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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: What you didn't learn in vet school - Mar 27, 2018

Feeling a little out of your depth as a new veterinarian—or like your associates aren't ready for practice? The dvm360 team addresses these post-vet-school pain points in this latest Leadership Challenge. ...

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Clinical updates

You don't have to be a specialist to use ultrasound


Expert status isn’t a requisite for getting most of the diagnostic information you need, says imaging specialist Dr. Rachel Pollard.

Can that lawn service replace the use of flea and tick preventives?


Companies heavily advertise their flea- and tick-repelling sprays this time of year. Are your clients buying the hype?

Avoid surprising clients after dental procedures


Most veterinary clients don’t appreciate surprises when it comes to their pets’ dental procedures—especially when the revelation is permanent and costs extra. Here are some steps you can take to avoid them in your practice.

Friday veterinary emergencies: A dvm360 pie chart

VETTED - Jul 10, 2018

Quick! This is an emergency! Maybe ...

Unbundling myofascial pain syndrome in your veterinary patients

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 09, 2018

An exploration of the utility and urgency of treating taut muscle fibers in dogs with osteoarthritis.


Commentary: Early feline spay is the best way

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 09, 2018

According to this reader, not only is this better for the cat, but your veterinary client retention rates become healthy and strong as well.

Help veterinary clients face a noisy Fourth

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 28, 2018

Pet Anxiety Awareness Week kicks off right before a real fear-inducing holiday, Independence Day, with its fireworks, crowds and food hazards everywhere. Here are learning resources for your team and your veterinary clients.

Meet the mutt-ley crew of bad dog behaviors

FIRSTLINE - Jun 15, 2018

Let’s learn what Elvis Presley, Steppenwolf and George Thorogood can teach us to coach pet owners through their precocious pooches’ bad manners.

5 things you need to know about food aggression

VETTED - Jun 14, 2018

Use these tips to help comfort concerned clients’ worries about their pet during mealtime.

Why at-home veterinary visits matter

VETTED - Jun 13, 2018

Holistic veterinary care isn’t the hippy-dippy practice you think it is. In fact, it might be the best way to diagnose what's going on in that tricky patient you’re losing sleep over.

Personal finances for associates

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.

The "perfect practice manager" checklist


If you can answer affirmatively to all 10 questions, you just might be perfect. If not, we have some reading suggestions that can help you make some valuable tweaks to your life and your veterinary clinic.

10 changes in Trump’s new tax plan: Who’s happy and who’s not?


There will be some happy purrs and angry barks in the veterinary world if these tax law changes take place.