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Articles by Brendan Howard, Business and Team Channel Director

Maryland monkey comes home

Mar 1, 2008

In December a judge ordered the return of Armani, a capuchin monkey, to the home of Rockville, Md., resident Elyse Gazewitz. Armani had been in custody at a zoo since May, when he was seized after an animal sanctuary employee called authorities to report Gazewitz's possession of the monkey.

Does your team want you gone?

Mar 1, 2008

If you feel cartoon daggers hitting you in the back of your head at work when you walk by your grumpiest employees, you may not be hallucinating.

Using software for consistent care

Program tracks doctors' adherence to protocols and clients' compliance with recommendations.
Mar 1, 2008

Dr. David McGrath is owner of seven practices, and at one time they used four software programs between them. Now they all use the same system. This has allowed them to try new ideas to boost compliance, which so far have resulted in gross revenue increases of up to 50 percent. Take Dr. McGrath's lessons into account as you evaluate your own practice software—and what it can do for you.

A head made for poking

Feb 19, 2008

It starts with the head. The simulated head of a Labrador, that is.

Good ways to break bad news

An overweight owner with an obese pet. A possible euthanasia patient. An older pet in decline. Use these tips for talking to pet owners in tough situations.
Jan 1, 2008

They're the situations you dread.

Stay safe in ambulatory equine practice

When you're all alone at the clinic or on a farm call, are you doing everything you can to protect yourself and your team from being irradiated, assaulted, or ripped off by drug users and thieves?
Nov 1, 2007

Danger lurks at every turn in equine practice. Here's how to stay safe.

The new era of corporate practice

Learn why private investors and corporate buyers think veterinary medicine is a golden opportunity—and how you can get your share.
Nov 1, 2007

Learn why private investors and corporate buyers think veterinary medicine is a golden opportunity—and how you can get your share.

New corporate practice player: BrightHeart Veterinary Centers

Nov 1, 2007

Learn more about this specialty and emergency hospital group.

The worst client ever

Sep 1, 2007

You know those horse owners who ruin an otherwise great day? Well, shape 'em up—or ship 'em out.

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