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Pet insurance: Rainy-day investing in your team?

VETTED - Oct 19, 2018

Almost all veterinary team members have pets, yet just like average Americans, the vast majority have no pet insurance for that proverbial rainy day. Have you thought about offering this employee benefit?

5 problems with inventory—and how to solve them

VETTED - Oct 17, 2018

Let’s get back to basics—with some advanced technology tips—to manage your veterinary practice inventory to cut costs, increase revenue and better serve more patients and clients.

Glands sakes! Diagnosing and treating sebaceous adenitis in dogs

VETTED - Oct 16, 2018

From pathogenesis to prognosis, here’s what you need to know to help your veterinary patients (and their humans) cope with this scaly condition.

Vet confessions on student debt

VETTED - Oct 05, 2018

Read the real reactions your colleagues in the veterinary world feel regarding their student debt.

What should veterinary clients do with all those sharps?

VETTED - Oct 02, 2018

Help your clients keep out of a sticky situation when they have a pet that needs injections by advising them of proper disposal technique.

4 ways to ruin your surgical space

VETTED - Sep 21, 2018

You dream of performing surgery in a flawlessly designed, perfectly executed veterinary surgical suite. But the reality is often less-than-perfect.

Breaking news

JAVMA study asks: Who’s using nonprofit spay-neuter clinics?

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

New report finds most use is by low-income families whose pets don’t regularly receive veterinary care.

Client handout: Keep cats indoors

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2018

By Jenifer Chatfield, DVM, DACZM

Print this PDF to educate your veterinary clients on the dangers of outdoor living for domestic housecats.

How to manage your equine client herd

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2018

By Kyle Palmer, CVT

Do you know which clients are your prize Thoroughbreds and which ones you’re just happy to plug in when it’s convenient? That’s step one of a three-step process to work with clients who want to be seen right now.

Clinical updates

Beyond the burrito: How to handle aggressive cats

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 19, 2018

By Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB

Veterinary behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta shares tips for dealing with antagonistic tabbies.

Veterinary internships: Examining their value in an era of six-figure debt

VETTED - Oct 18, 2018

By Michael Nappier, DVM, DABVP

If a new graduate wants to to spread her wings in a structured learning environment, the cost of delayed earning may be too high—unless she plans to transform into a specialist.

Oh no! A new tick species we have to worry about in the U.S.

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 16, 2018

By Richard Gerhold, DVM, MS, PhD

The Asian longhorned tick is relatively small, but hardy, causing trouble for pets, wildlife, livestock and humans.

Practice life and business

Pet insurance: Rainy-day investing in your team?

VETTED - Oct 19, 2018

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

Almost all veterinary team members have pets, yet just like average Americans, the vast majority have no pet insurance for that proverbial rainy day. Have you thought about offering this employee benefit?

Getting pumped for rehab with weekly team meetings

VETTED - Oct 18, 2018

By Andrea Mocabee

When these veterinary employees got burned out on daily protocols, regular doses of education and affirmation built up their commitment muscles.

5 problems with inventory—and how to solve them

VETTED - Oct 17, 2018

By Nicole Clausen, CSGGB

Let’s get back to basics—with some advanced technology tips—to manage your veterinary practice inventory to cut costs, increase revenue and better serve more patients and clients.

Teamwork and communication

Letter to dvm360: Actually, technician utilization is not ‘innovative’ at all

FIRSTLINE - Oct 19, 2018

By Teri Kleist, CVT

The struggle is real for veterinary nurses who want to do what they’re trained to do.

Is Walmart insulin OK for pets?

FIRSTLINE - Oct 17, 2018

By David Bruyette, DVM, DACVIM

A pet owner reached out to us for an expert answer on insulin for a canine with diabetes. We said, "Go talk to your vet." But here’s the lowdown for your veterinary team on what a boarded internist has to say on the issue.

Strategies to help clients pay for veterinary care

FIRSTLINE - Oct 16, 2018

By Julie Carlson, CVT

Life happens, and it’s rife with accidents (which cost money). How can we help clients cover the costs of veterinary care so they can take care of their pets while we still cover our bottom line?

Photo packages

Vet confessions: Find someone to lean on

dvm360.com - Oct 01, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Veterinary professionals lean toward introversion most of the time, but there’s value in fostering the connections in your life.

Don’t break your break room

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 28, 2018

By Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

You need to save money, but are you sure your veterinary hospital break room needs to be a dark, cramped closet? Here are four things to boost hospital comfort and ease stress on the most important people in your hospital: your team.

Meet the 2018 dvm360/VHMA Practice Manager of the Year finalists

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 18, 2018

By Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

These 10 top-notch finalists are pros at tackling veterinary practice problems. How will they inspire you?

Hospital design

Design for surgical (suite) precision

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Oct 04, 2018

By David Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA

This veterinary surgeon has seen it all ... installed in the wrong places. Here are a few things to think about in your surgical suite when you build a new hospital or knock the walls around in your current one.

Best of break rooms

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Oct 01, 2018

By Wayne Usiak, AIA

Veterinary architect shares the features that teams love.

Don’t break your break room

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Sep 28, 2018

By Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

You need to save money, but are you sure your veterinary hospital break room needs to be a dark, cramped closet? Here are four things to boost hospital comfort and ease stress on the most important people in your hospital: your team.