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Draw your own curve in veterinary medicine

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 31, 2015

Women are redefining success for themselves—and our profession needs to do it too.

Avoid inflicting "option paralysis" on pet owners

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 18, 2015

In this video how-to, Dr. Andy Roark gives his step-by-step instructions to make your recommendations stick with pet owners long after they've left your clinic.

The power of saying 'thank you'

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 13, 2015

It’s a veterinarian’s job to see problems, but don’t let that ruin your day. Here are 5 gratitude strategies to reshape your sharp DVM brain to find the good in life.

Letter: 6 coping mechanisms for life as a veterinarian

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Dec 01, 2014

This reader was moved by a colleague's suicide to share his emotional coping mechanisms for veterinary students, associates and long-time DVMs.

Working with shelters: Your complete veterinary team resource

dvm360.com - Nov 01, 2014

This dvm360 Leadership Challenge helps private practices work with, not against, shelters and rescue groups in the community.

Career development for associates

Letter: 6 coping mechanisms for life as a veterinarian

Dec 01, 2014

This reader was moved by a colleague's suicide to share his emotional coping mechanisms for veterinary students, associates and long-time DVMs.

How to help veterinary team members earn more

Aug 26, 2014

Financial success at a veterinary hospital can pay off when it comes to salaries.

Veterinary team musical chairs

Aug 12, 2014

Cross-training is one way to beat boredom and more successfully cover lengthy absences in veterinary hospitals.

When struggle meets veterinary success

Jul 01, 2014

Florida veterinarian's determination pays off after sacrificing for a better life for her son and a career in veterinary medicine.

Crafting the client experience to achieve business success

Jun 15, 2014

Matt Meeker, co-founder of the house call veterinary service BarkCare, advises other entrepreneurs to center their energies on serving clients and their needs—the specifics will come later. Listen as he explains this process.

Personal finances for associates

Resources for paying off veterinary student loan debt

Dec 08, 2014

Check out these tips for living with veterinary student loan debt.

How veterinarians can avoid losing the credit card game

Oct 01, 2014

Get over your hangups and start getting ahead of your veterinary debt with these dos and don’ts.

Your veterinary associate may want personal finance guidance

Sep 01, 2014

Practice owners rated "personal finance" dead last in what they provide in their mentorship programs, according to Benchmarks 2014: A Study of Well-Managed Practices. But associates didn't completely agree.

Personal finance: What veterinary associates should know

Sep 01, 2014

This pyramid provides a visual explanation of which areas make the most sense to implement after graduation and what areas to consider later in a career.

The retirement trap

Sep 01, 2014

Aging is inevitable, but the ability to retire is in your hands—so plan ahead to avoid getting caught in false financial security.