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Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

5 ways to fight animal cruelty at your veterinary practice

April 1, 2011

Every 10 seconds an animal is abused or beaten. That's according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). Here are five ways you can fight animal cruelty in your veterinary practice, according to the ASPCA.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Educate your team—and yourself—about the dangers of formaldehyde

March 1, 2011

It's one of the most common chemicals in use today, but you'll need to take precautions before exposing your team members to formaldehyde.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Declawing and devocalization: What pet owners think

February 23, 2011

You may have your own opinions on the procedures, but what do your clients think?

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Q&A: No deal on a professional discount

February 1, 2011

My practice regularly refers cases to a nearby specialty practice. Recently my own dog became sick, and the clinic offered me a disappointingly meager discount for its services. Am I expecting too much? Is there a standard for professional discounts?

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

Texas legislation would waive 'confidentiality' for delinquent veterinary clients

January 26, 2011

Austin, Texas -- Legislation in the Texas House of Representatives would waive confidentiality privileges for clients who are delinquent in paying for veterinary services.

Source: FIRSTLINE

What if my state doesn't allow non-veterinarian ownership?

January 1, 2011

Use this loophole to negate vague or exclusive bylaws.

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Video: The worst ethical breach in the veterinary profession

December 30, 2010

Though you may feel it in their best interest, not being completely forthcoming with information about a client's pet may lead to trouble.

Source: DVM360 MAGAZINE

5 types of potentially litigious veterinary clients

September 1, 2010

If you see them coming, be concerned — and ask them to seek veterinary care elsewhere

Source: VETERINARY ECONOMICS

Q&A: Making sense of mandatory meetings

September 1, 2010

Our monthly meetings are mandatory, and people's days off and time working are being docked. Is this legal?

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