-giving clients

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Nov 15, 2018

Puppies and kittens are gifts that keep on giving (and taking your things and ripping them to shreds). Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Julia Albright provides some points for potential pet-gifters to ponder before placing a new companion under the Christmas tree.

Putting the shine back in the golden years for pets with cognitive dysfunction

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 02, 2018

Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Julia Albright shares tips for helping senior pets live their best lives, and helping clients through difficult periods of clinical signs like nighttime waking.

Beyond the burrito: How to handle aggressive cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 19, 2018

Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta shares tips for dealing with antagonistic tabbies.

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.

Personal finances for associates

Don't be scared of money

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 14, 2018

You’re not "in it for the money" as a veterinary professional, but you can't ignore the fact that you need money to keep practices open and you working. This year, make a New Year's resolution (or two or three) to better manage your personal accounts, your career and your practice finances this year.

Generation Debt (or not)

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 08, 2018

Before you judge your colleagues, take a long, hard look at our survey data on the educational debt they carry and why it might be limiting their choices ... and, overall, bumming them out.

Personal accounts: A week of overtime and a little play time

FIRSTLINE - Nov 05, 2018

In an effort to pay off her student loan by the end of the year, this technician and her husband watch spending carefully and still find moments to splurge.

Tackling veterinary student debt: 1-hour webinar

dvm360.com - Oct 22, 2018

Get an hour of CE credit as you learn the first steps to curbing debt’s control over your life so it doesn’t curb your enthusiasm for this amazing profession.

Veterinary internships: Examining their value in an era of six-figure debt

VETTED - Oct 18, 2018

If a new graduate wants to to spread her wings in a structured learning environment, the cost of delayed earning may be too high—unless she plans to transform into a specialist.