Associate know-how

BizQuiz: Are you ready to own a veterinary practice?

FIRSTLINE - Jul 30, 2014

Take this quiz to learn whether you've got an owner's vision or you're stuck in an employee's mindset.

Top 5 ways not to welcome a new veterinarian

dvm360 - Apr 09, 2014

Roll out the worst welcome wagon ever with these tips.

Being "in the black" not enough for financial success, veterinary advisor says

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Mar 19, 2014

Personal finance expert Mark McGaunn, CPA, CFP, covers dos, don'ts and best practices of personal finance for veterinarians.

Keeping up with noncompete clauses in veterinary employment contracts

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2013

Massachusetts, among other states, is looking to ban these controversial clauses you may find when signing on as an associate.

Debunking 20/20: The real truth about veterinary medicine

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Nov 26, 2013

How to tackle your clients' questions in the wake of ABC's news report.

Internal medicine

Journal Scan: How effective are buprenorphine’s analgesic effects in cats?

Aug 20, 2014

This article provides an overview of the analgesic effects of buprenorphine in cats.

UC-Davis veterinarians use near-infrared technique in complex surgery

Aug 08, 2014

New technology may become protocol of choice for surgical cases at veterinary teaching hospitals.

Journal Scan: Uremic gastropathy in cats with kidney disease: does it exist?

Aug 06, 2014

A study looks at whether cats with chronic kidney disease are more likely to develop gastric pathology as a result of uremia.

Audio: Fear Free—right from the beginning

Aug 01, 2014

Hear the steps you can take to achieve stress-free first puppy visits.

Lecture Link: Canine pancreatitis: Insight from an internist

Aug 01, 2014

A summary of the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatitis in dogs.

Dermatology

Video: Keys to a great dermatology visit

Aug 18, 2014

Gene Nesbitt, DVM, MS, DACVD, offers his expert tips on how to conduct a great dermatology visit—and how the business benefits you can generate for your practice from dermatology visits.

Video: Client education for dermatology diagnoses

Aug 18, 2014

Laird Goodman, DVM, CVA, offers suggestions on how to control—not cure—dermatologic conditions in pets; plus, how to educate and set realistic expectations for your clients.

Image Quiz: Fragile, hyperextensible skin in a dog

Jul 01, 2014

Uncover the condition behind this dog's pendulous, delicate skin.

5 facts about fleas and pets' skin

Jun 18, 2014

The lowdown on flea allergy dermatitis

The dermatology toolkit

Jun 01, 2014

This toolkit delivers articles, tips, handouts, videos and tools all designed to make it as easy as possible to discuss dermatology issues with your team and clients. (With an educational grant provided by Zoetis)