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FIRSTLINE, Jun 1, 2010
Team Building
Inspire and motivate your team
By Bash Halow, CVPM, LVT
Team members say these three things will pick up productivity and excite enthusiasm.
Skill Builder
Your employee rights were violated. Now what?
By Sheila Grosdidier, BS, RVT
Protect yourself and preserve a strong working relationship with these three tips.
5 facts about employee rights
By Sheila Grosdidier, BS, RVT
Many team members blindly stumble through issues of breaks, overtime pay, and family leave. Find out whether your practice gives you enough—or whether you expect too much.
Patient care
Your role in vaccinations
By Liza W. Rudolph, LVT, CVT
You are crucial in this preventive measure in pets.
How safe are your vaccine procedures?
By Liza W. Rudolph, LVT, CVT
Many critical aspects of vaccination—from storage and handling to administration and patient safety—are in your hands.
Vaccine-related sarcomas
By Liza W. Rudolph, LVT, CVT
The facts about this rare vaccination complication.
Ask the Experts
Q&A: Converse with clients to convey the dangers of zoonotic diseases
How can we explain the importance of testing for parasitic zoonoses to our clients?
Ask Shawn: Problems with the practice owner's wife
By Shawn McVey, MA, MSW
I'm a practice manager having trouble with an employee. She's lazy and unprofessional, and does almost none of the duties she's expected to handle. The problem: She's the practice owner's wife. When I approach him about it, he just says, "She's the boss." What else can I do?
Pearls of Practice
Bad breath makes a great client education video
Bad breath makes a great video
Follow the ABCs and 123s of blood screen tests
Follow the ABCs and 123s of blood screen tests
Stick it to low morale with this team contest
Stick it to low team morale
Client Communication
Q&A: Spotlight on spot-on parasite preventives
By Portia Stewart
Recent EPA reports may mean your clients are struggling to sort fact from fiction about spot-on parasite preventives. Here's what you need to know to educate pet owners about how to safely and effectively use spot-on parasite preventives.
By the Numbers
6 ways to become an all-star employee
The heat of summer has settled in. So why not follow suit and heat things up at work? Follow these tips for stepping up and getting noticed in your practice.
Marketing Strategies
5 basic rules of social media
By Brenda Tassava, CVPM, CVJ
If you don't follow the social-media code, you'll drive pet owners away. Here's what to do.
Step-by-step strategies: Making social media worth the time and effort
By Brenda Tassava, CVPM, CVJ
Does social media really pay off? This article series will explain everything you need to know to successfully use online networking.
Front Desk
A spill of support for the Gulf
By Kerry Hillard Johnson
The veterinary community is hard at work trying to help wildlife affected by the BP oil spill.

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