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Pounce on these veterinary scholarship opportunities

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 05, 2017

Studying veterinary medicine and love cats? (We thought so.) Check out two new scholarship opportunities through the Winn Feline Foundation and the AAFP.

Drug for heart disease shows promise for cats (and humans)

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 05, 2017

Novel drug treats hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the most common feline heart disease.

Your Veterinary Voice episode 9: Meet Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP

VETTED - Oct 26, 2016

Downing describes her latest research on clinical bioethics and what it means for the veterinary profession—and we nerd out, bigtime.

Royal Canin, feline associations partner to promote “Take your cat to the vet day”

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 19, 2016

The company will donate cat food to shelters for each pledge to schedule a veterinary visit.

Virginia Tech and VCA research studies could help hyperthyroid cats

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 04, 2016

Veterinarians hope their clinical research will address major gaps in forms of treatment.

Feline videos

Should DVMs sell pet food?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS

By Ernest E. Ward Jr., DVM

If your answers to these two questions in this article are "yes," then ABSOLUTELY your veterinary hospital needs to sell pet food to pet owners, according to Ernie Ward, DVM.

Infusion confusion? Here are some pointers on CRIs in cats

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By Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR, CVPP, CCRP

Help kitties in your clinic today—and minimize your risk for error—with these tips from Dr. Robin Downing.

Diagnostic dental radiographs: A concise how-to

FIRSTLINE

By Mary L. Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (dentistry)

Mary Berg, RVT, RLATG, VTS (Dentistry), demonstrates her preferred method of obtaining these images.

Feline medicine

Feline hypoadrenocorticism: Yes, cats get Addison’s disease too

VETTED - Feb 23, 2017

While there’s no cure for this adrenal condition, cats can achieve their full life expectancy with appropriate treatment.

Not just quelling a kidney catastrophe!

VETTED - Feb 17, 2017

New cartridge for blood-filtration promises cleaner blood for more than just veterinary renal conditions.

Client handout: 7 fun (and not so fun) facts about mosquitoes

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 08, 2017

Teach clients more about this deadly vector using an informational handout.

Seamless solutions for difficult parasite prevention scenarios

FIRSTLINE - Feb 06, 2017

Sew up parasite prevention gaps with these tailored tips to target a range of veterinary clients.

Journal Scan: Help for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Feb 06, 2017

MYK-461 shows promise as a novel veterinary approach to treating the disease at a molecular level.

Feline practice management

Competing clinics: Sharing is caring

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 22, 2017

Rather than label the neighboring veterinary clinic Enemy No. 1, consider banding together to eliminate a shared threat.

The C corp that will get you double taxed

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 16, 2017

With changes in the tax code over the years, S corporation status is more attractive than C corporations for veterinary hospitals these days. Here's why.

You need a Client Communication Coordinator

FIRSTLINE - Feb 14, 2017

Who has time to send smartphone texts, send and receive medical records, manage online appointments and send patient updates and cute pics to information-hungry pet owners? Here's why I think everyone needs this new client-facing team member in their veterinary practice.

What happens to taxes under Trump?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 13, 2017

Everybody will be affected: the well-off as well as the nation's veterinary practice owners and just about every tax-paying American. Here’s our guess in President Trump’s first month of office on the future of Uncle Sam’s revenue.

When the bond breaks: Examining clients who jeopardize the veterinary team relationship

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2017

Here’s what veterinarians think about “difficult” pet owners: how it feels when clients lash out—and who’s willing to show them the door.