DVM360 MAGAZINE, Nov 1, 2010 - DVM
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DVM360 MAGAZINE, Nov 1, 2010
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Shelter-animal relocation raises infectious disease concerns
By Patricia Lynne O'Shea
Shelters are moving hundreds of animals from place to place to avoid euthanasia, but veterinarians warn of infectious disease issues.
AAHA severs ties with the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues
By Alicia Karapetian
National Report — Following 10 years of supporting the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) will withdraw its membership and financial support at the end of the year.
AAVMC head speaks out on current college budget crises
By Brendan Howard , Alicia Karapetian
Veterinary schools are desperately seeking new financial resources.
UC-Davis, TAMU researchers target Salmonella
UC-Davis, TAMU researchers target Salmonella
CAPC, AHS collaborate on position regarding heartworm resistance
National report — Discussions are ongoing regarding a consensus statement in the works regarding heartworm efficacy.
Penn study looks at risks associated with hip dysplasia
By Cheryl Higley
Penn study looks at risks associated with hip dysplasia
Stethoscope
Veterinarians push back on proposed rules for American College of Animal Welfare
By Chris Sweeney
National report — The required signing of a form that acknowledges animal use in circuses, rodeos and other events has some veterinarians questioning the American College of Animal Welfare's mandate.
Where did I go wrong?
Clumsy clients can hurt themselves and your practice
By Michael A. Obenski, DVM
Dr. Obenski recounts how clients have unintentionally wrecked havoc on his practice—and sanity.
Small Animal
Examining mandibular problems in a dog
By Brett Beckman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, DAAPM
Chronicling the progression of periodontal bone destruction resulting in mandibular fractures in a dog.
Is your treatment on target?
By Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Make sure you're taking aim before you implement therapeutic measures.
Surgery STAT: Preoperative assessment of surgical patients
By Abimbola O. Oshin, DVM, MS, MRCVS, DACVS, DECVS
A systematic approach can help ensure safety.
Esophageal strictures in cats and dogs
By Ronald Lyman, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM , Robert Runde, VMD
The signs, causes and treatment of this condition in dogs and cats.
Keys to ureteral stenting: A case study
By Allyson Berent, DVM, DACVIM , Chick Weisse, VMD, DACVS
Interventional radiology helped relieve this cat's ureteral obstruction by uroliths.
Answers to your questions about diabetes mellitus
By Audrey Cook, BVMS, MRCVS, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA
Answers to your questions about diabetes mellitus.
Practice in the real world
Build relationships with veterinary clients with healthy power and helpful behaviors
By David M. Lane, DVM, MS
You need to modify your behavior to the situation and build power relationships that help, not hurt
Equine News
Hundreds of horses tested, processed at equine games
By Stephanie Fellenstein
Officials, veterinarians test, process some 500 horses during FEI World Equestrian Games
Good Medicine, Good Business
Individualized care helps your veterinary practice grow
By Michael H. Riegger, DVM, Dipl. ABVP
Don't squeeze everything into one visit—build a bond over time for patient care and client compliance
Associate Perspective
How veterinary associates can manage work-life balance
By Andrew Roark, DVM, MS
Keep the home fires burning and your ambitions alive in your new career
Practice for Profit
Bounce back with a breakeven analysis
By Gerald Snyder, VMD
Try these tactics to turn your anxious shaking about the economy to jumps for joy.
Equine
Sport horse nutrition: Winning is in the details
By Kenneth L. Marcella, DVM
A new study in top equine athletes brings nutritional deficiencies into the spotlight.
Don't get kicked!
By Ed Kane, PhD
Stay safe with these restraint tips for working around ill or injured horses.
Condylar fractures—the number one fracture affecting racing Thoroughbreds
By Ed Kane, PhD
Could this common fracture eventually be a thing of the past?
Practice Survival
Breed-specific wellness care
By Karyn Gavzer, MBA, CVPM
Breed-specific wellness care could be a powerful addition to your practice curricula.
Stampede
Dealing with persnickety clients
Dr. Brock shares his comical experience with a nit-picking banker.
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