FIRSTLINE - Sep 23, 2017
Veterinary practice managers and team members also benefit from more friendly, more informative referrals to and from emergency and specialists and the general practitioners who manage patients through their lives. Compassion-First Pet Hospitals hired liaisons and built a process to inform referring general practice veterinarians when patients visit, how they're doing and what happened.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2017
Without Dr. Codger breathing down her neck, Dr. Greenskin is able to grow her confidence—but can she convince her boss that they need to grow their veterinary team?
VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 15, 2017
I scored four appointments for $20. That's pretty good marketing ROI for a veterinary hospital. An old-fashioned thank-you—in snail mail and personalized to them—did the trick.
VETTED - Aug 07, 2017
If you take emotional responsibility for everyone else's problems, putting their monkeys on your back and in your mind, you'll have a hard time finding room for your own needs at the end of the veterinary workday.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 04, 2017
You can brush up on slang, dialect, accents and weird vocabulary to reach pet owners in the exam room. But the best way to be understood in veterinary practice is always, first, to listen.
Career development for associates
Jul 10, 2017
Over and over again, we veterinarians hear it from our clients: Our pets die better than we do. In many cases, they’re right.
Jul 07, 2017
We selected confessions from the Vet Confessionals Project that reflect the feelings of control (or lack thereof) that plague the profession.
Jun 23, 2017
I wear that title as a badge of honor. My value as a veterinarian lies in the art and skill of death at the heart of my mobile hospice practice.
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.
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.
Personal finances for associates
Mar 02, 2017
Demographic factors correlate with shorter—and longer—veterinary loan payback periods.
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.
Nov 09, 2016
To my veterinary clients. And I don't feel bad about it.
Dec 08, 2014
Check out these tips for living with veterinary student loan debt.
Oct 01, 2014
Get over your hangups and start getting ahead of your veterinary debt with these dos and don’ts.