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What M.A.S.H. taught me about being a veterinarian

FIRSTLINE - Jan 24, 2018

These are the lessons I learned from the TV show M.A.S.H. that help me at work and at home.

Not another shedding question …

VETTED - Jan 16, 2018

You know shedding is normal, but your veterinary clients (who are likely covered in dog or cat hair) may not. Here’s how to handle concerns about “excessive” shedding.

Reaching for declaw alternatives? Four products to recommend

VETTED - Jan 11, 2018

Miss Kitty would love these options for curbing her destructive scratching in the house.

Client handout: Lower stress for the sick cat

VETTED - Jan 10, 2018

Experts think conditions like feline idiopathic cystitis are exacerbated (maybe even caused) by the feline stress response. Once cats are sick, what can your veterinary clients do to lower stress for their sensitive cat? This handout can help.

Remind yourself about reminders

VETTED - Jan 05, 2018

Have you recently been reminded to remember to revisit your reminder system to remind pet owners about the importance of remembering their pet's care? Sorry, this sentence sounded better in our heads than written out. Let's just dive in ...

“Keep your paws off my claws”

VETTED - Jan 04, 2018

Feliscratch by Feliway might be the perfect solution to help cats keep their claws, cat owners keep their furniture and both keep their sanity.

Breaking news

Brakke Consulting acquired by Switzerland-based Stonehaven

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 22, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Merger will expand animal health consulting capabilities across the Atlantic, representatives say.

VIN Foundation essay competition offers cash prizes

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 22, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary students who write about solutions for the profession may be awarded up to $3,000.

Vet life transitions: The next step in a veterinary career

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jan 18, 2018

By Emily Tincher, DVM, Marshall Liger, CVT, CVPM, Jerilynn Weisshaar, DVM

Three veterinary professionals share their stories of what it was like to emerge from one stage of a career to the next: the fears, the joys—and the complete surprises.

Clinical updates

Fast feline-friendly fixes

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 22, 2018

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

Employ these easily executed efforts for keeping cats more content in your veterinary practice.

Osteoarthritis management update

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 19, 2018

By David Dycus, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

Veterinarians should recognize that treatment now comes in many forms, says Dr. David Dycus.

Not another shedding question …

VETTED - Jan 16, 2018

By Darin Dell, DVM, DACVD

You know shedding is normal, but your veterinary clients (who are likely covered in dog or cat hair) may not. Here’s how to handle concerns about “excessive” shedding.

Practice life and business

3 companies that offer direct appointment booking

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 23, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

We can’t wait to show you these wait-eliminating companies that offer direct appointment booking to help veterinary clients skip the wait … you get the picture.

Stop sabotaging your veterinary team members

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 23, 2018

By Bash Halow, LVT, CVPM

Revisit the status quo and get your practice procedures dialed in.

10 business resolutions for 2018

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jan 22, 2018

By Tom McFerson, CPA, ABV

Sure, you’ve given yourself expectations and goals for the new year, but how many of those apply to your veterinary practice? Here are a few suggestions to chew on.

Teamwork and communication

What M.A.S.H. taught me about being a veterinarian

FIRSTLINE - Jan 24, 2018

By Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD

These are the lessons I learned from the TV show M.A.S.H. that help me at work and at home.

Streamline your flea product offerings and win back sales

FIRSTLINE - Jan 23, 2018

By Roger Zinn, CVPM

Give your hospital focus and strengthen your recommendations to veterinary clients.

5 ways to manage change

FIRSTLINE - Jan 23, 2018

By Oriana D. Scislowicz, BS, LVT

As veterinary practice managers, we can help make our teams more adaptable and efficient.

Photo packages

Fast feline-friendly fixes

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jan 22, 2018

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

Employ these easily executed efforts for keeping cats more content in your veterinary practice.

Holistic treatment areas

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 15, 2018

By Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

These spaces are functional and stress-reducing for veterinary patients and the teams working with them.

Light it up

VETTED - Jan 03, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

See examples of natural light infusing the veterinary hospital environment, and hear from this Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Conference speaker why you want as much as you can get (but don't get crazy).

Hospital design

20 tips to survive a veterinary hospital construction project

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 18, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

Longtime veterinary architect Dan Chapel has tricks for keeping your sanity intact during this period of change.

Holistic treatment areas

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 15, 2018

By Katie James, dvm360 Associate Content Specialist

These spaces are functional and stress-reducing for veterinary patients and the teams working with them.

Has veterinary architect Dan Chapel ever put too much storage in a clinic floor plan?

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jan 11, 2018

By Dan Chapel, AIA, NCARB

Go high to increase storage and eliminate dust at the same time.