Articles by Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD - dvm360
Articles by Christopher J. Allen, DVM, JD

Selling a veterinary practice: Retirement boom or bust?

Apr 1, 2014

Veterinary owners looking to sell in the next decade face unprecedented levels of market competition from fellow baby boomers. Here's how to position your practice to sell to a new generation of buyers.

Should veterinary owners continue providing healthcare benefits—or not?

Mar 1, 2014

The Affordable Care Act may make it financially sensible for your small veterinary practice to stop providing an employee plan. It may also eliminate a part of ownership that was a headache anyway.

Don't fall prey to these delegation dangers at your veterinary clinic

Feb 1, 2014

If veterinarians delegate too many tasks they risk taking themselves out of the loop. Don't delegate enough and risk inefficiencies and employee resentment. Here's how to get it just right.

Conspiracy theory: Excluding competition from nearby veterinary clinics

Jan 1, 2014

There are real-world effects if a handful of veterinary clinics from the same geographic area foster an anticompetitive environment.

Keeping up with noncompete clauses in veterinary employment contracts

Dec 1, 2013

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

Pyometra plus refusal to spay: A look at two veterinary cases

Oct 1, 2013

Management, legal and ethical issues abound when veterinarians recommend 'emergency' procedures to hesitant pet owners.

Attention, young veterinarians: These financial secrets will change your life

Sep 1, 2013

Are you a penniless new veterinary grad? These two strategies can make a huge impact on your bank account and debt load.

Harness your veterinary practice purchasing prowess

Aug 1, 2013

A carefully planned strategy could make you a contender in the race for veterinary practice ownership.

Avoid these pitfalls when switching a veterinary associate to production-based pay

Jul 1, 2013

Transitioning veterinary associates to production-based pay.

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