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dvm360 Leadership Challenge: Go Your Own Way

Mar 13, 2017

What's your hustle, people? Do you need to pay student debt? Do you need a return on your practice—the biggest one possible? Are you worried about the legacy of your practice—and need an associate? Are you petered out in a team member career and want to own? Do you hate corporations? Do you need corporate benefits? ...

Practice finances

The Affordable Care Act: Still alive and well—for now

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 21, 2017

Despite efforts to repeal or replace, veterinarians still need to be aware of health insurance regulations—for themselves and their employees.

Price matching? We're better than that

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 21, 2017

Time-consuming price matching and a less-than-stellar online store drove me to talk the practice owner into big changes when it came to product sales at her veterinary practice.

How I saved more than $100,000 for my hospital

VETTED - Sep 19, 2017

If it's too expensive to hire somebody like me (we're worth our weight in gold, come on), try seven other tweaks to get your veterinary practice inventory better managed and lower priced.

Why 'use it or lose it' works in veterinary wellness plans

VETTED - Sep 15, 2017

When veterinary clients pay an annual fee—or monthly installments—for wellness services over the course of a year, will they be mad if they don't use them? Not if you remind them. (You ARE sending out regular reminders for everything, right?)

Is income-based the way to go for student loans?

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 12, 2017

What’s a veterinarian to do with all that student debt?

Client relations

PrettyLitter: A new ally in veterinary disease detection?

VETERINARY MEDICINE - Sep 21, 2017

Cats are masters of disguising pain and illness, but this kitty litter is designed to help reveal their true colors.

Price matching? We're better than that

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Sep 21, 2017

Time-consuming price matching and a less-than-stellar online store drove me to talk the practice owner into big changes when it came to product sales at her veterinary practice.

Ask clients, 'How unique is your pet's name?'

FIRSTLINE - Sep 13, 2017

Go ahead and ask pet-owning clients on Facebook or elsewhere this question. They loved it at my New Jersey veterinary hospital.

Non-pharmaceutical products for noise aversion

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 23, 2017

Consider these solutions to help calm your petrified veterinary patients.

Feline physical rehab: 7 tips to reduce stress to boost success

FIRSTLINE - Aug 21, 2017

Yes, you CAN rehab a cat. Really! It's all about getting them comfortable in the environment.

Life balance

Fetch speakers up the ante with veterinary ‘Cards Against Humanity’ spin-off

dvm360.com - Sep 13, 2017

The deck is stacked with these Fetch speakers, who have found a way to work in the oh-so-scandalous card game into their sessions.

How to cut the clinic cord when you clock out

FIRSTLINE - Aug 25, 2017

If you struggle to mentally distance yourself from your veterinary patients and team members—even when they’re miles away and you’re off the clock—read these tips and prepare to disengage.

Nine (neon) signs your veterinary practice is in trouble

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 08, 2017

Sometimes the practice owner is the last to know. Watch for these flashing signs of warning to get ahead of the curve.

4 steps to get those monkeys off your back

VETTED - Aug 07, 2017

If you take emotional responsibility for everyone else's problems, putting their monkeys on your back and in your mind, you'll have a hard time finding room for your own needs at the end of the veterinary workday.

Stay wild (about veterinary medicine)

VETERINARY ECONOMICS - Aug 01, 2017

Dr. Ernie Ward shares his thoughts on how to achieve happiness and success and reveals how he can still be crazy about veterinary medicine after all these years.