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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

Bringing balance to your veterinary practice’s financial health

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 10, 2017

If you don’t consider the balance sheet along with your income statement, you really have no idea if your business is healthy.

Personal accounts: True tales of veterinary spending - Oct 07, 2017

Ever wondered, "How can my coworker afford THAT?" or thought, "I don't know how anyone lives on what she makes?" Here's your chance to see how other veterinary professionals are managing their money.

Biz Essentials: Buying or Selling a Veterinary Practice


Tools, tips and plans to inspire you to buy a veterinary practice, help you sell a practice or get your deal with the right buyer and sell through.

Letter to dvm360: Pricing veterinary services is more complicated than article suggests

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 05, 2017

If practice owners held prices at or below inflation, we’d all go broke, reader maintains.

Practice get sold? Don’t be pressured to ‘scan and sign’

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 29, 2017

If you’re an associate veterinarian, your new employment contract is worth a careful read—so don’t let the new corporate team pressure you into a quick turnaround.

Client relations

4 MORE things pet owners aren’t telling you

Oct 18, 2017

What are veterinary clients thinking? Speakers may tell you, but Brian Conrad, CVPM has a new approach: letting a panel of pet owners give feedback in real time.

What the eclipse taught me about customer service

DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 18, 2017

From a big city to a small town, from an isolated island to a mall, my big trip to see astronomy at work also reminded me how things have changed for American consumers and maybe veterinary hospitals.

World's cutest dog muzzle?

VETTED - Oct 17, 2017

This soft, duck-billed muzzle might turn an angry dog outburst into a funny angry-Donald Duck-like experience. Veterinary professionals, decide for yourself.

Two ideas for talking about feline constipation on social media


Do you feel stuck when it comes to educating clients about this common veterinary issue? Here are a couple of ways to get conversation flowing.

Weapons for the war on boredom


Ain't nobody got time for pet enrichment when you're just trying to talk clients into crucial medical work. But our latest veterinary survey shows pet enrichment IS on your mind, so maybe it should also be in your exam room recommendations, your online pharmacy and in the reception area.

Life balance

Fetch serves up the Veterinary Confessionals Project on multiple levels - Oct 11, 2017

Now a feature for the Fetch exhibit hall, the Veterinary Confessionals Project is expanding into other avenues to bring the profession together.

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


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.