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Counseling clients on fractured teeth in their pets

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 28, 2017

Percolation—save it for your coffee, not for tooth fractures.

Choose your own adventure

FIRSTLINE - Mar 24, 2017

Would you be happiest working at a small, privately owned veterinary practice or a larger corporate practice? Use these factors to help plot your career path.

Repayment realities: Why do some DVMs take longer to pay off student debt?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 02, 2017

Demographic factors correlate with shorter—and longer—veterinary loan payback periods.

Should DVMs sell pet food?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Feb 21, 2017

If your answers to these two questions in this article are "yes," then ABSOLUTELY your veterinary hospital needs to sell pet food to pet owners, according to Ernie Ward, DVM.

Old school, new school: Follow the leader

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 08, 2017

In which Dr. Greenskin wonders if she will ever attain the mythical status of her employer and mentor.

Career development for associates

Your Veterinary Voice Episode 10: Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM

Jan 26, 2017

Chatfield shares her tips on finding an alternative career in veterinary medicine, her worries about the next big zoonotic disease, and her all-American approach to pet ownership.

Mind Over Miller: Hold off on choosing your animal specialty

Nov 28, 2016

Young veterinary grads will be smarter and more career-flexible if they look to mixed practice for their first job.

In veterinary practice, lifestyle matters, but work ethic does too

Sep 15, 2016

Dr. Greenskin's morning quickly switches from Pokemon GO to an impromptu discussion on her investment in the practice with Dr. Codger.

10 things to love—and hate—about owning a veterinary practice

Aug 03, 2016

Are you an "owner type"? Find out right here. Here's what I struggle with and what I truly enjoy about owning a veterinary hospital.

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.

Personal finances for associates

Repayment realities: Why do some DVMs take longer to pay off student debt?

Mar 02, 2017

Demographic factors correlate with shorter—and longer—veterinary loan payback periods.

What happens to taxes under Trump?

Feb 13, 2017

Everybody will be affected: the well-off as well as the nation's veterinary practice owners and just about every tax-paying American. Here’s our guess in President Trump’s first month of office on the future of Uncle Sam’s revenue.

I don't give discounts ...

Nov 09, 2016

To my veterinary clients. And I don't feel bad about it.

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.