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Is gender still an issue?

August 1, 2006

Respondents say yes. Female veterinarians face unique challenges.

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The sweet taste of retirement

August 1, 2006

Maintaining some semblance of your current lifestyle in retirement doesn't have to be a "pie in the sky" idea—if you plan ahead. (Hey, 30-somethings: We're talking to you!)

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What a new grad wants

August 1, 2006

It's not that different from what established practitioners want. We probed to learn what type of practice future veterinarians want to join, what they see as their greatest strengths, weaknesses, and fears.

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Weighing the changes raised by specialty practice

August 1, 2006

Specialty practices offer services that are sometimes more than a primary care facility can handle. But more primary care practitioners are branching out.

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Clocking in

August 1, 2006

Are new grads' expectations about quality of life and child rearing changing the veterinary workweek?

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Step up your technology

July 1, 2006

Don't you want to improve efficiency, communication, and revenue? If you're not using electronic medical records, you're losing out on these opportunities.

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Make home only a scan away

May 1, 2006

Dr. Cyrena Rose, a relief veterinarian in Miami, Fla., suggests technicians check each chart during first puppy visits and annual exams to see whether a pet is microchipped. "If the pet has a chip, scan it to show clients that it's still working and remind them to keep their contact information updated with the company that manufactured the chip," says Dr. Rose. If clients moved or never registered, this helps them realize the importance of registering, she says. And of course, if the pet doesn't have a chip, this gives the technician an opportunity to explain the benefits of microchipping to the owner.

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Keep clients from wiping out on the Web

May 1, 2006

Dr. Doug Clarke at Pet Veterinary Clinic in Grandville, Mich., says it used to send chills up his spine when clients said they'd been looking up medical information on the Internet.

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Specialty medicine doesn't have to lead to a fight over cases

November 1, 2005

In the new millennium, everyone can win by joining forces to fight for patients' best interests.

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