DVM360 MAGAZINE, Oct 1, 2012 - DVM
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DVM360 MAGAZINE, Oct 1, 2012
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Betty White: The scourge of the veterinary profession?
By Portia Stewart, Contributing Author
Some veterinarians still link her to a 1-800 PetMeds endorsement and the Internet pharmacy boom. Are pet owners trusting their veterinarians less, and is White to blame?
American Humane Association investigates why people don't own pets
By Julie Scheidegger
Surprising barriers include lasting grief over loss of a previous pet—and a frank dislike of cats.
Preventive health toolkit aims to increase pet health and veterinary practice visits
By Julie Scheidegger
Program offers online survey followed by strategic tools to guide veterinarians.
Tensions build between private practitioners, low-cost service providers
By John Lofflin, Contributing Author
But some private veterinary practices have found ways to co-exist with public programs and charitable organizations.
Pit bull ban continues in Miami-Dade County despite opposition from South Florida Veterinary Medical Association
By Julie Scheidegger
Voters overwhelmingly uphold ban; county acted in July to make animal services 'no kill.'
Veterinary groups contend with retail pharmacy issues
By Julie Scheidegger
AVMA, Oregon VMA look to open communication between veterinarians and pharmacists.
KC Animal Health Corridor spotlights veterinary innovation
By Kristi Reimer, Editor, News Channel Director
Research symposium and investment forum showcase biotechnology in veterinary profession.
Tufts seeks input from veterinarians for chronic kidney disease study
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine wants information on the feeding habits of cats with chronic disease.
Veterinary employee arrested on drug charges
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Veterinary hospital employee Amanda Limmer suspected of stealing 11,000 pills, 2.5 gallons of hydrocodone.
LSU veterinary hospital stays prepared through Hurricane Isaac
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Veterinary teaching hospital continued to receive emergency cases throughout the storm.
New veterinary school envisioned for Buffalo, N.Y.
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Developer selected to build veterinary facility on former human hospital site.
Equine
The re-emergence of equine summer sores
By Kenneth L. Marcella, DVM
Current weather patterns and deworming protocols are likely factors in development.
USDA issues decertification notice to horse industry organizations
By Julie Scheidegger
Groups challenge amended regulations to Horse Protection Act regarding soring.
Real-world veterinary experience: AAEP student chapter short courses
By Ed Kane, PhD
AAEP-funded courses on dental and foot care expose veterinary students to practical applications.
Small Animal
Evaluating hindlimb lameness in juvenile dogs
By Janice Buback, DVM, MS, DACVS
Get affected dogs back comfortably on all fours by examining these most common causes and how they can be treated.
Small Animals
Detection, treatment of dental caries in dogs
By Brett Beckman, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC, DAAPM
Canines' canines are often unaffected, but be on the lookout for this condition in other dentition.
Humor
Stampede: What would the horse say?
By Bo Brock, DVM
Since animals can't tell you what's wrong, veterinarians might have to work a little harder. It's worth it, though.
Where did I go wrong? Full moon follies
By Michael A. Obenski, DVM
Even the non-superstitious veterinarian should beware of this powerful foe.
Featured Contributors
Examples of issues to track on green sheets in your veterinary hospital
By Michael H. Riegger, DVM, Dipl. ABVP
Here are some issues currently on my green sheets.
Letter of the Law: 4 ways to provide transparency in the veterinary workplace
By Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD
Veterinary employers would benefit from adopting the sunshiny practices of labor unions and government.
A cookie conundrum: Are you certain you have all the facts?
By Carl A. Osborne, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
A mental exercise in refraining from assumptions.
Veterinary practice owners can change a belief into evidence
By Michael H. Riegger, DVM, Dipl. ABVP
Start gathering patient data and tracking outcomes in your veterinary practice to stop practicing one-size-fits-all medicine.
Ethical dilemma: How a veterinarian should handle a case of puppy abuse
By Marc Rosenberg, VMD
A longtime client admits to an episode of abuse, and a veterinarian weighs her options.
Take a cue from family pharmacists: Build trust with your veterinary clients to maintain revenue
By Michael Paul, DVM
What competition from big box stores can mean to your veterinary practice's bottom line.
Stethoscope
Florida veterinarian helps colleagues LOL
By Ashley Barforoush, Associate Content Specialist
Veterinarian by day, cartoonist by night, Dean Scott, DVM, deals with stresses through humor at funnyvet.com.
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