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The dvm360 leadership challenge

Fear-Free: A dvm360 Leadership Challenge - Aug 01, 2015

Have you embraced this movement yet? No matter what level your veterinary practice is ready for, we've compiled everything you need to decrease patient stress and anxiety. ...

Practice finances

Nationwide offers broad-sweeping insurance plan for veterinary clients

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 06, 2015

Whole Pet with Wellness plan expands coverage, reimburses 90 percent of eligible costs.

Upset about veterinary debt? Don’t blame the students

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2015

Veterinary students in general are managing their debt within reason; solutions to this massive problem will have to come from elsewhere.

Everything you ever wanted to know about wellness plans

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 23, 2015

One important fact: Clients who enroll in these bundled-services plans spend 57 percent more per patient—or nearly $300 a year.

Are you speaking in jargon on your veterinary invoices?


Stop making pet owners ask your receptionist, "What does this mean?"

4 ways to fix the legal profession—from a dual DVM-JD

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 21, 2015

Tougher standards can improve the legal profession’s well-deserved reputation.

Client relations

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month

FIRSTLINE - Nov 25, 2015

Help pet owners celebrate their senior cats by offering them optimum health. The AAFP serves up some handouts and guides to make senior care simpler.

Avoid the 2 a.m. foodie call

FIRSTLINE - Nov 24, 2015

Don't let your veterinary clients give up on their cat's weight management because of late-night hunger pangs.

BizQuiz: Are you worth the wait?

FIRSTLINE - Nov 23, 2015

Do you rock the clock or is it time to consider strategies to reduce your veterinary clients' wait time? Use this checklist to test your team.

4 food-free Fear-Free veterinary tips

Nov 20, 2015

Use these quick low-stress tips for pets who aren't food motivated.

Shades of gray in the veterinarian-client relationship

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 20, 2015

Prioritizing standard of care doesn’t mean a practitioner can never compromise.

Life balance

Strive for balance on the high wire

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2015

Work-life balance isn’t a constant state of being. Rather, it’s a the process of making small adjustments all the time.

I lost it when my cat died

FIRSTLINE - Nov 18, 2015

The veterinary professional in me was determined to continue going to work. But personally, I was a mess. One day, while I was lost in a cloud of grief, my boyfriend asked, "Are you ever going to feel better?" I wasn’t really sure.

Veterinarians are cooler than physicians


We should celebrate how multi-species knowledge, multidisciplinary work and amazing levels of client service help us outperform other medical professionals.

Gregg Takashima, DVM, stole his first pet—and saved lives in the process


This veterinarian believed so much in the human-animal bond he “liberated” his surgery dog while in veterinary school, leading to a change in university policy.

University of Tennessee requires self-health classes for veterinary students

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 20, 2015

Success and wellness course will emphasize five areas of mental, physical and professional health.