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An open letter from a disillusioned veterinary school graduate

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 26, 2017

While the financial problems plaguing veterinary education may hog the spotlight, this young veterinarian says it’s time to talk about the other issues—those that occur behind closed doors and within closed minds—that are making students sour.

Virginia is for veterinary products

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 26, 2017

They’ll tell you, “Virginia is for lovers,” but that’s not what I saw in the exhibit hall at CVC Virginia Beach. Well, maybe lovers of veterinary products.

Old School, New School: Drexit strategy

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 25, 2017

Dr. Codger dreams and schemes about how to hand off his responsibilities at his veterinary practice—and perhaps still receive a paycheck. But will Greenskin bite?

Shouting into the void: How voice search is changing the way pet owners find veterinarians

DVM360 MAGAZINE - May 24, 2017

Dr. Google is so last-decade—these days clients are taking their pet-related queries to Siri, Alexa and other voice technology assistants.

60 seconds or less: Social media must-haves for veterinary practice

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - May 15, 2017

CVC educator Dr. Caitlin DeWilde lays out social media and website needs for the beginner, the journeyman and the advanced veterinary practice manager or owner.

Career development for associates

Resume, interview tips from a hiring manager

Mar 29, 2017

Write your next great resume or nail that next job interview at a veterinary practice with my tips from years of hiring and firing.

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.

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.