DVM360 MAGAZINE, Apr 1, 2013 - DVM
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DVM360 MAGAZINE, Apr 1, 2013
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Attention veterinary practice owners: Buyers are lined up
By Portia Stewart, Contributing Author
If you've been afraid to sell, consider this: In most regions, consultants and brokers report a backlog of buyers waiting for veterinary practices. And some are growing sick of the wait.
Beneful blasted in blogosphere
By Julie Scheidegger
Purina product is source of ire for many pet owners, but veterinary experts urge caution.
Four generations present opportunities and management challenges in veterinary practice
By Julie Scheidegger
The ability to connect with the full spectrum of age groups can increase effectiveness with veterinary clients and employees.
Members of veterinary profession honored for excellence
Insurance companies host events in Las Vegas to recognize veterinary honorees.
Auburn veterinary school names an alumnus and professor dean
Calvin Johnson plans to build on success of deans before him.
Jones Natural Chews Woofers recalled due to Salmonella
No illnesses have been reported at this time.
Veterinarian, best-selling author Nick Trout releases new novel
Real patients inspire The Patron Saint of Lost Dogs.
Diggin' Your Dog chicken jerky treats recalled for Salmonella
Consumers can receive a full refund.
Revisions to euthanasia, veterinary dental guidelines released
AVMA, AAHA issue updates to practice resources for veterinarians.
Compliance top concern in heartworm prevention
By Heather Biele, DVM
Resistance may play a small role in efficacy failures, but evidence suggests lack of education is the real reason preventives don't work.
Pets and Vets: New, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital opens
State roundup: A look at the world of animal health.
U.S. risk classification for BSE to be improved to 'negligible'
New status expected to be adopted at animal health assembly in May.
Ohio Veterinary Medical Association elects new president
Patricia Haines accepts new role; three awards given at Veterinary Medical Association's annual conference.
Frozen pet treats recalled for Salmonella
Recall only affects product made June 14, 2012.
New York Racing Association searches for equine veterinary director
Dean of Cornell veterinary school on search committee.
Natura Pet Products further expands first recall in company history
Recall now includes all dry pet foot products and treats with expiration date Mary 24, 2014, or earlier.
Midwest Veterinary Services to build medical research space near Manhattan, Kan.
Facility adds more veterinary research space in addition to NBAF now under construction.
Ohio woman gets 18 months for posing as veterinarian
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Brandi Tomko sentenced on four felonies and four misdemeanors.
Diamond Pet Foods issues recall due to low levels of thiamine
Cats fed product long-term could be at risk for thiamine deficiency.
Dog treat manufacturer bends to will of FDA after Salmonella findings
By Julie Scheidegger
Kasel Associated Industries' refusal to issue recall slams into agency's new muscle.
Feline predation study ruffles feathers
Cat advocates speak out on bad rap they feel cats get from study.
Insurance company analyzes cost of veterinary treatment vs. cost of prevention
Cost analysis of the five most common preventive pet conditions in 2012 revealed.
Texas veterinarian's life, career cut short by fatal shooting
By Andrea Hewitt, Assistant Content Specialist
Deidra Blackmon, DVM, remembered as "brilliantly talented" ER doctor.
Ohio VMA opposes proposed sales tax on veterinary services
Ohio Veterinary Medical Association executive director says budget bill would affect animal and human health.
Featured Contributors
How to harness a pitchfork-wielding horde for your veterinary practice
By Jessica Vogelsang, DVM
In the right forum, your veterinary clients can be your best defense.
Check your balance: Discovering what motivates you as a veterinarian
By Michael Paul, DVM
It's easy to lose sight of why we got into the veterinary profession. But we can get our vision back.
The humane movement: The challenge and the future of the veterinary profession
By David M. Lane, DVM, MS
Veteirnarians should avoid direct opposition of animal welfare groups during this cultural shift.
Three new clients and other important numbers
By Gerald Snyder, VMD
Study neighborhood demographics to get a glimpse of your veterinary practice's future.
The fastest path veterinarians can take to unhappiness
By Andrew Roark, DVM, MS
Learn to compare yourself to other veterinarians in a healthy way.
All's fair in love and veterinary practice partnerships
By Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD
Power struggles, disputes and hidden agendas aren't just fodder for TV shows—they're a reality in veterinary practice, too.
Fact: Debt doesn't discriminate
By Jeremy Campfield, DVM
Veterinarians aren't the only ones saddled—our clients deal with it, too.
Commentary
Best blog: What's happening to the veterinary profession?
By Rebecca Tudor, DVM, DACVS
It's time we pulled our heads out of the sand and talked about the sad state of the veterinary industry.
Commentary: New York Times shines a harsh spotlight on profession's woes
By Kristi Reimer, Editor, News Channel Director
Veterinarians abuzz over article on student debt 'trap.'
Small Animal
Feline iatrogenic hypothyroidism
By Anthony P. Carr, Dr. med. vet., DACVIM
Why thyroid management in veterinary medicine requires vigilance to avoid new complications.
Take time to count your patients' teeth
By Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP
Missing or extra teeth must be caught early to prevent more serious dental problems down the line.
Equine
Veterinarians ensure a healthy future
By Ed Kane, PhD
A veteirnary overview of suckling and weaning in foals to foster a lifetime of nutrition.
Veterinary emergency management of equine burn victims
By Ed Kane, PhD
As veterinarian and first responder to a barn fire, would you know how to treat a burn-compromised horse?
Humor
Voodoo diarrhea and other 'emergencies'
By Michael A. Obenski, DVM
Clients have their own ideas about what merits a late phone call.
A patient and faithful teacher at Brock Veterinary Clinic
By Bo Brock, DVM , Emily Berryhill, DVM
This blue-eyed Paint gave this veterinarian a shoulder to cry on and peace I can still feel.
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