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Articles by Karl Salzsieder, DVM, JD

Karl Salzsieder, DVM, JD

Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board member Dr. Karl Salzsieder of Salzsieder Consulting and Legal Services is a full-time consultant for veterinarians on business and legal matters. Dr. Salzsieder is one of the founders and former president of both the AVMLA and the AVPMCA, and has owned seven mixed or small animal practices (only four at one time). He was a corporate manager for VetSmart, now Banfield, and was the first VetSmart charter practice owner. He is the owner of one three-doctor small animal practice. Dr. Salzsieder owns one golden retriever, Buddy, and two cats, Tigger and Moma Kitty.

Veterinary wellness plans: Your top questions answered
November 3, 2011

Expert advice on a progressive idea.

Sample veterinary wellness plan
June 1, 2011

When you bundle services for veterinary clients, you should accommodate a variety of needs.

What wellness plans can be for your veterinary practice
June 1, 2011

Wellness plans aren't milking clients dry. They're swelling veterinary hospitals with income and helping spot patient problems. Learn what set-fee-for-service packages can do for your practice.

Videos: Associate fears about veterinary practice ownership
January 14, 2011

Three Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board members share their thoughts on why associates fear to buy and how practice owners can help change that.

Q&A: The trouble with helping needy employees
January 1, 2011

A hard-working veterinary assistant at my practice is having money troubles and turning to payday loans to make ends meet. Our salaries are fair and reasonable for our area and our economy. I'm worried this is a poor personal financial decision on his part. What should I do?

Video: An alternative ownership option
December 16, 2010

Nonveterinarian ownership is a mutually beneficial option.

Q&A: Paying for the phone in their pocket
December 1, 2010

What's the best way to compensate on-call technicians? Should we pay them simply for carrying a phone at all times?

Q&A: When to tell your boss that you're leaving
June 1, 2010

I plan on leaving my job as an associate. How much notice should I give?

Manage for profit—even in a recession
September 1, 2009

Tips to increase veterinary practices' bottom line during a recession—or any time.


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