Mike Paul, DVM
Dr. Paul is the former executive director of the Companion Animal Parasite Council and a former president of the American Animal Hospital Association. He is currently the principal of MAGPIE Veterinary Consulting. He is retired from practice and lives in Anguilla, British West Indies.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 05, 2018
Veterinary professionals, you have a finite amount of time in this life—why are you spending it on other people’s priorities? Sit down, write out these two lists, and rejigger your commitments.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 07, 2018
Think of a convention program as a map, with unfamiliar topics like unexplored cities.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 04, 2018
I visited a wonderful human medicine practice that inspires me, and I came across the poster that inspires them. Their personable skills are easier to come by than you think.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 05, 2018
And what can we do in veterinary practice, and in the wider world, to bring back some old-fashioned rules of courtesy, civility and respect?
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 31, 2018
You’ve got a dream team full of champion staff members. So how can you make sure you keep them in your veterinary practice? Here are some ideas.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 02, 2018
No, not really. But pickles have helped me understand a facet of customer service that applies perfectly to veterinary clinics.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 21, 2017
Dr. Mike Paul recounts the night of Sept. 5 when Hurricane Irma struck his island home in Anguilla.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2017
From a big city to a small town, from an isolated island to a mall, my big trip to see astronomy at work also reminded me how things have changed for American consumers and maybe veterinary hospitals.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 22, 2017
This skill can make your veterinary team work together better and you a more effective leader.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 04, 2017
You can brush up on slang, dialect, accents and weird vocabulary to reach pet owners in the exam room. But the best way to be understood in veterinary practice is always, first, to listen.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 05, 2017
Reaching out to those around us can do more than turn their frowns upside down—it can help them live longer. This island-dwelling veterinarian is on board.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 10, 2017
What Disney's Who Framed Roger Rabbit can teach us about the veterinary client experience.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 03, 2017
Empathy is a powerful emotion, but it can be harmful to our mental and emotional well-being. We’re better off offering sympathy and compassion.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 02, 2017
The customer controls more of your veterinary practice than you think. It’s time to sort out your priorities and understand what will fix that 20 percent loss of clients most businesses experience.