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Your Veterinary Voice episode 5: Meet Sarah Wooten, DVM

VETTED - Jul 26, 2016

Panic attacks in the surgery suite ... life as a high-functioning introvert in a public-facing profession (that's YOUR profession, people) ... and living your life with less worry about others' judgments. Her story is an inspiring one.

DVMs encouraged to fight for ferals Oct. 16

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 21, 2016

National Feral Cat Day is only possible with the help of veterinarians and veterinary technicians helping community cats and trap-neuter-return programs nationwide, according to Alley Cat Allies.

When canine flu strikes: An eye on isolation best practices

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jul 18, 2016

Canine influenza = scary headlines. We know it’s contagious, but just how long do affected dogs shed the virus?

Into the fires of Mordor: Overcoming your biggest veterinary fears

VETTED - Jul 18, 2016

"One does not simply walk" fearlessly through life. Dr. Hilal Dogan knew that FOR SURE in the case of her early fear of surgery.

How veterinarians can surf the next big tech wave

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jul 15, 2016

How? Focus on your long-term goals and, for goodness' sake, don't go it alone!

Career development for associates

Into the fires of Mordor: Overcoming your biggest veterinary fears

Jul 18, 2016

"One does not simply walk" fearlessly through life. Dr. Hilal Dogan knew that FOR SURE in the case of her early fear of surgery.

Checklist for buying a practice

Jun 22, 2016

Don't buy—or buy into—a veterinary hospital before you work through this checklist.

Vetting the viability of new equipment

May 13, 2016

Can Dr. Greenskin convince her scrimping superior that investing in an ultrasound machine is prudent for both their patients and their pocketbooks?

What to do when the clinic's being sold

Jan 08, 2016

Hard questions smart associates ask themselves when ownership is changing hands.

Resolution No. 1? Beat Dr. Google

Dec 29, 2015

Dr. Marty Becker says the battle for relevance in pet owners' minds is veterinarians' biggest fight in the next 10 years.

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.