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Handle concerns about the price of heartworm prevention

VETTED - Jun 21, 2018

Money makes the world go ‘round. It’s also a large reason your veterinary clients won’t buy the preventives their pets need. Here are some tips from the experts to explain the value to pet owners.

Veterinary clients, hospitals not together on parasitology

VETTED - Jun 21, 2018

A survey of veterinary teams and their clients yielded some buggy data. Namely, there was a difference between what veterinary teams thought pet owners learned and valued, and what pet owners thought and valued. Is this you?

Letters to Vetted: Yeah, that IS how I’d change vet school!

VETTED - Jun 21, 2018

'If I ruled the world' … Dr. Sarah Wooten would have done her education a little differently. These readers, largely, agreed.

Finalists for Practice Manager of the Year are ...

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 21, 2018

... being announced at Fetch dvm360 in Kansas City in August. For details and rules, read on.

Client handout: Your pet suffered a cruciate ligament injury. Now what?

VETTED - Jun 15, 2018

Use this printable handout to help veterinary clients understand what's happening with their pet's joint, and how it can be repaired.

New tricks to take the pressure off dogs with glaucoma

VETTED - Jun 15, 2018

Veterinarians may be gaining the upper hand on this frustrating disease.

Breaking news

B-Lyme-y!

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 22, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Data shows pets aren’t getting complete protection against fleas, ticks and Lyme disease.

Heart of gold: The families and veterinary teams of the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 20, 2018

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

It's been six years since Morris Animal Foundation launched its groundbreaking prospective canine health study. Where are they now?

The Mechanic: An exam room poem

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 18, 2018

By Gina Singleton, DVM

Your interactions with veterinary clients may not always be poetry in motion, but they can serve as poetry inspiration.

Clinical updates

Handle concerns about the price of heartworm prevention

VETTED - Jun 21, 2018

By Sue O'Brien

Money makes the world go ‘round. It’s also a large reason your veterinary clients won’t buy the preventives their pets need. Here are some tips from the experts to explain the value to pet owners.

A checklist for safer surgeries

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 19, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

Studies in both human and veterinary medicine have shown that implementing surgical safety checklists can reduce postoperative complications. Perhaps it's time to try it in your practice?

Journal Scan: In veterinary surgery, check thrice, cut once

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Jun 19, 2018

By Amy Van Gels, DVM

Can a simple safety checklist reduce veterinary surgical complications?

Practice life and business

Practice tip: Use rewards card for cash back on veterinary purchases

VETTED - Jun 21, 2018

By Jackie Ballay

This financial manager, who loves her Capital One card, asks her colleagues, “What’s in YOUR wallet?”

Letters to Vetted: Yeah, that IS how I’d change vet school!

VETTED - Jun 21, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

'If I ruled the world' … Dr. Sarah Wooten would have done her education a little differently. These readers, largely, agreed.

Finalists for Practice Manager of the Year are ...

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Jun 21, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

... being announced at Fetch dvm360 in Kansas City in August. For details and rules, read on.

Teamwork and communication

Vet team confessions: The tiny tears in our souls

FIRSTLINE - Jun 22, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

From their experiences with imposter syndrome and compassion fatigue to feeling like no one really understands what they do, veterinary technicians and practice managers share the little cuts and wounds that bleed them dry in their daily practice lives.

Buy now! Kittens make great consumers

FIRSTLINE - Jun 15, 2018

By Kathryn Primm, DVM, Brendan Howard, Business Channel Director

You’ve got the medical essentials for a new kitten on lock. But what about recommendations for a home life that will make for a happier, healthier cat in the long run? Dr. Kathryn Primm recommends starting them early on three products.

Meet the mutt-ley crew of bad dog behaviors

FIRSTLINE - Jun 15, 2018

By Sherrie Yuschak, RVT

Let’s learn what Elvis Presley, Steppenwolf and George Thorogood can teach us to coach pet owners through their precocious pooches’ bad manners.

Photo packages

Vet team confessions: The tiny tears in our souls

FIRSTLINE - Jun 22, 2018

By dvm360.com staff

From their experiences with imposter syndrome and compassion fatigue to feeling like no one really understands what they do, veterinary technicians and practice managers share the little cuts and wounds that bleed them dry in their daily practice lives.

Simply golden: A Golden Retriever Lifetime Study veterinary visit

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 20, 2018

By Portia Stewart, Editor, Team Channel Director

Take a peek inside a veterinary exam room as Truman the golden retriever visits his veterinarian to provide samples for the study, funded by Morris Animal Foundation.

High-flying planes in your hospital

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 20, 2018

By Tim Parsons, AIA

The overhead horizontal plane is showing up in dvm360 Hospital Design Competition entries. Will it land in your own practice design?

Hospital design

High-flying planes in your hospital

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 20, 2018

By Tim Parsons, AIA

The overhead horizontal plane is showing up in dvm360 Hospital Design Competition entries. Will it land in your own practice design?

The evolving veterinary reception area

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 13, 2018

By Vicki Pollard, CVT, AIA

Flex that space for the benefit of clinic and clients.

They care a lot!

VETERINARY HOSPITAL DESIGN - Jun 13, 2018

By Ashley Griffin

We don’t want to be corny, but the team at Care Animal Hospital of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, opted for high-quality materials and carefully planned details that show they care about clients when it came to their hospital's new veterinary design.