VETERINARY ECONOMICS, Apr 1, 2011 - Veterinary Economics
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS, Apr 1, 2011
Cover Story
Should I sell my veterinary practice now?
By Tom McFerson, CPA, ABV
You can shake your Magic 8 Ball as hard as you want, but even that can't tell you for sure whether you should sell now or hold out. But here are a few indicators that the veterinary practice sale market is poised for growth.
Checking in
Running into great service
By Kristi Reimer, Editor
A trip to buy shoes demonstrates the meaning of value ... in retail and in veterinary practice.
Practice Management Q&A
Q&A: Do online veterinary referrals hold as much weight as word-of-mouth referrals?
By Karyn Gavzer, MBA, CVPM
Q: I've heard that 60 percent of your veterinary practice's referrals should come from clients' word-of-mouth. How has the Internet changed that recommendation? Should we count online recommendations from our clients?
Q&A: How can I encourage young, aspiring veterinarians?
By Andrew Rollo, DVM
Q: My daughter is 11 years old and she's determined to become a veterinarian. What can I do now to prepare my child for a career in the veterinary profession?
Practice Tips
The rules of deduction for veterinary travel and auto use
By Gary Glassman, CPA
Learn how to record your business travel expenses correctly to avoid an audit—or survive one if you're targeted.
Keep your veterinary dental models intact
Many times dental models come in two pieces. Use this tip to attach the pieces together and keep the fragile dental model from breaking.
5 ways to fight animal cruelty at your veterinary practice
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.
Where in the world are your veterinary clients coming from?
By Jeff Rothstein, DVM, MBA
Put your marketing budget to good use and start tracking your clients today.
Give your euthanasia clients a package of love
When it comes to your euthanasia clients, use extra loving, tender care.
Save your veterinary practice money: Don't settle for high oxygen prices
With a little bit of time and research you can save your veterinary practice money.
Legal Ease
Use caution when handling dangerous disinfectants
By Phil Seibert, CVT
They help keep your practice germ-free, but these products can do more harm than good if used improperly.
Growth Center
Telling the truth about ticks
By Ashley Barforoush, Associate Content Specialist
Your clients know these bloodsuckers are gross, but do they know how to protect their pets? Become a tick expert and educate your veterinary practice clients.
Click & Copy
5 common myths about veterinary anesthesia risks
Help clients understand exactly what's involved before their pet undergoes a surgical or dental procedure.
Personnel Solutions
3 strategies for offering raises to team members
By Bob Levoy
Every one of your team members might work hard, but taking a one-size-fits-all approach to doling out raises isn't fair to your best performers. So pump up your superstars' salaries by using one of these proven strategies instead.
What to do with an overcompensated employee
By Bob Levoy
What to do with an overcompensated employee
Life Balance
Be back soon: How to take a sabbatical from your veterinary practice
By Peter Fisher, DVM
If a three-day weekend or short vacation isn't easing the stress of practice life, you may need more. Here's how one veterinarian found professional renewal through a two-month sabbatical.
Hospital Design
Patience and persistence pay off
By Sarah Moser
Nothing went according to plan for Adobe Animal Hospital in Los Altos, Calif. And everything turned out for the better.
Hot Button
Don't let online reviews ruin your veterinary practice rep
By Jeff Werber, DVM
Resolve Internet complaints and talk up your veterinary practice on the Web—before it's too late.
Equine Solutions
Social media for today's equine practitioner
By James Guenther, DVM, MBA, MHA, CVPM, AVA
Statistics show that at least 61 percent of your clients are using social networks. Are you? Find out how Facebook and Twitter can help your practice's profits soar.
Equine Practice Management Q&A
Q&A: Who should float my clients' horses' teeth?
Q: Who should float my clients' horses' teeth?

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