Doctors tend to hang on to bad habits and attitudes from their first job. Seeking out mentors—or mentoring a new grad at your practice—can help.
Q. How can I get the doctors to take care of the equipment at my practice? They don't keep their trucks clean and often leave equipment behind on visits.
You're on the hunt for a new associate. Here's how to find the right doctor for you and your practice.
It's a natural progression to move from associate to practice owner, but you need to know what you're getting into. (And sellers, you need to make sure your buyer is positioned for success.)
I'm a new associate at a small-animal practice. Some of the team members seem resentful of me. What can I do to earn their trust?
Watch for these warning signs and welcome sights to be sure your new practice is a keeper that'll keep you happy.
I already work a few Saturdays a month and now my boss wants more!
I'm an associate at a small-animal veterinary practice. Is it OK for me to date a client?
If ... like Rodney Dangerfield, you get no respect ... your boss takes all the good clients ... or you're so busy you can't remember what your spouse looks like.