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Stressed? Chill out with these apps

FIRSTLINE - Aug 12, 2016

You don't have to escape to a mountain retreat to find moments of peace in veterinary practice.

Exploratory surgery is like a box of chocolates

VETTED - Aug 09, 2016

Sometimes it's gooey and unpredictable, and often it can get a little bit nuts.

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

VETTED - 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.

Equine veterinary associates: Getting out from under the boss's shadow

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 03, 2016

How practice managers and owners can make sure their newest doctor is a success.

10 reasons to love veterinary medicine

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2016

Feeling cynical? Find out why you've got one of the best jobs in the world.

Career development for associates

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.

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.

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.